The Brooklyn Home Company designs Passivhaus in Brooklyn

American studio The Brooklyn Home Company has designed a Brooklyn townhouse using Passivhaus principles in New York‘s Carroll Gardens neighbourhood.

The Sackett Street townhouse comprises four storeys as well as a rooftop with views of the Manhattan skyline, along with a basement and a drive-in garage.

The four-storey townhouse has views of the Manhattan skyline

Stairs from an outside decking area lead to a back garden, and a private terrace is accessed from the main bedroom.

Passivhaus is a recognised European energy standard for homes that require minimal energy to heat or cool and promote high indoor air quality.

The Sackett Street townhouse’s back garden

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