Client:Union Grove Associates II, LLC
Date:July 08, 2016

Enterprise Green Communities
Mother Arnetta Crawford Apartments
Bronx, NY

Mother Arnetta Crawford Apartments is a multifamily residential apartment building, located in the Bronx, New York. The property is owned by Union Grove Associates II, LLC. It includes one building totaling approximately 83,000 SF that provides 84 affordable apartments for low-income families. The building amenities include recreation rooms, outdoor play area, laundry room, and a parking garage.

R3 Energy helped the building achieve:

Enterprise Green Communities Criteria is developed to bring the improved health, economic, and environmental benefits of sustainable construction practices to low-income families. The mandatory criteria focus on energy efficiency, resource conservation, efficient operations, healthy living environment, and planning neighborhoods in better ways. In addition to satisfying all the mandatory criteria, Mother Arnetta Crawford Apartments has achieved an additional 62 points for going above and beyond the requirement.

The project highlights include the following:

  • Achieved over 20% energy cost savings above ASHRAE 90.1-2007 baseline model
  • All ENERGY STAR appliances and WaterSense-labeled fixtures
  • Diversion of 87% of the construction waste from landfill
  • Using regionally sourced and manufactured materials with high recycled content
  • Increased indoor air quality management and smoke-free building
  • Implementing fundamental and enhanced commissioning
  • Green Power purchase
  • Water efficient landscaping