Energy Upgrades in Historic Buildings Series: Hotel Marcel in New Haven, CT, Livestream, May 25, 1-2 pm ET

  • 25 May 2022
  • Start time : 01:00 PM
  • End time : 02:00 PM
  • Event Host : Urban Green Council
Hotel Marcel in New Haven, CT,
Event Description

Join Urban Green Council for the fourth episode of the Energy Upgrades in Historic Buildings series, featuring a case study of the hyper-sustainable Hotel Marcel, formerly the Pirelli Building, in New Haven, CT.

Designed by Marcel Breuer, the iconic two-tiered brutalist building was originally commissioned by the Armstrong Rubber Company (later incorporated into tire manufacturer Pirelli) as its headquarters, with administrative and executive offices elevated over factory and testing facilities on the first two floors. 

Learn about the hotel, including the ambitious plan for its all-electric, net-zero energy design and pending Passive House and LEED Platinum certification. Specific challenges include air sealing and insulating a concrete shell, installing all-electric appliances for a commercial kitchen for the on-site restaurant, and implementing a state-of-the-art heat pump water heating system

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Urban Green Council
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Bruce Redman Becker
      President, Becker + Becker

      Kate Doherty
      Building Systems Analyst, Steven Winter Associates

      John Askew
      Principal, LN Consulting

      Ian Donahue
      Project Manager, LN Consulting
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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