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With such features as operable windows, reclaimed red oak flooring, and
low-VOC finishes, this space embodies the brand identity of natural, time-honored techniques while the historic building preservation honors the
store’s roots as an apothecary since 1851. Built to LEED Gold standards, the
project involved coordination between retail, architect, and MEP teams even
before design development. Consuming 30 percent less water than code
requirements and 20 percent more energy-efficient than code, the store
features all Energy Star appliances, 90 percent LED lighting, an additional
cavity wall for insulation, vacancy sensors, double-glazed argon-filled window units, and shared-condenser, variable-speed, on-demand AC units.
Materials include reclaimed metal ceiling tiles, recycled rubber flooring, and
Sustainable Assessment Floor-certified linoleum.
Architect Allen + Killcoyne Architects New York, NY
Engineering Ir win Associates Consulting Engineers New York, NY
General Contracting JT Megan Inc. New York, NY
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