Sunny Brooklyn Studio with roof deck, storage, garden, bbq and hot tub access. Great Location and Amenities! The apartment features state-of-the-art, EnergyStar efficient appliances: Frigidaire Gallery Electric Range with Induction Cooktop, Bosch Stainless Steel Dishwasher, Ariston Combo Washer and Dryer, 5-Stage Reverse Osmosis Water Filter System and more.
Since August Bright ‘n Green Brooklyn has been at full capacity, including welcoming Enavant fitness into our first floor commercial space.
The feedback we’ve been getting from our full house has been awesome! Here’s a few of our favorite tenant snacks, presented on our recycled, engineered composite stone countertops from IceStone comprised of glass and shell.
During a press conference August 20th, President Jimmy Carter announced that he will begin treatment for melanoma. The thoughts and prayers of the Bright ‘n Green family are with President and Mrs. Carter at this time. In honor of the great man we thought to share with you his 1977 Environmental Message to the Congress.
In case of a fire at Bright ‘n Green, along with smoke and carbon monoxide detectors and a fire standpipe and sprinklers, an extra ventilation system helps with smoke relief by pressurizing the main staircase for easier evacuation and fire department access. Building materials used in construction are non-combustible. The building’s structural elements, doors and walls are made of fireproof steel, and extra levels of protective coatings on gypsum board.
The Fourth of July is a great time to get some sun, have a little fun and forget about the daily grind as we celebrate our nation’s birthday. But just because it’s an excuse to party hardy, we shouldn’t forget that keeping things green and protecting our environment over the holiday is just as important as making the perfect apple pie or lighting up the barbecue. With this in mind, we’ve rounded up seven ways you can add a little bit of green to your patriotic party and still have plenty of fun – read on!
Monday marked the 100th anniversary of the opening of subway service from Manhattan to Coney Island via the Manhattan Bridge. In commemoration the MTA is putting into regular service vintage subway cars. Riders will be able to experience the varied cars this weekend from noon to 4PM, beginning at the Brighton Beach Q station.
Yes, POO. In the name of extreme resourcefulness, recycling human waste is the ultimate, efficient way to use what naturally occurs – already Bill Gates has tasted potable water converted from human excrement …
So how is human waste recycled and reused, and is it really worth the trouble?
Today is Arbor Day. It’s a holiday that inspires each one of us to stop and think about the many ways trees enrich our lives.
Trees do practical things like keep our air clean and provide shade from the hot summer sun. They’re a safe haven for amazing animals, and they also make our homes and neighborhoods more beautiful.
Earth Day 2015 Activities: 15 Ideas And Ways To Celebrate Mother Nature And Become An Environmental Steward22 Apr 2015, Posted by Bright 'n Green in Blog
Efficient yet spacious Brooklyn 2 bedroom / 2 bathroom DUPLEX LOFT with additional open-to-below sleeping loft, private garden terrace, multifunctional use design and roof deck with hot tub and BBQ access, it’s scaled-down living WITH all the frills. Perfect for entertaining and hosting friends and family – design offers easy conversion into multiple sleeping quarters, making it ideal for overnight beach-going guests. Also a great layout for work-at-home types. Uber-sustainable design, no Heat, AC or Electricity bills and the finest indoor air quality and comfort. Multiple, large windows are oriented utilising Passive House principles for maximum natural daylight. LED lighting accents architectural features and offers a variety of general task lighting options for when the sun goes down
BROOKLYN APARTMENT REDUCED! LAST BNG UNIT FOR RENT! 2STORY/2BATH STUDIO LOFT – $2,150 You can always see what the ocean is up to in this perfectly efficient yet spacious two-story studio loft. With open-to-below sleeping space, two bathrooms, multifunctional use design and roof deck with hot tub and BBQ access, it’s scaled-down living WITH all the frills. Perfect for the couple that likes to host — design offers easy conversion into guest sleeping quarters, making it ideal for overnight beach-going guests. Also a great layout for work-at-home types. Uber-sustainable design, no heat or electricity bills and the finest indoor air quality and comfort. Multiple, large windows are oriented utilising Passive House principles for maximum natural daylight, and architecture accenting LED lighting, as well, as varied forms of general task LED lighting options are available for when the sun goes down.
From icy Antarctica to the International Space Station, WWF’s Earth Hour swept around the globe on Saturday 28 March 2015 (8:30 p.m. local time). Millions of Earth Hour supporters worldwide joined forces to highlight the need for climate action. Revisit the highlights and energy the movement generated across the world!
Chip Giller of Grist wants us to get serious. Tracing his own experiences trying to raise awareness about climate change and environmental damage, he realized that people weren’t responding to urgent, strident messages about impending doom. In this talk, he shares his wisdom and challenges us to use humor to highlight complex and crucial issues.
One of Bright ‘n Green’s most significant features is the fresh air purification and distribution system. These innovations combined with Bright ‘n Green being constructed & finished with all non-toxic material and the site remediated of all contaminants give residents the highest indoor quality air possible.
24 Jan 2015, Posted by Bright 'n Green in Blog, RENTALS
Brooklyn 2 story / 2 bath STUDIO LOFT – ROOFDECK/HOTTUB ACCESS – No Heat/AC/Electricity Bills
Green Condos nearing the finish line in Brighton Beach. Prices will start at $325,000 for a studio and go up to $850,000 for a two-bedroom with two baths. The building will sell energy back to the grid, and residents should have very low or no utility bills, as we wrote in November. There will also be composting toilets and a hot tub, said a story today in The New York Daily News.
Front and center is Bright ’n Green, Scarano’s slogan-named apartment building at 67 Brighton 1st Lane that he says — in his inimitable brash style — will be nothing short of revolutionary. “It’s wonderful!” gushed Pat Singer, the founder of the Brighton Beach Neighborhood Association. In fact, the building is meant to be “net positive” — meaning that it will sell energy back to the grid.
“BnG is unique because it’s a more typical species of urban building—a mid-rise multi-unit residence that also has a ground floor commercial space. That makes it a replicable example for future development in urban neighborhoods, which are strong markets for mixed-use real estate.”
We recently completed a Green Globes® New Construction Stage II Assessment for the Bright ‘n Green Condominiums in Brooklyn, New York. Bright ‘n Green achieved a score of 837 out of 912 available points for a score of 92% which is equivalent to Four Green Globes® for leadership and excellence in the practice of energy, water, and efficiency to reduce environmental impacts.
The National Association of Homebuilders’ National Green Building Standard (NGBS) program is the only Green Certification program endorsed by the ICC (International Code Council). The Standard has four levels: Bronze, Silver, Gold, and Emerald. Bright ‘n Green achieves the Emerald NGBS Green Certification level.
Wouldn’t it seem that finding out where a product is made is an easy task? Not so. In my quest as a researcher to purchase locally made, sustainably manufactured products for Bright ‘n Green, I’ve repeatedly run into difficulty with the transparency of processes behind many products….
One Year Later: Bright ‘n Green – built two feet above 100-Year Flood Elevation with Air-Tight Doors and Windows29 Oct 2013, Posted by Linda Alexander in Blog
In a parable worthy of Noah’s Ark, sustainable mixed-use development Bright ‘n Green, at 67 Brighton First Lane in Brighton Beach, literally held tight when Super Storm Sandy hit the shoreline less than two blocks away. The award-winning project sustained up to 90-mile winds and…
The Bright ‘n Green team was in attendance with over 200 others at the NYC Brownfield Partnership fifth annual, 2013 Big Apple Brownfield Awards recognizing seven outstanding New York City remediation projects. The ceremony was held at the NYU School of Law and included developers, regulators, consultants,…
BJ Elliott & Tom Polansky of Intelligent Power & Air Solutions (IPAS) on Bright ‘n Green’s Advantix Liquid Desiccant Air Quality Control system. IPAS is a veteran-owned small business with over 75 years of combined experience providing solutions to the public and private sector. Elliott says,…
“Like other coastal communities of Brooklyn, Brighton Beach was devastated by Sandy’s waters. But a nearly finished new construction in the area, built with a focus on efficiency and sustainability, was completely unaffected. We visited the site with the project’s architect to find out why…
Recently six public radio stations were awarded $3,000 grants to produce stories that bring to light often ignored public policy issues of water quality, the need to manage water through ecofriendly infrastructure and the resulting impact of current policies on their local areas. The “Think Outside the…
Passive House is a European standard of building design that achieves a 90% energy reduction for projects that comply and are certified by their energy modeling called “PHPP”. Any building can be made to comply, from a one family house to a 500 unit apartment building and the standards, while…
Sustainable homes have been popping up in many Brooklyn nabes and now a new eco-condo complex called Bright N’ Green is putting Brighton Beach on the sustainable property map too. The 15,000 square foot, NYC Green Property-certified building by Scarano Architect PLLC will house six units complete with solar panels and wind turbines on the roof as well as a greywater system and insulated panels to boost energy-efficiency.