REAL ESTATE WEEKLY
Related LEEDing the way with sustainable building “Heat pumps are efficient on the air- conditioning side but use a portion of electricity for the heating side,” said Matthews. “By using a hybrid, it combines the best of both worlds. Tenants won’t use electricity.” The BULLDOGTM Hybrid Pump proved successful at an earlier Related project: the 274-unit Tribeca Green on North End Avenue, which was built in 2004. Several years after sales began at the condominium tower, Related pledged to earn LEED ratings for all of its projects. “We do stuff that makes sense and is justifiable. We don’t want to do anything just for green flash.”
Vice President of Sustainability at
Related Companies, NYC
There are 1700 BULLDOGTM Heat Pumps installed at the 60 story 450 W42nd St in New York City.