LEED BD+C: Homes v3 - LEED 2008
Eagleview II Senior - Bernard Hankin Building
LEED Platinum 2012
Sustainable measures include managing water and air infiltration, insulated windows, planting native species, drought resistant landscaping, ENERGY STAR appliances, bio-swales and porous paving.
The Bernard Hankin Building is the highest scoring LEED platinum v2008 affordable Homes project in Pennsylvania. LEED buildings allow residents to enjoy a more comfortable, healthier and sustainable home. Features in LEED certified buildings also create a reduction in energy consumption, greenhouse gas emissions and water consumption which allow for a marked reduction in energy bills.
The 50,857 square foot building’s features a highly efficient geothermal water source heat pump system and a large photovoltaic solar system which provides electricity that offsets the building's common area utility cost.
Other sustainable measures include managing water and air infiltration, insulated windows, planting native species, drought resistant landscaping, ENERGY STAR appliances, bio-swales and porous paving.
The Bernard Hankin Building is comprised of 50 affordable and age restricted apartment homes and was brought about by a partnership between The Hankin Group, The Pennsylvania Housing and Finance Agency, Chester County Commissioners, Uwchlan Township and Wells Fargo.
Within the last six years the Hankin Group has worked closely with the U.S. Green Building Council to obtain LEED certification on several commercial and residential projects. Sustainability and environmental impact are key components to the Hankin Group’s philosophy and they continue to be a leader in Pennsylvania by developing energy efficient and sustainable offices and residences.