Bright Power Solar Project Wins Award


Bright Power is proud to be part of the project team for Dumont Green, winner of a 2012 Building Brooklyn Awards™. The Brooklyn Chamber of Commerce and its Real Estate & Development Committee present

Building Brooklyn Awards™, an annual event that recognizes recently completed new and renovation construction projects that enrich Brooklyn’s neighborhoods and economy. The awards were presented July 12, 2012.

Dumont Green, Photo Credit: James Shanks
Photo Credit: James Shanks


Dumont Green

Owner/Developer: The Hudson Companies
Architect: MHG Architects, PC
Builder: Lettire Construction
Structural Engineer: Denardis Engineering, LLC
M/E/P Engineer: Sideris Kefalis Engineers PC
Landscape Architect: Abel Bainnson Butz
Solar Consultant: Bright Power, Inc.
Energy Consultant: Association for Affordable Power, Inc.
Lender: NYC Department of Housing Preservation & Development, NYC Housing Development Corp., Bank of America, Richman Housing Resources, Brooklyn Borough President

Dumont Green at 1490 Dumont Avenue is a 176-unit, low-income rental building constructed in Brooklyn’s East New York neighborhood by Manhattan-based developer the Hudson Companies. The eight-story building encompass 172,000 gross square feet, and features a 6,000-square-foot, landscaped courtyard for the exclusive use of residents and the largest solar electric system (80.5 kilowatts) installed on a residential building in New York City. The system will provide power to cover 80 percent of the laundry facilities, elevators, common areas, and security systems.

Building Brooklyn Awards 2012

Read more about the project.