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Visit Design Brooklyn to read the article, “Life Inside: A Passive House in Carroll Gardens”

Build with Prospect, was the General Contractor for owners Laura Mackall and Robert Manley as they had their c.1860’s brownstone retrofitted to an energy efficient Passive House.

The visions and ideas of the owners are reflected in the beautiful designs created by architect, Louis Mackall. Great attention to detail by Build with Prospect, Inc. brought the project to life as they performed and managed the construction of this cozy, energy efficient retrofit.

John Williams is one of the professionals featured in the Urban Green News article “Case Study: Row House Retrofit” in their April 8, 2015 issue of Urban Green Weekly News.

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Watch a short video of project Architect and home owner Jane Sanders with Passive House specialist and project contractor John Williams(CEO of Build with Prospect, Inc.) As they give a tour and explain many of the design and construction methods used to retrofit her Park Slope, Brooklyn home to the Passive House standard.

Urban Green sponsored a tour of the same home on June 24, 2014 for attendees of the NY14 Passive House Conference and Expo in NYC. Jeremy and Jane were both on-site to point out and explain various features as well as to answer questions about this Passive House retrofit.

Video is provided courtesy of 475 High Performance Building Supply; a supplier of energy efficient products and ideas to the Passive House and building industries.

Listen to Radio host, Vic Fusco, Esq. as he interviews John Williams(CEO of Build With Prospect, Inc.) and Christopher Michael, Esq.(Attorney with New York City Network of Worker Cooperatives) about their commitment and involvement with the Worker Cooperative movement in New York City. The show, Labor-Lines, is broadcast on station WNYM 960 AM – The Answer; Saturdays at 1:00 p.m.

This article in HouseBeautiful magazine(January 2014) highlights the amazing interior decorating of this Brooklyn townhouse. Prior to the decorating, the clients had their home retrofitted into a super energy efficient Passive House. Prospect Architecture and Build with Prospect performed all of the architectural design and construction for this impressive Passive House retrofit. Now their home is both beautifully decorated and super energy efficient.

John Williams, a 2013 recipient of ENR New York’s Top 20 Under 40(Engineering News Report), served as a JUDGE on the 6-person panel who selected New York’s Top 20 Under 40 recipients for 2014.

Magazine article, “Buttoned Up for a New Century,” by John Williams. The article appeared in The Best of Fine Homebuilding: Energy-Smart Homes, winter 2013. Reprinted with permission © 2012, The Taunton Press, Inc.”

Prospect Architecture’s Jeremy Shannon was selected as one of ENR(Engineering News Report) New York’s Top 20 under 40. Jeremy is profiled on page 2. Full article link at ENR New York’s Top 20 under 40

Passive House BKLYN is featured in the December 4th Green Building Advisor article, The Passive House Family Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

Prospect Architecture is featured in the book Recreating the American Home, The Passive House Approach by Mary James. The ninth chapter of the book details our Passive House BKLYN project.

Mary James’ next book, American Passive House Developments, Multifamily, Multi-use, and Retrofit Buildings, devotes chapter eight to Prospect Architectures and Prospect Developments 3rd Passive House BKLYN project.

Prospect Architecture’s second Passive House and principal architect, Jeremy Shannon are showcased in the December 1st Brooklyn Ink Article and Slide show, European Green Homes Take Root in Park Slope.

Passive House BKLYN is presented in the November 13th Daily News Article, The Passive House: European energy-(and money-) saving building standard catches on in New York.

eOCULUS Newsletter article 02/15/11. Guest speaker, Jeremy Shannon discussed his Passive House Bklyn project, a passive house retrofit of a townhouse in the Park Slope historic district.

Passive House BKLYN and principal architect, Jeremy Shannon are featured in E-The Environmental Magazine Volume XXI, Number 6, November/December 2010 article, Just Add Body Heat.

Park Slope Gets Passive: The eco-friendly overhaul of a 120-year old brownstone in Park Slope, Brooklyn, is on track to become the first Passive House Certified townhouse retrofit project in the nation.

Prospect Architecture’s work is featured in the article, A Brownstone Renovation on; a home design website.