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Rotterdam net-zero complex may be first of kind in area

A rendering shows the proposed building for the Net Zero Village project.
A rendering shows the proposed building for the Net Zero Village project.
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A $20 million apartment complex unlike any other is coming to Rotterdam. Called Net Zero Village, the complex of 156 units across 13 buildings at the corner of Burdeck Street and Duanesburg Road will produce as much energy or more energy than it consumes in a given year. Developer David Bruns of Bruns Realty Group plans to do this by harvesting energy on-site through solar panels, solar thermal technology, insulation and building techniques, building pressurization ...


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tgeorge12345
July 18, 2014
5:39 a.m.

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So much for zoning laws. Isn't that area all one family homes?

cidbil
July 18, 2014
6:24 a.m.

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No, it is not all one family houses, the property is adjacent to another apartment complex.

joycemadre
July 18, 2014
9:39 a.m.

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What will the Rents be? and what is the target tenent?

JIMOCONNOR
July 18, 2014
10:14 a.m.

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Will it use universal design features.

Could parking areas be covered with solar panels. This generates more sellable energy while lessening snow removal efforts

Nell
July 18, 2014
4:12 p.m.

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I'm very interested in renting in a building like this IF it is primarily for Seniors or retired couples.

robbump
July 20, 2014
12:18 a.m.

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And it's on a bus route (#351) that runs every 45 minutes going to downtown!
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Carm says, "Ride the Bus"!

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