- High performance, eco-friendly, urban building
- Tallest Passive House high-rise in the world at the time of completion
- Thermal breaks separated louvered HVAC rooms on each floor to isolate them from the conditioned interior
- Used to meet requirements for continuous insulation and reduce heat loss
World’s Tallest Passive House Pushes Environmental Envelope with Help of Structural Thermal Breaks
Roosevelt Island, New York City – At 26 stories, The House at Cornell Tech is the tallest high-rise Passive House building in the world. The ground-breaking residential tower at Cornell Tech on Roosevelt Island was developed in partnership with The Hudson Companies and Related Companies.