POAH is known as a leader in multifamily housing sustainability and efficiency. The Design + Building Performance Department holistically integrates energy and water efficiency into development projects and the owned portfolio, working closely with property management staff to maintain each building’s green upgrades and monitor the effectiveness of our conservation initiatives.
Design reviews during every phase ensure renovations and new construction will provide durable, healthy, high quality housing.
Participate in due diligence for code compliance, HVAC systems, utility data, building envelope, hazardous materials, and soil contamination.
At POAH, we recognize that managing the environmental footprint is a critical piece of the preservation mission.
POAH is committed to improving resident health. Enhancing indoor air quality and removing volatile organic compounds is crucial.
Reducing energy consumption saves money for both POAH and the residents in our communities.
Renewable energy is key to reducing carbon emissions and utility costs across the portfolio.
Continuous monitoring of utility consumption informs our conservation investments.
In-house design standards ensure the buildings we construct and renovate will be durable, long lasting, and serve the needs of our residents.