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October 19, 2010

One of my favorite things about homes designed to meet LEED standards is that they are usually filled with light. Large windows can help reduce energy costs and creates a more inviting atmosphere for residents. Here’s a townhouse recently constructed in Manhattan that meets LEED gold certification. The 6-story townhouse is yours for a mere $6.8 million. Oh, and if you were curious it comes with 12 rooms, 5 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 15 closets, 2 laundry rooms, 1 wine cellar, an elevator and that shiny gold LEED certification.

Here’s an interesting rendering of the townhouse showing the setbacks and how the townhouse can accommodate so many outdoor spaces.

via gbNYC

Read more about the project here and check out more images via the Wall Street Journal.

 

Images via WSJ and Sotheby’s International Realty.

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