Perry Green Building Housing Corporation - Perry Green Townhomes at Petersburg Commons

Location Duncannon, PA

Owner Perry Green Building Housing Corporation

Architect Office for Planning & Architecture

Awards NAHRO Award of Excellence for Project Design

AIA Design Award

Key Challenges & Project Details

  • Pennsylvania’s first “green” affordable housing project.
  • Two buildings contain 14 “for sale” townhomes, 4 of which are designated as senior housing.
  • “Green” features include shallow, frost-protected foundations, a highly-insulated thermal building envelope, optimal value engineering framing, EnergyStar mechanical systems and appliances, metal roofs and locally-harvested, bug-killed hemlock siding.
  • Design-Build.
  • Multiple federal and state grant sources.