The Distillery North


Pressurized Test Result

Heating load

Cooling load

0.60 ACH50

3.36 BTU/(ft²hr)

2.68 BTU/(ft²hr)

The Distillery North is a Passive House-certified residential development in South Boston, Massachusetts with 28 rental units, a street-level commercial space, and a locally-owned diner. It adjoins a converted 1860s rum distillery that, since the 1980s, has been one of the city’s main artist live/work communities.

Developer: Second Street Associates

Architect: ICON Architecture

General contractor: Commodore Builders

Civil Engineer: Vanasse Hangen Brustlin

Mechanical & plumbing engineer: Petersen Engineering

Electrical engineer: Vincent A. Dilorio

Structural engineer: Souza, True, and Partners

Landscape architect: Copley Wolff Design Group

Passive House Consultant: Adam Cohen

Clerk of the Works: Mark Anstey