Civic & Housing

Project: Melpet Farm Community HousingLocation: Dennis, MAConstruction Firm: Delphi Construction Inc.

  • 27 Unit Family Rental Development
  • Eight 3-4 unit small scale buildings plus Community Building with shared laundry
  • Located in Historic District
  • Low Income  Housing Tax Credit Project
  • Multiple Funding Sources including:  DHCD/MA Affordable Housing Trust Fund & MA Housing Finance Agency

Sustainable Features:

  • Designed to be 70% more energy efficient than code requirements
  • Early tests indicate HERS rating will be well below 50
  • High performance building envelopes with independent energy modeling
  • Project goal is to be “Net Zero Energy Use”