Chasin Residence

Single-Family Residential
New Construction

Martha's Vineyard, MA 
2008

 

The best part about this project is what you don’t see: the client had developed strong allergic reactions to the seasonal changes in the flora of their favorite seaside getaway, and wanted to build an indoor/outdoor environment that would seal out allergens when needed. We worked with local hvac experts to develop MERV air filtration system in conjunction with an ERV to create a constant supply of fresh filtered air to the home. When outdoor air was “safe” for inhaling, operable windows and a cozy screened in porch allowed for more typical use. We also specified the most eco-friendly interior finishes and materials as possible, to reduce the chances of any toxins being “trapped” in the building’s interior.

This home was another milestone in our understanding of how wall systems need to “breathe” to dry out (especially in this humid New England seaside environment) while still maintaining a “tight” building envelope. The 5 KwH solar array handles a significant amount of the annual energy load, which in this case is nearly all electric.

Recent update (2014): “Two thumbs up” from the owner, one for comfort and the other for low energy bills. Completed 2008.


 
 
  North Main Street /  2014   Mixed Use Development New Construction 

North Main Street /  2014

Mixed Use Development
New Construction 

  Battey Street / 2013    2-Family Residential New Construction

Battey Street / 2013 

2-Family Residential
New Construction

  Bayley Street Lofts / 2005   Multi-Family Residential Mill Rehab 

Bayley Street Lofts / 2005

Multi-Family Residential
Mill Rehab 

  Monohasset Mills / 2002   Multi-Family Residential Mill Rehab

Monohasset Mills / 2002

Multi-Family Residential
Mill Rehab

  Garden City Housing / 2014   Multi-Family Residential Renovation & New Construction

Garden City Housing / 2014

Multi-Family Residential
Renovation & New Construction

  Hanoian / 2012   Single-Family Residential New Construction

Hanoian / 2012

Single-Family Residential
New Construction

  Chasin Residence / 2008   Single-Family Residential New Construction 

Chasin Residence / 2008

Single-Family Residential
New Construction 

  Hubbard Residence / 2004   Single-Family Residential Renovation 

Hubbard Residence / 2004

Single-Family Residential
Renovation 

  32 Southwick / 2002   Single-Family Residential Renovation

32 Southwick / 2002

Single-Family Residential
Renovation

  E + Housing / 2013    Mixed Use Development New Construction

E + Housing / 2013 

Mixed Use Development
New Construction

  Box Office / 2010   Commercial New Construction 

Box Office / 2010

Commercial
New Construction 

  1 Sims Avenue / 2006   Commercial Renovation 

1 Sims Avenue / 2006

Commercial
Renovation 

  Wagner Residence / 2002    Single-Family Residential New Construction

Wagner Residence / 2002 

Single-Family Residential
New Construction