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Callahan Construction Managers has completed Squirrelwood Apartments, a 12-building affordable housing development in Cambridge, MA.

Callahan Completes Passive House Certified, Affordable Project in Cambridge

Bridgewater, MA-based Callahan Construction Managers has completed Squirrelwood Apartments, a Passive House certified affordable housing development in Cambridge, MA.

Meeting the Passive House standard reduces energy consumption by an average of 60% from standard construction, and the building’s energy reduction could be closer to 70%. In addition, with its solar panels installed, the new buildings will be true net zero energy buildings.

Squirrelwood Apartments is made up of 12 buildings, 10 that have been newly renovated by Callahan Construction Managers and Davis Square Architecture, as well as two new infill buildings and an addition to an existing building constructed by Callahan. The renovated buildings feature kitchen and bathroom remodels, new flooring and windows throughout, and updated exterior facades including new siding and roofing.

The development is located in The Port, a neighborhood next to Central Square, and provides a holistic Cambridge living experience while offering affordable rent for spacious units and contemporary features and amenities.


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