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Simply Efficient

Amherst, Massachusetts


A high-performance hybrid timber frame home in Amherst, Massachusetts built with the principles of green architecture and sustainable design. Eastern white pine timbers are the the frame for this cement sided energy efficient home. A classic open plan living design with vaulted ceilings of first floor great room and second floor living area. Custom Bensonwood millwork seen in the doors, window trim and stairs. A galley kitchen maximizes space in the home while a gas powered stove adds timeless style to modern convenience. The home has a large 2-car garage and a 250 sq ft. porch and deck.






2,110 sq ft
3 bed 2 bath

Structure Details

Hybrid timberframe
R21 OB Plus wall
R38 roof


2-Car garage
254 sq ft. Porch and deck
Gas fired stove in vaulted great room

Energy Details

16.3% more efficient than code
Uses passive design strategies seen in roof and walls


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