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Cavan

Name:
 
Owner(s): Joanne Sokolowski and Glenn Hunter
 
Email:
 
Website: www.glenhunter.ca
 
Type of building:
 
  HomeCottageStudioCabin
ShedGarage/ApartmentCommercial
AgriculturalAdditionWorkshop
 
  Other:  
 
Number of bedrooms: 2
 
Number of bathrooms: 1 + 1 rough
 
Special rooms:
 
  LibraryDenGreat room Study
ObservatoryStudioShop
Butler's pantry ScullerySun room
 
  Other:  
 
Square footage:
 
  Interior:  
  Exterior:  
  Usable: 2,500 sq ft
  First floor:  
  Second floor:  
  Third floor:  
 
  Other:  
 
Number of storeys: 1
 
  Notes:  
 
Stage of completion: 90 %
 
  Notes:  
 
Date of occupancy: May 2003
 
  Notes:  
 
Builder:
 
  OwnerContractorBoth
 
Contractor:
 
  Name:  
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  Email address:  
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Wall system sub-contractor:
 
  Name: Camel's Back Construction
  Phone number:  
  Email address:  
  Website:  
 
Plaster sub-contractor:
 
  Name: Camel's Back Construction
  Phone number: 705-652-3626
  Email address:  
  Website: www.strawhomes.ca
 
Designer:
 
  Name:  
  Firm name:  
  Phone number:  
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Architect:
 
  Name: Paul Dowsett
  Firm name: Scott Morris Architect
  Phone number:  
  Email address:  
  Website:  
 
Engineered components:
 
  Full plansWall systemFoundation
Timber frameLight framePost and beam
Floor and/or Roof Trusses
 
  Other:  
 
Engineer:
 
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  Component:  
 
Engineer:
 
  Name:  
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Engineer:
 
  Name:  
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Volunteer participation: Friends and family
 
  Notes:  
 
Building official:
 
  Name: Andy
  Municipality: Cavan Millbrook North Monahan
  Phone number:  
  Email address:  
 
Ease of getting building permit:
 
  Very easyEasyRelatively easy
Somewhat difficultDifficultVery difficult
Ask my lawyer
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Length of time to build (start to occupancy): 4 months
 
  Notes:  
 
Foundation methods and material(s):
 
  Slab on gradeFloating SlabBasement
Frost protected edge thickened slab
Deck on piersFooting and frost wall
Rubble trenchICFPartial basement
Rammed earth floorGrade beam
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Roof style:
 
  Cross gableFlatGableGambrel
HipHip on gableHip and gable
Hip with cross gablesShedPyramid
ConicalBinQuebec style
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Roof system:
 
  Engineered trussesA-trusses
Scissor trussesCompact roofSIP
Steel trussesTJI
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
Roofing material:
 
  Asphalt or composition shinglesSteel
Laminated fiberglass shinglesConcrete Tiles
Cedar shakes or shinglesClay tilesThatch
MembraneSlateAsbestos shingles
Granule covered epoxy coated steel tiles
TinCopperSteel Tile Living roof
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
Bale walls:
 
  Load bearingPost and beamLight frame
Timber frameExoskeletonHybrid
Quebec
 
  Flat stackedEdge stacked
 
  InfillInside wrapOutside wrap
Notched
 
  Welded wire Chicken wireTenax
 
  Pinned
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Stuffing:
 
  Loose straw Light clay straw
1-part foam Rock wool Fiberglass wool
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Compressed by:
 
  Air bagCome alongThreaded rod
Beefy volunteersFence pullerFence post
Cargo straps
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Compression held by:
 
  Fence wireStrappingThreaded rod
Welded wire
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Straw:
 
  OatWheatBarleyRyeHemp
RiceFlax
 
  Other/Notes:  
 
Plastering methods and materials:
 
  Interior First Coat:
 
    Material:
 
      Cement/lime/sandClay/Lime
Clay/sand/fibreLime putty
GunniteShotcrete
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
    Method:
 
      Bare handsHand trowel
Power trowelSpray
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
  Interior Second Coat:
 
    Material:
 
      Cement/lime/sandClay/Lime
Clay/sand/fibreLime putty
GunniteShotcrete
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
    Method:
 
      Bare handsHand trowel
Power trowelSpray
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
  Interior Third/Finish Coat:
 
    Material:
 
      Cement/lime/sandClay/Lime
Clay/sand/fibreLime putty
GunniteShotcrete
Lime washStructoLite
Venetian plaster
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
    Method:
 
      Bare handsHand trowel
Power trowelSprayRoller
Brush
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
  Exterior First Coat:
 
    Material:
 
      Cement/lime/sandClay/Lime
Clay/sand/fibreLime putty
GunniteShotcrete
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
    Method:
 
      Bare handsHand trowel
Power trowelSpray
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
  Exterior Second Coat:
 
    Material:
 
      Cement/lime/sandClay/Lime
Clay/sand/fibreLime putty
GunniteShotcrete
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
    Method:
 
      Bare handsHand trowel
Power trowelSpray
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
  Exterior Third/Finish Coat:
 
    Material:
 
      Cement/lime/sandClay/Lime
Clay/sand/fibreLime putty
GunniteShotcrete
Lime wash
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
    Method:
 
      Bare handsHand trowel
Power trowelSprayRoller
Brush
 
      Other/Notes:  
 
Colorant added:
 
  Interior:
 
    PigmentAcid etch Chemical wash
Oxides
 
    Other/Notes: White marble dust
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Exterior:
 
    PigmentPaintChemical wash
Oxides
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
Paint type:
 
  Interior:
 
    LatexOilClaySilicate
MilkLime
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Exterior:
 
    LatexOilClaySilicate
MilkLime
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
Floor finishes:
 
  First floor:
 
    Concrete Rammed earth
Wood deckCore slab
 
    Wooden fur and deckSub-floor panels
 
    Stamped StainedPolished
 
    Tile CeramicStoneQuarry
VCTBambooCork
HardwoodVinyl flooringCarpet
End grainCompositeClick Lock
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
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  Second floor:
 
    Wooden deck Core slabSIP
Concrete and steel
 
    Tile CeramicStoneQuarry
VCTBambooCork
HardwoodVinyl flooringCarpet
End grainCompositeClick Lock
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Third floor:
 
    Wooden deck Core slabSIP
Concrete and steel
 
    Tile CeramicStoneQuarry
VCTBambooCork
HardwoodVinyl flooringCarpet
End grainCompositeClick Lock
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
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Other insulation materials:
 
  Attic:
 
    Rock wool FiberglassCellulose
Polyurethane foam Icynene foam
Styrofoam
 
    Top of ceiling
Bottom or roofing material
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Wall penetrations:
 
    Rock wool FiberglassCellulose
Polyurethane foam Icynene foam
Styrofoam1 part foam
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Basement:
 
    Rock wool FiberglassCellulose
Polyurethane foam Icynene foam
Styrofoam
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Wooden deck:
 
    Rock wool FiberglassCellulose
Polyurethane foam Icynene foam
Styrofoam
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Under slab:
 
    Rock wool FiberglassCellulose
Polyurethane foam Icynene foam
Styrofoam
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
Window Style/Materials:
 
  NewRecycledMixed
 
  WoodAluminumVinylFiberglass
 
  Aluminum clad Vinyl clad
 
  Other:  
 
  Single glazedDouble glazedTriple glazed
 
  Other:  
 
  Single hungDouble hungCasement
Horizontal slider
 
  Other:  
 
  Low-EArgonKryptonSecurity film
Insulating film
 
  Other:  
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
Heat Source(s):
 
  Furnace:
 
    ElectricLPGNGOilWood
CornCobWood chipPellet
BioDiesel
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Output (BTUs):  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Water heater (used to heat house):
 
    ElectricLPGNGOil
WoodBioDiesel
 
    TankTankless
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Output (BTUs):  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Boiler:
 
    ElectricLPGNGOilWood
CornCobWood chipPellet
Indoor OutdoorBioDiesel
 
    TankTankless
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Output (BTUs): 140k BTU
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Cook stove:
 
    Wood
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Wood stove:
 
    Air tightCatalyticNewOld
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Masonry heater:
 
    Wood
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Heat pump:
 
    Ground loopDriller wells
Pond loop
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Output (BTUs):  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
  Solar:
 
    Flat panelEvacuated tube
Passive
 
    Other/Notes:  
 
    Output (BTUs):  
 
    Manufacturer:  
 
Cooling:
 
  ACGround waterPond loop
Earth tubes EvaporatorCeiling fans
Heat pump
 
  Other:  
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
Electrical source/system:
 
  Grid
 
  Solar
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
  Wind
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
  GeneratorGasDieselLPGNG
BioDiesel
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
  Other:  
 
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Water collection/distribution system:
 
  MunicipalDrilled wellDug wellLake
Rain barrels Cloud catcherRiver
Stream RoofCistern
 
  Other:  
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
Sewage collection/disposal system:
 
  MunicipalStandard septicHolding tank
Waterloo EcoFlowBlack water wetland
Gray water wetland
 
  Other:  
 
  Manufacturer:  
 
Additions/Renovations:
 
   
 
Cost per square foot (what does it include):
 
  $110 (SWAG)
 
Other information you'd like to share:
 
   
 
Did you have a construction mortgage? YesNo
 
How easy was it to get a construction mortgage?
 
  Very easyEasyRelatively easy
Somewhat difficultDifficultVery difficult
 
  Notes:  
 
Did you have builders risk insurance? YesNo
 
How easy was it to get builders risk insurance?
 
  Very easyEasyRelatively easy
Somewhat difficultDifficultVery difficult
 
  Notes:  
 
Are you currently mortgaged ? YesNo
 
How easy was it to get a mortgage?
 
  Very easyEasyRelatively easy
Somewhat difficultDifficultVery difficult
 
  Notes:  
 
Are you currently insured? YesNo
 
How easy was it to get insurance ?
 
  Very easyEasyRelatively easy
Somewhat difficultDifficultVery difficult
 
  Notes:  
 
Street address:
 
   
 
Nearest city or town:
 
  Peterborough
 
Driving directions:
 
 

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