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Owner: Lough, Roger and Robin



Type of building (home, cottage, studio, cabin): barn

Number of bedrooms/bathrooms:

Special rooms (library, den, great room, study, observatory, etc.):

Construction method (load-bearing, post and beam, hybrid): hybrid post and beam

Square footage: 2400

Number of stories (one, one and one half, two): two storeys

Stage of completion: complete except for flashing

Date of occupancy: 2003

Other unique systems/features of the building: 12 foot first floor, mezzanine, non-plaster interior and exterior finishes

Builder (owner, contractor, both): owner

Designer (name and phone number): owner

Architect (name and phone number):

Engineered components (full plans, wall system, foundation, floor and roof trusses): engineered roof trusses

Engineer (name and phone number):

Volunteer participation: family

Building Inspector: Ameliasburg Township

Ease of getting building permit: relatively easy with some education

Length of time to build (start to occupancy): one year

Foundation method and material(s) (slab on grade, shallow insulated edge thickend slab, floating slab): poured slabwith 18" knee wall

Roof style (gable, hip, etc.): gable

Roofing method and material(s) (engineered trusses, A trusses, scissor trusses, compant roof, insulspan, etc.): asphault shingle over plywood sheathing

Bale wall style (edge stacked, flat stacked, in-fill, load bearing, etc.): flat stacked infill

Notes on bale walls (ie, pinned or not, mesh, framing material/style): mesh

Plastering methods/materials (exterior and interior, cement/lime/sand, clay/lime, hemp fiber, etc.): no plaster, board and baton exterior and drywall interior

Finish layer methods/materils (exterior and interior, structolite, lime slip, brused, troweled, rolled, sprayed, etc.):

Colourant added (pigment, paint including type, acid etch, chemical wash, etc.):

Other insulation materials (including attic and wall penetrations if any): straw in attic

Window style/materials (wood, aluminum, vinyl, double hung, casement, low E, gas filled including gas, other films or coatings): sliders, man door, 18 foot roll up

Heat source(s) (water tank, boiler, cook stove, wood stove, etc.): electric

Fuels used (wood, propane, natural gas, etc.):

Cooling source(s) (air conditioning, ground water or pond loop, evaporator, etc.):

Electrical source/system: grid

Water collection/distribution system (drilled well, dug well, rain barrels, cloud catcher, etc.): from house

Sewage collection/disposal system (sewer, septic, Eco-Flow, Waterloo, etc.):


Cost for per square foot (what does it inlude):

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