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Name: Martin Tamlyn and Cathy Kipp



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Type of building (home, cottage, studio, cabin): Family dwelling, Clerestory

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

Square footage: 2900 sq ft.

Stories: 2 storey

Stage of completion: 2 months away from completion - what ever that means?

Date of occupancy: October 2005

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Heat source(s): Passive Solar

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Water collection/distribution system: solar hot water

Sewage collection/disposal system: waterloo biofilter septic


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Other information you'd like to share: Earthen floor



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