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Owner: Don Billings



Number of bedrooms/bathrooms: home

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

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

Square footage: 1600

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

Stage of completion: complete

Date of occupancy: 2004

Other unique systems/features of the building:

Builder (owner, contractor, both): both

Designer (name and phone number): owner

Architect (name and phone number):

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

Engineer (name and phone number):

Volunteer participation: none

Building Inspector: Don Halfney

Ease of getting building permit: no problems

Length of time to build (start to occupancy): 1.5 years

Foundation method and material(s) (slab on grade, shallow insulated edge thickend slab, floating slab): insulated edge thickened slab

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

Roofing method and material(s) (engineered trusses, A trusses, scissor trusses, compant roof, insulspan, etc.): engineered trusses

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

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

Plastering methods/materials (exterior and interior, cement/lime/sand, clay/lime, hemp fiber, etc.): cement/lime/sand

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.): paint

Other insulation materials (including attic and wall penetrations if any): blown cellulose

Window style/materials (wood, aluminum, vinyl, double hung, casement, low E, gas filled including gas, other films or coatings): vinyl casements

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

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

Cooling source(s) (air conditioning, ground water or pond loop, evaporator, etc.): none

Electrical source/system: grid

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

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


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

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