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HVAC, Plumbing and Electrical
Due to regional variations, local availability of materials, local codes, methods of installation, and individual preferences, only the location of fixtures are shown. The duct work, venting and other details will vary depending on the type of heating and cooling system and the type of energy that you use. The details and specifications are easily obtained from your local builder, contractor, and/or suppliers.
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All home plans are based on the following design assumptions: 8 foot basement ceiling height, 9 foot first floor ceiling height, 8 foot second floor ceiling height (if used), gable roof; 2 dormers, average roof pitch is 12:12, 1 to 2 covered porches, porch construction on foundations.
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Previous Questions and Answers
Q:Where is the bonus area located, and what is the ceiling height in the bonus area? Is the bonus area possible future living space, or storage space only?
A:The bonus area is above the garage. The side walls height is 5'6" and the ceiling will slope up from that to 8' in center. The room could be 1' wider if you lower the side walls to 5'. This area can be used as a bonus room or a storage.
Date Posted: 16-Jul-14
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Q:What is the estimated price to build this plan?
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