Copper Country
                Habitat For Humanity

FAQ

PREVIOUSLY BUILT HOMES

 

Laurium house, 1999

South Range house 1, 1999

Raymbaultown house, 2000



South Range house 2, 2000


Ahmeek house, 2001

Ahmeek


South Range, two houses on Sixth St., 2002

Dodgeville, Dodge St. house, 2002




Dodgeville

South Range 2003

South Range 2003


South Range 2003


South Range 2005

 


SPECIFICATIONS FOR NEW HOMES


New homes are wood framed, single story. Sunlight provides almost all of the heat and light for the entire house. Some unique features in new homes include:

passive solar design
1,056 ft2
wood frame, three-bedroom, one-story
direct gain solar tempering with low-e insulated windows
2x6 stud walls
high density batt insulation Rv=21
insulated sheathing Rv=5
raised heel wood trusses with extra insulation Rv=60
shallow frost-protected foundation
hydronic fin-tube baseboard radiation supplied by gas-fired
  40 gal. water heater
air-tight drywall with gasketing and caulking
heat recovery ventilation system
energy efficient appliances
compact fluorescent lights
low-volume toilets and showerheads
average winter gas bill ranges from $20-30
average 43% reduction in energy consumption

Back-up Water Heater

Heat Recovery Unit

Back-up
                                      Water Heater

Heat
                                      Recovery Unit

Kitchen