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OVERVIEW

OVERVIEW

Demonstration-Home

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(This house reported 40 resource efficient features.
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GOALS

  • To create an educational facility that would demonstrate a new way to build a home and create a landscape that promote the principles of sustainability, energy and water efficiency, a healthy indoor environment, universal design principles, and promote economic development using local and state building products.
  • Follow the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Committee on the Environment (COTE) guidelines for sustainable design.
View of the front entry way

HOME DETAILS

  • Location: Farmington, Utah
  • Climate Zone: Cold
  • Type of Project: New Construction
  • Home Completed: 2002
  • Setting: rural
  • Energy Source: - solar - grid electric - geothermal
  • Layout: Single-Family; 2 bedroom; Detached garage
  • Lot Size: 6000 sqft
  • Square Footage: 2500
  • Sales Market: High-income
  • Cost/Square Foot: $ 150.00

PRIMARY CONTACT

Dr. Leona K. Hawks, Project Director
Utah State University Extension Service
- Sponsor

Website:
Phone: (435) 797-1529

HOME AWARDS/CERTIFICATIONS

  • Organization Committee for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games   Certificate of Outstanding Achievement for Environ   1/2002
  • Energy Star Labeled and Certified Home - Builder Option Packages and Guidelines

SPECIAL INFORMATION

For a complete list of participants on the Executive Committee, the Design Team and the Construction Team please visit the Utah House website at http://theutahhouse.org/htm/products-labor

In addition, over 45 organizations provided financial or in-kind assistance to the Utah House. Visit the Sponsors and Incentives page for more information on these organizations at http://theutahhouse.org/htm/products-labor

Floor plans for the Utah House, directions, as well as information educational events scheduled there can also be obtained from http://theutahhouse.org/

The floor plan

Getting ready to use sunlight to make electricity

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