Aitkin Eco-Affordable & FSC-Certified Home
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  • 1. DOVETAIL PARTNERS, INC Aitkin FSC Home
  • 2. Dovetail’s Eco-Affordable Housing Program 1
  • 3. Dovetail’s Eco-Affordable Housing Program Help areas that have a housing need by providing environmentally-friendly, affordable housing.
  • 4. Dovetail’s Eco-Affordable Housing Program It is not just about the house… 1
  • 5. Dovetail’s Eco-Affordable Housing Program It is not just about the house… 1 -An economic development tool for connecting communities in rural areas to each other, and taking advantage of the local services that community has to offer.
  • 6. Dovetail’s Eco-Affordable Housing Program It is not just about the house… -An economic development tool for connecting communities in rural areas to each other, and taking advantage of the local services that community has to offer. -An educational tool to teach rural communities about sustainability and green building
  • 7. Where is Aitkin? Aitkin, MN
  • 8. Aitkin FSC Project Goals • Use as much local/FSC wood as possible • Build an energy-efficient home • Keep home affordable • Utilize local people • Make connections between suppliers of FSC materials and builders • Provide green education to the community
  • 9. What is FSC?
  • 10. What is FSC? Forest Stewardship Council
  • 11. FSC Materials • Exterior Siding • Interior millwork • Staircase • Wood floors • Ceiling in the Great Room • Kitchen Cabinets
  • 12. Local Features • All wood for finishes comes from within 80 miles of the house! • Wall panels are assembled in Aurora, MN • All contractors used were local • We utilized five different local suppliers of wood
  • 13. Energy Efficiency • Energy Star Appliances • House was designed to maximize solar passive heating/cooling • Small house size • In floor radiant heating running on off-peak hours
  • 14. Additional Green Features • Low-flow water fixtures • Low-VOC paints • No Carpet • Insulation is formaldehyde-free
  • 15. The Building Story Materials and Local Economic Development 1
  • 16. White Pine Siding 1
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  • 19. Gas Fireplace, manufactured in Greenbush, MN 1
  • 20. All FSC Cabinets
  • 21. FSC Birch Staircase
  • 22. FSC Aitkin Basswood Ceiling
  • 23. Flooring Salvaged Black Ash
  • 24. Local Features • All wood for finishes comes from within 80 miles of the house! • Wall panels are assembled in Aurora, MN • All contractors used were local • We utilized five different local suppliers of wood
  • 25. Other Projects • Warren, MN • Morris, MN • University of Crookston • Habitat for Humanity of Minnesota
  • 26. DOVETAIL PARTNERS, INC Aitkin FSC Home www.dovetailinc.org