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Old 12-28-2018, 11:01 AM   #3
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Free advice/soapboxing: make the house superinsulated (highly insulated, triple pane windows, exceedingly tight). It's your house, and you get one shot at doing it right. Find a builder who knows how to do this, not someone who builds the way they did it 30 years ago. Do your homework on how it's done; do a search on "Pretty Good House" on Or consider a factory built or panelized superinsulated house ( There is a wealth of information online on building houses that are much better than "to code," are exceedingly comfortable for year-round living, and which may well be less costly, per month, for PIT & energy.
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