Chatham Cottage II is currently still under construction. Details regarding the auction will be posted as they develop. Please see below for details regarding the first auction and sale.
The first Chatham Cottage was auctioned on June 7, 2013 by auctioneer Gary Phillips of Weaver Street Realty.
Description of House
The Chatham Cottage is a 480 sq. ft. Frame dwelling house with 450 sq ft of living space. This house has 2x4 exterior walls with 1" thick insulated sheathing, and long lasting North Carolina Cyprus siding. The roof is framed with #2 spruce 2x6 rafters tied to a raised 2x8 ceiling assembly. Energy efficient vinyl windows are added for additional heating and cooling efficiency. House is finished with one bedroom and one bathroom and bathroom fixtures, kitchen sink, and a 200 amp service panel, suitable for all future service upgrades. All floors are covered with recycled content vinyl/no voc materials.
A high efficiency BROAN low son bathroom fan and Panasonic Energy Recovery Ventilator, is also used for increased indoor air quality. The walls are insulated with non-toxic, recycled content eco fiber bats and the attic was insulated with non-toxic blown in cellulose. Walls are finished and painted drywall. The kitchen has custom built-in cabinets, certified by KCMA. The house is complete with light fixtures. It features a long lasting metal 5V galvanized tin roof (Energy Star) with 5'x6' roof extension for a covered front porch. Entry doors are fully insulated. The house will require addition of a heating and cooling system, appliances, electric water heater, footing, and foundation upon placement at permanent site. The house is now on temporary pillars and must be removed from the premises after sale is complete. This house has been built by Curriculum and Continuing Education Green Building students, under the direction of Sustainable Technology instructor, John Delafield, and has been wired and plumbed by licensed local contractors and supervised students. The Chatham County Permitting Office has approved all stages of construction.
The house has been built to Energy Star standards and will convey an Energy Star Certification if all Energy Star requirements are met after the house is moved.
Product Certification in Chatham Cottage