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Design Development

At this point in the project development, Team Illinois is finalizing their design to begin construction. We are working to prepare drawings that describe our design in terms of architectural, landscape, electrical, mechanical, and structural systems. Much research has gone towards using the most sustainable, modern products and practices available. Not only have revisions improved the plan to meet the family's emotional and physical needs, but revisions have also improved the plan so it is ADA-compliant. The next set of construction documents will be submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy in March.

study diagram depicting the home's heat gain and ventilation
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