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WHAT IS ECOLOFT

Ecoloft is a concept for developing a very affordable hi quality modern dwelling.

A clever building assembly making use of shear resistance provided by the metal finishes combined with a light gauge steel structure allows an economical cost of materials together with a quick assembly using non specialized workmanship to further reduce execution costs. Finished buildings can be erected for as low as $100/s.f.

 

All the components needed to erect the shell and core, with exclusiuon of windows, plumbing, electrical, and interior finishes, are delivered at the job site where they can be assembled in as low as 72 hours over a ready foundation.

 

Numerous color combination options and texture choices deliver a flexible customization while additional cladding options such as composite wood and laminated systems are also possible. Insulated wall panels with high R values are available to reduce thermal bridging and meet new codes being enforced in numerous States.  

 

The very simple design is meant to appel a larger population in different geographical locations and to facilitate construction time and costs. Ecoloft is a product that offers an entry level price for a hi end construction quality and performance.  

OPTIONS

ECOLOFT - 2SO2G

 

Dimensions: 30’-2” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-400 s.f.

Loft: +/- 600 s.f.

ECOLOFT - 3S2G

 

Dimensions: 20’-8” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-400 s.f.

Loft: +/- 600 s.f.

 

ECOLOFT - 3SO2G

 

Dimensions: 30’-2” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-400 s.f.

Loft: +/- 800 s.f.

ECOLOFT - 3SO1G/SB

 

Dimensions: 20’-8” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-200 s.f.

Loft: +/- 800 s.f.

ECOLOFT - 3SO1G

 

Dimensions: 20’-8” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-200 s.f.

Loft: +/- 800 s.f.

Starting at $49,000

Starting at $49,000

Starting at $55,000

Starting at $59,000

Starting at $55,000

Starting at $45,000

Starting at $39,000

ECOLOFT - 2S2G

 

Dimensions: 20’-8” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-400 s.f.

Loft: +/- 400 s.f.

ECOLOFT - 2SO1G

 

Dimensions: 20’-8” x  20’-8”

Garage: +/-200 s.f.

Loft: +/- 600 s.f.

The design modulatrity allows quick reconfiguration of the top levels to accomodate the ideal windows orientation and a proper sun exposure for the optional solar panels which can be easily connected to the insulated roof system with engineered hardware.

 

Semi customization can be provided at a nominal low cost and includes relocation or resizing of window openings beyound current configurations. A total customization such as larger footprint and longer facades, can be provided at additional design and engineering costs while the cost per square foot would remain identical.

 

Exterior finishes choices may require a different structural system for an additional cost.    

AN OPPORTUNITY FOR DEVELOPERS

Ecoloft's design modulatrity allows quick reconfiguration and can combine different products together to create flexible larger spaces. Interior floorplans can easily expand to 2,200+ square feet of living space.

 

The hybrid prefabricated system is engineered to manipulate and reconfigure the same structural layout and give the unit multiple options to adapt to numerous site conditions and provide the versatitity required in complicated site planning conditions.

 

Speed of constructioin for a large number of units has an economical edge on wood construction while providing a building that provides multiple short term and long term benefits.

 

 

CONFIGURATIONS

Noncombustible

Low fire insurance premium

No termites

No tenting required

Mold Proof

Better indoor air quality