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Simply Radiant


Outside view of red garage
A very dedicated outbuilding

The east-facing shop sits at the end of a short branch of Dave's driveway.

Shop Specs
TYPE: Dedicated outbuilding

SIZE: 32x48', including 10' ceiling; including 12x12' finish/spray room, 5x7' utility room, and 3 1/2/x5' bathroom

CONSTRUCTION: Brick veneer and 2x6 wall studs on concrete pad, with R-24 wall insulation and R-70 attic insulation

HEATING: In-floor radiant heat; natural gas 50-gallon water heater contains an antifreeze/water blend

COOLING: Ceiling fans and whole-house fan; open windows

ELECTRICAL: 200-amp service panel

LIGHTING: Eight 8' T-8 fluorescent fixtures; two 4' double-lamp fixtures; nine 65-watt floodlights

DUST COLLECTION: Oneida 3-hp cyclone

AIR COMPRESSOR: Powermate 6.5-hp; 60-gallon capacity

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