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Relevant Building & Energy Codes

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Relevant Building & Energy Codes We fully expect that these codes will eventually be updated to fully reflect the vast innovation that is taking place in housing today. New insulation materials and new technologies will push the envelope as we enter a new era in which the carbon footprint of a h...
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County Building Codes and Requirements

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Budgeting for your yurt

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  So you've decided that a yurt is for you.  You've done your research, perhaps stayed in a yurt, compared options and companies, and settled on a beautiful Shelter Designs Yurt.  Good choice!  There are some important considerations to be made to begin your project, none more so...
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Introduction to a new series: Planning your yurt dream space


       We hate to say it, but we are bad about writing about our yurts.  Our passion is in the shop, as we meticulously make sure that every single piece of roof rafter and lattice is shaped, sanded and finished to specification.  We love talking to our custom...
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Love Our Yurts? Ready to be FLOORED?

Love Our Yurts? Ready to be FLOORED?
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I f you plan to put a yurt up in a cold climate we STRONGLY encourage an insulated floor. An option we offer to our customers is a SIP floor. Below is the nitty gritty on our SIP floor option but in a nutshell : it's round, it's warm, it's simple.  SIPs or Structural Insulated Floor Panels are ...
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Eco Yurt

The Eco-Yurt is a one of a kind, truly hand crafted yurt.  No one else is making anything like it, you will find this only at Shelter Designs.  Local, sustainably-harvested lumber is incorporated into every Eco-Yurt frame.  By keeping the lumber production as close to home as we can, ...
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