Kitchen Area

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Reference

Sustainability Goals

  • Community
    • Support formation of "well connected" community
  • Materials
    • reuse
    • natural / non-toxic
    • no waste
  • Durability
    • 100 yrs
    • easy to change
  • Water
    • minimize water used

Envelope

Walls

  • Requirements
    • 2 walls
    • 1 exterior...thermal
    • need water proof back splash areas
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas
      • Reuse: Block, small wood, brick soldiers at base,
    • Design
      • Brick
        • existing brick
        • used brick for columns (1 layer)
      • wallboard (research type)
        • use screws
        • paint (semi-gloss) wallboard (research type of paint)
      • reused wood sill / shelves
  • Rationale
    • maximize
      • reuse
      • durability
      • Sanitary

Floors

  • Requirements
    • drain?
    • water / slip resistance
    • durability for high traffic
    • sanitary / easy for cleaning
  • Design Selection
    • Used wood floor (insulated)
      • sealed
      • Level with sand ... eliminates slope
  • Rationale
    • durability
    • ability to heat via radiant flooring
    • sanitary / ease of cleaning

Ceiling

  • Requirements
    • durability
    • sound deadening
  • Design / Selection
    • Design
      • existing wood ceiling
  • Rationale
    • simplicity
    • durability

Doors / Windows

  • Requirements
    • Access code requirements: 36" door width
    • Thermal barrier
  • Design / Selection
    • Doors
      • New wood french doors using front door design
      • off center for better aisle way
  • Rationale
    • Thermal barrier + Air infiltration
    • driven heavily by access code

Appliances

  • Microwave (high efficiency?)
  • Baking oven
    • Small / Portable (not built in)
    • GE advantium (microwave + convection)
  • Refrigerator
  • Dishwasher
    • short cycle - low water usage (Bosch + restaurant)
    • hand or air dry/overnight dry. Most energy consumed by a dishwasher is during the dry cycle.
    • run at off peak rates
    • Sortable list of efficient dishwashers [1]
      • Top 4:
        • AGA APRODW
        • ASKO D3531
        • GAGENEAU DF261 760
        • BOSCH SHV(X)E13(15,05)
  • Coffee maker
    • Wattage?
  • Disposal
    • None

Built ins

  • Cabinets
    • Use our old wood
    • need to lock
  • Shelving
    • for plates and dishes
  • Booths
    • Use old wood
    • provide storage underneath
  • Countertops
    • water / food
      • check with detroit architectural salvage
      • used stainless steel top
    • service counters
      • use old wood


Recycling/Composting