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University of Maryland 2005 Solar Decatholon
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Cost Breakdown

Primary House Costs

Category Total Price Paid Total Retail Price
Foundation $ 250.03 $ 587.61
Floor structure, insulation, and finishes $ 6,880.60 $ 6,880.60
Roof/ceiling structure, insulation, and finishes $ 18,063.33 $ 22,063.33
Wall structure, insulation and finishes $ 11,552.05 $ 29,923.78
Miscellaneous exterior components and finishes $ - $ -
Miscellaneous interior components and finishes $ - $ 1,128.00
Windows and doors $ 16,342.80 $ 29,738.00
Decking $ - $ 2,000.00
Cabinets and countertops $ 7,203.28 $ 7,203.28
Plumbing (including fixtures) $ 1,373.00 $ 13,259.55
House electrical $ - $ 1,407.00
"Hard-wired" lighting $ 4,523.85 $ 4,523.85
Solar electric system $ 40,660.85 $ 74,735.35
Major appliances $ - $ 4,098.00
HVAC system $ - $ 3,406.00
Water heating $ 4,842.00 $ 4,842.00
Miscellaneous $ - $ 107.00
Total Primary House Costs $ 111,691.79 $ 205,903.35

 

Secondary House Costs

Category Total Price Paid Total Retail Price
Furniture $ 2,993.93 $ 2,993.93
Small appliances & "plug-in" electronics $ - $ 4,848.00
"Plug-in" lighting $ 39.98 $ 39.98
Window & door coverings/shades $ - $ -
Landscaping $ 858.06 $ 2,858.06
Decorations and kitchenware $ 79.99 $ 1,241.99
Miscellaneous $ - $ -
Total Secondary House Costs $ 3,971.96 $ 11,981.96
     

 

Other Project Costs

Category Total Price Paid Total Retail Price
Paid student labor $ 20,000.00 $ 20,000.00
Paid & donated non-student labor $ 810.00 $ 66,210.00
House transporation $ 12,000.00 $ 12,000.00
Team travel $ 2,033.39 $ 2,033.39
Communication materials $ 3,030.57 $ 3,030.57
Tools $ 3,591.54 $ 32,095.82
Fund raising costs $ 1,112.30 $ 1,112.30
Miscellaneous $ 5,794.50 $ 85,734.84
Total Other Project Costs $ 48,372.30 $ 222,216.92
GRAND TOTALS $ 164,036.05 $ 440,102.23
Total Cash Donations and Revenue $ 122,701.00

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