All of the plans by HarvestH2o LLC that are designed by Doug Pushard and Kari Bremer, are protected under the federal copyright laws. Purchase of a rainwater catchment plan allows buyer the permission to build only one home or one system from the plans and does not transfer the copyright or ownership in any way. The designs found within this website are also copyright protected. It is not legal to adapt, change, or redraw our designs. These would be considered “derivative works” of the original, which retain the copyright protection. When buyer purchases a set of plans, buyer may have the plans modified by any builder or engineer in order to meet local building requirements. Any builder or engineer who modifies these plans does not have permission to rebuild. To obtain permission to rebuild these plans, the builder or engineer must purchase plans from HarvestH2o LLC. The copyright laws exist to protect all parties and supports intellectual property of the designer or architect. All Doug Pushard and Kari Bremer designs are copyrighted and are subject to copyright protection as an “architectural work” under section 102 of the copyright act, 17 u.s.o, as amended December 1990, and known as architectural works copyright protection of 1990. Under this protection, unauthorized use of the plans can legally result in cessation of construction buildings being sized and/or monetary compensations to Doug Pushard and Kari Bremer Designs.
No Refund Policy
Because our plans are copyrighted, we cannot allow refunds of our plans. All orders are considered final. Drawings may not be returned once order is completed and house plans have shipped. Please double-check your selection before ordering.
HarvestH2o LLC can be reached at 505-603-5498 or via e-mail at doug at HarvestH2o.com
Our plans are designed to meet average conditions and applicable codes in the United State at the time they were drawn. Because codes and local requirements can change and vary from jurisdiction to jurisdiction, HarvestH2o LLC cannot warrant compliance with any specific code or regulation. All HarvestH2o LLC’ plans can be easily adapted to the local building codes and requirements.
The purchaser of this plan is responsible for compliance with all local building codes and for ensuring that the plan is correctly adapted to accommodate local site. The purchaser should consult with a local contractor or structural engineer regarding these matters.
Before construction begins, the purchaser should thoroughly review this plan with the contractor, verify all dimensions and report to the engineer any errors, omissions or questions for clarification, and contractor should verify all structural elements for the plan site with local engineer.
The exact size reinforcement and depth of all concrete or tank installations must be determined by local soil conditions according to tank manufacturer instructions and acceptable practices for construction. For underground tanks the bottom of the tank should extend below frost line before construction begins: the purchaser or contractor should verify the design with a local engineer or local building department official
The purchaser of these plans understand all risks associated with adapting the plan to local sites affected by regional variations in climate, local site conditions, design and building codes. Neither HarvestH2o LLC nor the designer of this plan may be held responsible for adapting his plan to local site conditions, design changes, Construction means or methods, costs, workmanship, quality of materials or equipment utilized in the construction.
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