December 21st, 2010

Second Blower Door Test

This morning we had our second blower door test done… Its not normal to have to get a second test done, but our house doesn’t fit very neatly into the LEED so after being granted a series of appeals, we are getting new performance tests. Read the rest of this entry »

September 26th, 2009

Panels Complete

Yesterday the last of our panels were installed.  So now with the exception of the screening around our roof garden, we have a complete volume.  And with the exception of our doors and windows, we have a complete envelope. Read the rest of this entry »

September 18th, 2009

The Beginnings of a Second Floor

Another busy day today.  Our second floor began to go up and I wandered around in the future bedroom and roof garden a little this afternoon.  There has been a lot of progress in the three full days of panel installation, and now we have a little time off.  Not just the weekend, but our framers have to go to a different job site for a couple of days and won’t be back until Wednesday.  At this rate though, the three days of work next week might be enough to finish the framing.

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September 16th, 2009

Panel Installation Day Two

Productive day, we met with our engineer this morning and figured out a few details, and almost all of the first floor panels went up.

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September 15th, 2009


Over the course of a rather nutty morning, our panels arrived and were unloaded…  One day late.

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