Monthly Archives: June 2009

Framing Three Structural Walls

Before pouring more concrete, we need to do the following: Frame three bearing walls below the W14x43 steel I-beams Install the bridges and stairs Cut 1-1/2 inches off the hollow core concrete panels by the stairs Establish the manifold locations for the radiant heating/cooling and, if required, run supply lines from the heat exchange unit […]

Designing the Bridges

Hector Guerra from Larson Steel came by this morning to show Bryan the HSS 5×5 by 1/2 inch tube steel. Designing the Bridges Hector and Pete Larson wanted to ensure that we knew exactly what the tube steel would look like and set our expectations accordingly. Hector had a couple feet of the tube steel […]

Finding Structural Glass at PCBC

After dropping Nik off at his baseball camp at Stanford University, Bryan went directly to PCBC this morning. Making Contact with Sierra Glass Block This morning, Bryan met with Philip Kristianson and Terese Eisseman Keller of Sierra Glass Block.  They are distributors for GlassWalk structural glass floor systems, by Innovative Building Products.  This product is […]