We are planning to put our construction project on display so we can show others how we are following ‘green building principles’ by using innovative building materials and innovative construction practices. We decided to offer six informational sessions from now (October 2009) through May 2010 and invite people in the construction industry value chain to attend. […]
The stainless steel posts for our railing system are being milled from stainless steel in Carson City, NV. Steve Kreck from Paramount Modular Cable Railing Systems sent the following photo to show the progress. The 14 posts that will be welded to the steel I-beams are being milled first so we can have those welded […]
Our son, Nik, tested the stairs today. His younger sister, Kate, tested the stairs on the day the stairs and bridges were installed. First, he inspected the stairs carefully, including the landing and opening to the pantry. Then, Nik ran up the stairs. The stairs passed the test and received Nik’s approval.
We put our project on hold for three months while the stairs and two bridges were designed, engineered, fabricated and installed. Bill Brown met Bryan at the project site today and reviewed the stairs and bridges. And tested each of them. Discussion with Bill Brown Bryan met with Bill for several reasons. First, Bill wanted […]
Monte Sereno does not allow signs to be posted within the city boundaries. The ordinance prohibits all signs and then allows five exceptions. We would like a sixth exception so we can have a sign showing the ‘green’ features of our Eichler. This will help to educate others in our community and we will meet the […]
Today was a big day for us. A very big day. The team from Larson Steel (Hector, ‘Little Hector’ and ‘Little Pete’) was fabulous. They worked well with Ben, our crane operator from West Coast Crane. Background on the Stairs and Bridges With our atrium going through to the lower level, our bridges and stairs will be […]