It was a beautiful, blue-sky California day. The morning fog lifted around mid-morning, leaving a warm, but not too hot, day. Perfect for documenting our progress at the job site this week. Putting Down a Deposit on a Nissan LEAF We had some friends over for dinner, including Mike Calise. Mike is with EVadvise, which is […]
We’re getting our project back on track. We are continuing to working on the roof (so we can install the windows), and also starting to backfill our open trenches (versus digging more trenches). Agreeing on the Trenching We wanted to ensure PG&E approved our trenching strategy before digging too much. Our project coordinator, Nathan, came […]
We’re now focusing on completing the roof. Several items need to be constructed so we can put the membrane on the roof, including the perimeter fascia, the skylight curbs, and the infrastructure to support our photovoltaic solar panel installation (mounts and conduit). After these items are completed, we can put down the tapered insulation, put […]
Since her brother, Nik, worked with Bryan last Saturday, it was Kate’s turn to spend a day with Bryan. Getting 1/2 Yard of 3/4-Inch Crushed Rock Kate and Bryan started their chores by going to U-Save Nursery in San Jose to pick up a 1/2 cubic yard of 3/4-inch crushed rock. West Valley Sanitation specifies […]
Yesterday, Bryan received permission from the City of Monte Sereno to remove the Hollywood Juniper from the back of the house. Essentially, a Hollywood Juniper is a bush, or shrub, and is not covered by the Significant Tree ordinance. We like to be squeaky-clean when it comes to following the ordinances in the City of […]
We took a few minutes to walk around the project site (interior and roof), taking pictures that document our progress to date. Having these photos available will help us to focus our efforts on continuing to refine our comprehensive PERT chart.