Just after cleaning up the garage, the two-person delivery team from Murray Windows & Doors came by and delivered 25 windows, bringing our total to 26 windows. There are 72 windows in our total order so we have received over one-third of the windows (the glass is half full). Alternatively, one could say that we […]
The four-person team from Earth Bound Homes completed the plywood deck on the South side of the South gable today. Five more gables to go! Bryan spent 90 minutes shovelling dirt at the front of the property. We’re ready for Murray Windows & Doors to deliver 25 boxes of windows tomorrow!
Since June, we’ve been moving dirt around our site constantly. Although PG&E did the natural gas lay-in on August 24 and we passed the mandrel inspection on September 8, Nathan Lee (our project manager with PG&E) advised us that they cannot install the new concrete vault at the front of our property until October 26. We’ve lost confidence in PG&E’s ability to […]
Bryan was at the job site this morning and opened the gate at 7:50 am. Kel Marchbank was completing a mountain bike ride and dropped by for a minute. Then, promptly at 8:00 am, Manny and Izzy arrived to work on the underground elements at the front of the property. After working all morning, Izzy […]
Having completed the flat roofs, we could now start on covering the gable roofs. This requires six layers before the waterproofing starts. Bryan pulled the trigger on the yellow cedar shakes and wired the payment in U.S. dollars to BCF Shake Mill Inc. located in Fanny Bay, British Columbia, Canada. They will be sending 28 squares […]
Darrel Kelly, John Rider and Joel Lemons arrived at our project site promptly at 11:45 am this morning to verify that the sun was now just starting to enter the house. Bryan was there exactly at that time as he was returning from a site visit to an ultra-green residential project up the pennisula. Bryan […]