Monthly Archives: August 2011

Pouring Two Concrete Pads

Al brought one-half yard of concrete to the job site today and he poured the tiny pads at the back of the pocket door and the side of the house for the BBQ grill. Having the concrete pads in place will allow us to continue working on the infrastructure inside the house. Excellent progress today. […]

Working on our Central Vacuum and BBQ Concrete Pad

We’re working on getting the central vacuum in place and completing our exterior infrastructure. Based on advice from Dan Singleton, we are using Sequoia Central Vacuum Systems of Menlo Park.  Michael White, owner of Sequoia Central Vacuum Systems, has unparalleled expertise with central vacuums. Since the HVAC and plumbing is in place, the central vacuum […]

Pouring Our Concrete Generator Pad

We poured concrete today and it looks great. And the HRV is now mounted and in place, connected to the exterior supply/exhaust plenum.  The seismic cross-bracing needs to be added and then the interior supply/exhaust can be connected. We’re getting there …