With the approval of our building wrap by the City of Monte Sereno on Friday afternoon, we started on building the rainscreen over the radiant barrier on the West side of the house today. Dan Shurter joined the team today and will certainly increase our capacity and accelerate our progress. Addressing the Issues Relating to […]
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.
Bryan was at the job site early this morning to confirm the last measurements for our steel beam. Then, off to Watsonville to pick up 4 of our 20 remilled wooden beams from the original house. And, finally, a stop at Peninsula Building Materials for our Simpson Strong Tie connectors. And, it was a beautiful, […]
Our project is complex and we’re doing our best to stay on track. However, our non-maleable building materials (i.e., concrete, glass and steel) make it difficult to correct mistakes or make other changes and, consequently, we’re taking more time and money than we had planned for this project. That said, a LEED-H Platinum project, by definition, requires […]
We completed several tasks on our critical path to completing our SIP roof today. An important task was to have all of the beams on site so they could be graded. Having our beams is critical so the structural framing can be completed on the ground floor so we can move the SIPs onto the […]
We had a several tasks going in parallel today with one delayed until tomorrow. The tasks on the critical path were progressing as planned, so our overall timeline remains intact. The one task that was delayed was picking up the beams from Watsonville. The beams could not be ready by noon today, as planned. Fortunately, […]