Category Archives: LEED

Installing Our Sequoia Central Vacuum

Bryan had picked up the Sequoia Vacuum SV-700 unit today and positioned it in the garage. Initially, we didn’t think that a central vacuum was important. The more we started the learn about the value of indoor air quality, the more we understood the importance of a central vacuum with an external exhaust. Then, of […]

Reviewing Progress on Our Red Front Door

It was a full day today. Al continued working on the roof, trying to stay in front of the forecasted rains for tomorrow (100% probability).  Bryan met with the City of Monte Sereno to review our preliminary lighting control plans, John Rider dropped by to see how the project is developing, Bryan and John met […]

Scrambling Before the Rains Arrive

Bryan returned from Edmonton last night and scrambled today in order to prepare for the rains forecasted through the weekend. While Bryan was in Edmonton, Al and Nep completed putting the Deck Armor on the gable roofs and even managed to put Grace Ultra (butyl) under the Deck Armor before re-attaching the solar mounts.  This will […]