Tag Archives: SIPs

Verifying Our Insulation Performance and Value

We are getting closer to putting the tapered insulation down on our flat roofs so we can put the membrane on and get water tight.  Before doing so, we verified that the SIP roof has no ‘voids’ in the insulation where the individual pieces come together.  In anticipation of the next step, becoming weather tight, […]

Summarizing Our Construction Progress for the Week

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 […]

Back in the U.S.A.

After a week in Argentina, we arrived back in the U.S.A. today. While we had a great time in Argentina, it is good to be back at the job site to see how things are progressing.  And, to manage that progress. After unpacking, Bryan did a quick tour of the job site and saw the […]

Staying on Track

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 […]