Wednesday, December 24, 2008


Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Consider it sealed

Kitchens going up

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

Half of the 75 Kitchen Cabinets We Are Assembling

Rapidly Renewable Bamboo Flooring

Forget Low VOCs - Try ZERO VOCs

Low VOC Adhesive

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Performance Windows

More Air Barriers

Plywood on interior of knee walls.

Air Baffles

One of the recconedations of our energy star reveiws was to install
all of these wind baffles to prevent wind washing of the insulation.

Drywall Going Up

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Apartment Update


We are laying out the line to make curbing out of these reclaimed


We Are Insulated

Using John Manville Formaldehyde-Free insulation to give us an R-21

Friday, October 31, 2008

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Friday, October 3, 2008

Beautiful Soffits

Look at that detail!

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Storefront and Door Frames

Indoor Air Quality

In accordance with our IAQ plan all ductwork must be sealed during
construction so no debris or contaminates can degrade the performance
of our air handling system.

Sunday, September 28, 2008

Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Cedar Breather

By placing this nylon mesh under the shingles to create a moisture
escape, we've eliminated the need for furring strips which means less
waste and less lumber usage.

Friday, September 19, 2008

Friday, September 12, 2008

Black Gold

In our case, georxchange wells...

Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Starting Electrical Rough-In and Sprinklers

Those little orange things in the background are re sprinkler heads.

The Last Building Gets it's Shingles

Friday, September 5, 2008

Friday, August 29, 2008

Some View

These large windows are what make it possible for 97% of our spaces to
had direct views to the outside andvfor natural sunlight to reach 100%
of all commonly occupied spaces.

Residential Windows and Ridges

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Saturday, August 23, 2008

No VOCs Here

This subfloor adhesive has an extremely low VOC content...

Release Some Tension

No Moths Here...

These cedar shingles are so "green" there still wet...

Wednesday, August 20, 2008

A Solid Foundation...

of concrete with recycled fly ash in it.

Raptured by Rafters

Every Shingle Day...

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

Monday, August 18, 2008

The Shape of Things

This week we start putting shingles on Buiding A and then Building C. We are also building the roof structure on Building B.

Saturday, August 9, 2008

Beautiful Roofs

The sheathing is done on Building A (all with FSC Certified Plywood) and we're getting ready to start sheathing building C. At the same time we'll start installing the natural cedar shingles, which eliminate any heat island effect the roof might have.

Highway Work is Done

As part of the project we were required by the town to widen the highway and access street, as well as putting in turn lanes and crosswalks. That work was completed yesterday, all that's left is for the line striper to come on Monday and paint the white lines...

Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Roof Sheathing

The roofs are starting to get covered and all of the plywood sheathing is FSC certified, relevant to MR 7 Certified Wood.

Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Monday, July 7, 2008

The Brick Yard

Highway Work

As part of this project, we are widening the street that access our property and installing turn lanes to handle the extra traffic flow. That work begins today...

The Second Floor Begins...