And there is no “Go” to end that sentence as it refers to the house modules which will be set on the foundation on January 20, 2020! (If the weather continues to cooperate.)
On Monday, January 20, 2020, beginning at about 10 am, the four factory-built house modules will be set by crane on to a prefabricated foundation that was installed in the last week.
While it will be impressive seeing the four, 40-ton modules being hoisted aloft by a 120 Ton crane, more important are the hidden details of construction where things are really happening to improve the home’s performance with regard to comfort, health and safety, Indoor Air Quality, durability and energy efficiency. These factors will be revealed, and measured, as this blog progresses.
6 minute video of lifting and setting one foundation panel.
The team at Specialty Precast is really awesome. Not only are both owners on site during the foundation set, the team that built the wall panels are there to set them, too! Their original concept came from casting concrete decks for parking garages. They literally flipped the product on its side and add a top and bottom cap. Precision cut, chamfered foam blocks are set in the cavities and given a shave to make a smooth inner surface.
OK, so he’s an engineer by training, please don’t hold that against him.
Some say he’s a nice guy.
Bill co-owns www.TruTechTools.com, which if you haven’t guessed by now…
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Yes, it’s Tru.
TruTech also provides and networks with many educational resources for the HVACR and Building Performance trades.
Bill networks with a lot of people to support and who support the industry,
If you have a measurement-related question in HVAC, Building Performance, or Indoor Air Quality, and Bill doesn’t have an answer, he probably knows someone who does.
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Recently he helped to design a high-performance home that he’s built and lives in. The home design embodies wisdom from his network. or as he says "it's built with ideas stolen from the future."
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Wish I had been there to see it. Hope you have videos!
I posted a time lapse video on 2-11-20
… I want all the details. This is sooo exciting!