Since the last post, we have been wrapping up all the final touches. Final electrical, mechanical, plumbing, fire sprinkler, painting and trim were all completed. Our power was turned on. We got the … [Read more...] about Home Build Complete!
Drywall is going in! There were some delays because the delivery of drywall got delayed, but were hoping its all done in about 2 weeks. We're in a bit of a time crunch because the tiler can only get … [Read more...] about Drywalling & Getting Ready for Finishes
A lot has happened since I last posted! Last time I posted, we had just cleared the trees to prep the lot for digging. We have excavated and installed the septic, excavated the house, formed the … [Read more...] about Excavation Through Framing
Hi, my name is Matt Taylor-Rennert. Recently, my husband I decided to build a custom home for our family in Evergreen, CO, a mountain community just outside of Denver. We currently live in Denver, and … [Read more...] about Building a Mountain Home
Here we will cover cover the general processes that go on when getting a building permit for a new building or remodel. While every jurisdiction will have their own specific ways of permitting, there … [Read more...] about The Permitting Process
This article will cover which "outdoor" building portions are or aren't considered part of the building and which are or aren't subject to varying codes. What is part of the building area? Any … [Read more...] about Outdoor Portions of Buildings & Code Considerations
There's many ways to capture the energy of the sun to help heat a building. This can be often be done by simply thinking about the path of the sun. It may have no cost increase , and can potentially … [Read more...] about Harnessing The Sun – Passive Solar Sustainability Concepts In Buildings
example of a steam boiler used in a distillery Location, Location, Location Ideally, the location of a boiler room in your distillery wants to be as close to the equipment that it is serving as … [Read more...] about Important Considerations for a Design of Boiler Rooms in Distilleries