Monthly Archives: October 2016

Our House Diary # 35, Oct. 18, 2016

We seem to have been tidying up some loose ends and the project is slowly moving away from construction to finishing. While some of us were working on installing the roof trusses on the last (yea!!) unit, others were working … Continue reading

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Our House Diary #34, Oct. 16, 2016

Once again, I have to report that at lot has been happening! Very rewarding for me to observe and participate in!! The last end wall was lifted and put into place: …the plasterboard was started on the ceilings of units 2 … Continue reading

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Our House Diary # 33, Oct. 13, 2016: Let’s talk about Roxul!

One of the most important aspects of the Our House project is the insulation. As we are attempting the highest level of LEED certification, we are aiming high in the choice of insulation product, the R-values we are trying to … Continue reading

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Our House Diary # 32, Oct. 12, 2016

It’s been a while since I posted….the long weekend coupled with a pair of Professional Development days stretched out the time between posts. In spite of the delay, we have been hard at it for the past few days: We … Continue reading

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Our House Diary # 31

  I just discovered that the NFSB has published a new video for the project (featuring, in part yours truly). It is designed to bring you up to speed in a more colourful way than I am doing in these … Continue reading

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Our House Diary #30, Oct 6, 2016

Over the past few days, a lot of work has been happening on the Our House project…. The floor for unit 4 is well under way and partly sheathed: …..the demising wall and ceilings of unit 3 are complete: …..we have prepared … Continue reading

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Our House Diary # 29, Oct 3, 2016

Well, the most mature, wisest, most able and coincidentally, the closest to graduating group of students arrived en masse and unexpectedly to throw their back into the work today. Originally, I thought we might only be able to set up … Continue reading

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