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Lights III

I'm working to get to the end of the Light selection and process soon. At this point I'm sure now most of the time Architects just place in lights in locations to get the affect they are after, then multiple groups of others are in...

Lights II

Not much to report this week. I did spend a lot of time learning about the current situation of lights in general. The higher the CRI, the more watts that are required. So you can have high CRI, high lumen, and high watts or you...

Electrical Lighting

This is the section of the house that I have deeded working on and waited as long as I could to start on it. Lighting defines the way a space looks and feels at night and can influence it's inhabitants in many different ways. I've...

Hot Water and Passive Lighting

I've been learning Revit and while a lot of companies products we intend to use use have moved on from AutoCad and Sketchup to providing BIM file, many companies still have yet to provide these files and/or are scared to proved them due potential of...

Ventilation

To meet Passive House requirements the interior air has to be cycled via some type of mechanical air exchange as the overall building living space is air tight. We have decided to go with an Ultimate Air 200DX ERV as it meets our space and CFM...

Electrical and HVAC

Unfortunately last week I missed my weekly update as I had the flue for the first time in a half decade and it was not a pleasant one. In the time I could comprehend, I spent working on the Bedroom 2 and the houses electrical...

Bathrooms

In the EI.house v1 we will have 3 bathrooms that I spent most of the time finding parts for, adding to the Database of parts and designing the look and feel of each. Some of the overall requirements are that it matches the surrounding theme...

Internal Detailing

I decided to spend some time this week filling in some of the detailed items in the house. First off was the Entry Way coat rack/shoe rack and umbrella holder. The idea was to make this similar to systems we've seen in Japan, but...

Energy, Water and Air

This was a busy week for me in my day job, which carried over to the weekend. I was able to clean up the Tesla Solar roof line to look a little more clean as well as the solar and cor-ten walls. Its starting...

Tesla Solar Roof p2

The last week I worked on refining the details of the Tesla Solar roof to generate more then the 105% required by the Living Building Challenge. To do this, I did a solar study based on my proposed location and found that with just the...