Airtight House | The Jamestown Net-Zero House
Coming up on This Old House With a net-zero house, preventing air leakage is very important. Richard watches a process that finds all the cracks in the house and sprays a sealant into them. Later, Jeff reviews the second-floor plans with apprentice Kevin to confirm door swings, bathroom fixtures and valve locations. They also mark out stud locations to be seen after the drywall is up. He clearly labels information for the subcontractors in order to save time later.
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- Ch 478This Old House TVComing up on this episode of This Old House Kevin finds Tom and the Silva Brothers intern, Michael Barrett, on the side of the house where the kitchen bumpout goes. They finish installing the forms for the foundation, pour the concrete into the forms, and then vibrate the concrete to take out the air. The demolition team is ready to open up the walls necessary make the changes to the house. Before they can start work, Richard has to make the building safe.This Old House TVComing up on This Old House Kevin arrives and checks out the finished front porch. Everything is new except for the original railing, which was saved. The Norway maple that was taken down is being split into firewood for a new wood-burning stove. The siding is almost complete - with clapboards on the first floor and shingles on the second floor. Out back, Norm and homeowner Liz are working on the composite deck.