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 Old House With seven different levels, mid-century modern homes have no shortage of stairs. Kevin finds Tommy figuring out how many risers are needed for stairs going from the new living room to a loft. In the basement, demo has exposed the old concrete foundation walls on the ground floor. Kevin finds Tommy starting to insulate those walls. He uses a lightweight foam system with studs and channels for electric wires built into foam.This Old House TVComing up on This Old House The existing basement has a very low ceiling. The homeowners want to turn the area into more usable space, so Mark McCullough takes a jackhammer to the concrete floor so he can dig it out and create more headroom. Outside, the foundation has been poured and framing has begun. Norm teaches Erick and Carly how to lay the sill. Our Generation Next program highlights a program at Ft. Stewart in Georgia that is turning grunts into soldiers of the building trades.