Yesterday we received an email from GBCI (Green Business Certification Inc.), the certifying agent for USGBC, notifying us that our project application had been reviewed satisfactorily and awarding Highland LEED Platinum® certification! This was a great achievement and recognizes the [...]
Commissioning the Ventilation System
We’re in the final few weeks of construction, and our HVAC contractor is busy commissioning the various systems. This is a two-part process: first, the contractor gets each piece of equipment working within its design specifications, and second, for [...]
After a recent snowfall, we decided to take a look at the roof and examine it for snow distribution, look at coverage over the solar PV panels, and check for possible problem areas. The GC hired a local aerial videography firm to scope out the house with a drone. We didn’t find any problems, and it makes for a cool video!