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Reclaimed wood was used for the exterior soffits.
Solar Thermal panels and PV modules show on the roof from a viewpoint across the river.
E2 Solar crew hoists 44 PV modules to the roof for installation.
44 Photovoltaic modules were hoisted to the roof.
Keith Krewson, Ian, and Logan work the concrete for the graywater cistern.
The completed 5,000 graywater cistern is adjacent to the 35,000 gallon domestic, rainwater collection system.
Stainless steel, interior gutters were soddered together on site.
River Roofing crew, Jeff and Spencer installing gutters on the main house.
The solar thermal system will supply all the domestic hot water needs for Desert Rain, including the hot water for the hydronic infloor heating system.
Solar thermal panels will supply energy for radiant infloor heating and hot water
Spray foam insulation throughout the house for high energy efficiency.
All Phase Electric Service installed all of the electric al wiring and fixtures.
Plumbing, pipes, fixtures and vents in progress early November 2012.
The PEX tubing used for the infloor radiant heat system. The tubing will be covered with a 4" thick concrete slab that will create thermal mass and heat storage.
One of the control modules for the radiant, hydronic, infloor heat system.
Radiant heat tubing in place and ready for concrete.
The concrete slab poured over the radiant heat tubing. The exposed area of tubing in the center of the kitchen will be wood flooring for better comfort.
The roofing team at work.
Roofing in progress.
Roofing in Progress.
The steel roofing material came in long strips and was cut to length on site.