Bob reviews progress on the cabin, paying special attention to the new shingles. Inside, heart pine and Pergo laminate flooring is being installed. And Bob travels to New York for a tour of the ARCH House at Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute to learn more about the latest technological advances in the building industry.
Part 1: Exterior Shingles and Brick Walkway
Bob talks with contractor Bob Ryley about shingle exposure, brick surrounds for basement windows, and the design of a brick walkway.
Bob Vila explores the concept of sustainable design by putting resource management theories into practice for everyday living. Projects include a pre-cast foundation system, earth-friendly septic system, energy-efficient appliances, and more.