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They have finished with the joists on the house. You can see the space between the the joists and the outside walls. This is the start of the double wall construction where insulation will be blown in.
They have the walls up for the garage.
One other thing to note: We have to say how much we have appreciated the City of West Linn Building and Planning Department. They have been and continue to be great to work with, and our contractor, Ethan Beck, seconds this. Thanks, West Linn!
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We've been told several times it looks like a swimming pool.
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Foundation cement walls with 2 X 4 floor joists. It has rock on the bottom with a vapor barrier on top. The insulation is under the floor joists.
Our passive house -
Here is the first step of the mini basement. Crushed gravel is layed and packed down. Under the gravel there are pipes that will take any water building up and away from the house.