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First go at understanding the building code for a passive build home

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This project will be videoed from the foundations to the finished roof , having an R value of R-50 PLUS concrete pad, 20 in. 508mm thick walls with R- value of 70, roof trusses with high heel for R-60 insulation, triple glazed windows with gas and e-glass, open out, in and revolve. heat ex changer that is 90 % efficient

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Framing the window and door liners in the 20in/508mm thick double wall construction

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into woodworking jigs, and more jigs, table saw safety and more seumas2 has about 400 videos on viyoutube

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used a straight edge with the router

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simple INNOVATIVE router idea by George K

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used a router with an 1in./25mm bit to channel in the water lines, blue coded for the cold/ red coded for the hot

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  • 1 × R value R 50 plus insulation This material is used in passive house construction

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    Complete video step one and two details of foundations and the insulated pad, with a simple foam cutter, plus a lot more

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litterspace wrote 10/17/2020 at 02:19 point

That's an interesting project I have to say but I prefer an already build apartment by professionals. I recently found this resource https://1newhomes.com/new-homes/ and maybe you can take some inspiration from the new houses in London. Anyway, I hope that your building will be strong enough to stand for the next few decades (or even more).

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