Sarah and Bruce welcome award-winning architect and principal of Zero Energy Design, Stephanie Horowitz. Learn the difference between a high-performance home, a zero energy or net-zero home, and a passive home, and what it takes to design them. Stephanie, Sarah, and Bruce also share their knowledge on updating an older home to make it more enSarah and Bruce are joined by Pete Ferrero, a Job Supervisor at S+H Construction, to discuss the process of a project and the age-old question of what exactly is taking so long! From the early stages of electric, plumbing and drywall to the later stages of flooring, tile work and finishes, Pete weighs in on where exactly all of these items fall within a timeline, how it happens, what the homeowner can do to make sure the process goes smoothly, and how one change can cause a snowball effect.
Builder’s Notebook is recorded and produced by JDCommunications, Inc.
Theme music by Sean Ryan Peters.