Double The Solar = Net Zero House

We more than doubled the size of our solar power system in December and the new system got connected to the grid a few weeks ago. The┬ánew system consists of 29 325 Watt (9425 W total) Solarworld Bisun panels with SolarEdge optimizers connected to a 10kW SolarEdge inverter. This increases the total size of our…

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Foam Tiles – Great Looking Easy DIY Flooring

We recently finished a room in our basement and we wanted to pick an economical and easy to DIY flooring option. We considered vinyl tile, loose lay vinyl and rubber flooring amongst others. We were iffy on woods and laminates because this is a basement even though it is walkout and not damp thanks to…

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Ideal Precast Walls

Our new modular house is going to sit on Precast Concrete Walls from Ideal Precast. The walls are guaranteed waterproof, factory built in panels that are put together on site. They come with insulation already attached and ready to finish from inside with no need for any additonal framing. The first picture is at 9:00…

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Modular House Started Construction – Part 2

Just a few days ago I got pictures of the house just starting construction showing just the floor system. Yesterday I got pictures showing finished walls, bathroom fixtures and also kitchen cabinets nearly in place! Modular construction is crazy fast! So far Icon Legacy has been great to work with. Our contact at the company…

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