Holliston LEED House

This is the story of a family who built the first LEED "green" house in Holliston, Massachusetts. We were trying to spend no more than it would take to build an ordinary house,and maybe even succeeded. The dust is still settling.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009

Joist system


This is the access system I referred to. Note the 9.25" space that will now exist between the ceiling of the first floor and the floor of the second.

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At March 12, 2009 at 10:06 AM , Anonymous Nick Pacella said...

We used a truss joist system as well and it really helped with the air distribution. A word of caution: do not leave any 'openings' into the plenum uncovered. Our cat disappeared for two days and I seriously hope he didn't leave any presents in there.

 
At March 16, 2009 at 3:45 PM , Blogger Erin said...

Great tip and LOL, I hope he didn't either!!

 

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