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    • Scotch Creek Waterfront Mechanicals

      September 02, 2017
      Hats off to the sub-trades, designer, our crew plus Bill and Ina for maintaining a positive and effective construction environment. Not only are the mechanical installations professional in both appearance and design, their installation was performed in such an efficient manner that  our construction schedule is now back on track after having lost several weeks to winter weather and permitting challenges.

      Enviroslate roofing with snow stops are completed. Custom Douglas Fir stained beams are in place, both inside and out. Siding materials are in shipping. Specialty Douglas Fir vertical grain soffits and 3 step Fascia are in production, as are matching interior ceiling Douglas Fir roofing.

      Hydronic floor heating installations are completed on the upper floor with concrete topping scheduled for this upcoming week. Bosch boiler for in floor heating and indirect water heater for domestic water are installed. Future installs include main floor completion and exterior concrete decking for winter ice control.

      2 Hi Velocity Lennox blower units with cooling and hot water heating coils are completed, integrated with a 5 zone forced air system for increased comfort and efficiency. Ventilation includes 9 low sone bath fans for quiet operation, Lennox Heat Recovery Ventilator for improved air quality, and 2 Desert Springs evaporative humidifiers.

      Plumbing pipe with fixture rough-ins are completed, including whole house water filtration, ultraviolet disinfection, reverse osmosis, dedicated hot water re-circulation zones, cast iron piping drain sound dampening and Sun Pack deck heaters. Shower floor joists have been modified for level entry.

      A Majestic Design see through wood burning fireplace with gas log lighter in the great room is completed, along with a master bedroom gas burning Valor. Roof chimney chase is complete for a future lower entry deck wood burning fireplace, which is currently in production.

      Home Automation rough-in is completed, including Control 4 network, Tekmar heating and cooling integration, Dolby Atmos home entertainment with 120" acoustically transparent 4K screen, smart light programming and zoned sound for inside and out.

      Electrical and Security rough-in wiring is nearing completion and finalizes prior to month's end and includes a whole house back up generator with auto transfer and gas backup. Gutter snow melt system to follow.

      Hybrid Drive elevator rough-in is completed and in use assisting the crews with gear and people movement over 3 floors. What a treat!

      Design planning is underway with AutoCad custom curved stairs and specialty interior wood finishing. 

      Custom metal clad wood windows are in production, along with custom doors, with expected arrival and installation early October after drywall installation.

      Natural Stone installation to start shortly, both inside and out, and includes significant exterior siding, decks, fireplace chimney chases and interior curved stair wall and fireplaces.

      Structural Engineering and Quality Control inspections are on-going in anticipation of closed cell spray foam application.