We received our first quote today from Steve Haldi at Hannel RadiantDirect.com. Steve quoted pretty much everything needed for a closed system using an electric… Read More »First Radiant Heating System Quote Came in Today
This weekend I was hosting an open house as part of my realtor duties when the builder/developer of the property stopped in. It was cold,… Read More »Can traditional builder methods to reduce cost translate to modern and green?
This Monday, Brian and May from ISA met with Scott from Build It Green Philly to brainstorm final cost reductions that could be made prior… Read More »Budget Reduction – Results from Builder & Architect Meeting
Yesterday afternoon we had our much anticipated budget review with the entire team for the 100K House. Scott from Level 5 Construction had taken the… Read More »100K House Budget Review – Our Biggest Meeting to Date
With construction only weeks away it is time to review the construction budget and make our final cuts to try and reach our $100,000 target.… Read More »100K Budget Update – Time to Make Final Cuts [edited]
I visited my sister a couple months ago in Chicago and spent half a day at one of the lovely downtown Barnes & Nobles perusing… Read More »Random Cost Reduction Ideas From a Day at Barnes & Nobles
This first reduction is not a big one and is mainly influenced by feedback from our last post on appliances for the 100K House. After… Read More »Budget Reduction – Revised Kitchen and Appliances
As promised here are our updated plans from ISA for both houses that we have just released to Level 5 to give us an estimate… Read More »Plans Released to Builder for Rough Quote