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Forum: Green Building 03-07-2012, 11:42 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 16,720
Posted By ownerbuilder
Great reply. In erecting ICF it's all about...

Great reply. In erecting ICF it's all about bracing. And the project I had seen, the guys were happy not to have to rent a ton of bracing. The architect loved the product for all the reasons you...
Forum: Green Building 03-07-2012, 11:36 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 16,492
Posted By ownerbuilder
"Creating or renewing a sustainable efficient...

"Creating or renewing a sustainable efficient building product that affects the environment with less impact, from inception through manufacturing and delivery, to installation and beyond". Me
Forum: Construction 03-07-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,263
Posted By ownerbuilder
Do you have a local 'Fire Safe Council'?

Do you have a local 'Fire Safe Council'?
Forum: Technology 03-07-2012, 11:06 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,149
Posted By ownerbuilder
Been shopping! Seems you'll spend a Franklin...

Been shopping! Seems you'll spend a Franklin every month for service. I realize it's more the future than all of us realize. I see the day when I won't have to go any further than my smart phone to...
Forum: Technology 03-06-2012, 07:48 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,908
Posted By ownerbuilder
I've used my digital camera for a reference tool...

I've used my digital camera for a reference tool such as taking a snap of a wired terminal just before removal. The pic shows exactly how to re-install. Another use is to share pics of damage to be...
Forum: Green Building 12-29-2008, 07:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By ownerbuilder
You might start with a zone control HVAC system...

You might start with a zone control HVAC system upgrade in your submittals for your energy cals, if you have them. Window retrofits to add to the new cals, and maybe radient barrier plywood if the...
Forum: Green Building 12-29-2008, 07:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,461
Posted By ownerbuilder
God knows how much I appreciate this question. I...

God knows how much I appreciate this question. I talk to people every Saturday on a construction radio show (http://www.talkradiobuilder.com)about green building technologies, and encourage...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 03-18-2008, 08:58 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,419
Posted By ownerbuilder
Radio show?

Too wrapped up in producing my own radio show for all you construction gumps out there, to even give a rip about rock and roll pukes, who have nothing to ad (constructively) to the air waves....
Forum: Framing 01-22-2008, 12:33 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,238
Posted By ownerbuilder
Male side out?

That would be like pounding your pud. I have never heard of anyone laying sheets with the groove out. I would only use 5/8 plywood if i knew the sub-structure was going to get under layment. I've...
Forum: Tools & Equipment 01-03-2008, 12:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,385
Posted By ownerbuilder
I go with the old faithful Hitachi. I have 3 of...

I go with the old faithful Hitachi. I have 3 of them and use them for many reasons. Like the previous writer, I can index finger the safety, and shoot with one hand. And I have ground the driver on...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-26-2007, 05:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,105
Posted By ownerbuilder
Advertising who is who

Experiment; try direct mailing. Join the chamber of commerce. Host a golf tournament, just get your name out there as inexpensive as possible and keep it there. the value in advertising is having...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 10-26-2007, 05:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,861
Posted By ownerbuilder
Master of the web

Find a 'construction' webmaster who will do for you what mine has done for me. It's all about Networking a Team. since I have made only few posts I cant as of yet post my web site in a thread. See...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-26-2007, 04:59 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,259
Posted By ownerbuilder
you know THAT feeling you get.....

when you'd like to do a job; but instinct and the unknown is hinting at you, 'maybe I ought to just walk from this one and go do that OTHER thing I meant to do before i got this call'........
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-24-2007, 11:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,171
Posted By ownerbuilder
Welcome to the forum. Add a dot net to my name...

Welcome to the forum. Add a dot net to my name and see what I do. Have a great day.
Forum: Plumbing 10-24-2007, 11:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,878
Posted By ownerbuilder
Municipal or CSD?

Contact Multi-Pure Drinking water Systems at 1808-622-9205 or look them up on the web. They do a fantastic job for residences on city water. A point of use system, but the benefits are outstanding. I...
Forum: Excavation & Site Work 10-24-2007, 11:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,259
Posted By ownerbuilder
Run

Run
Forum: Roofing 10-24-2007, 11:17 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 51,762
Posted By ownerbuilder
Why spend more money for product and e. bills?

Have you thought about Chefs Hat turbine vents? Easy to install, energy free, and you cover them for the winter.
Forum: General Discussion 10-24-2007, 11:08 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,011
Posted By ownerbuilder
Talk to her abut Jesus the next time she comes...

Talk to her abut Jesus the next time she comes down. If she's Christian, she'll trust you know what your doing. (We all can see by the pictures. Looks good)
If she's not a Christian, chances are she...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 10-24-2007, 10:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 34,436
Posted By ownerbuilder
RETROFIT WINDOWS ARE MOST ALWAYS THE SECOND BEST...

RETROFIT WINDOWS ARE MOST ALWAYS THE SECOND BEST THING TO DO.
Depending upon the siding, say t-111, and 1x4 trim, It's always better to remove the old trim. Cut back the siding to remove the old...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 10-24-2007, 10:24 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,686
Posted By ownerbuilder
Pray

Pray
Forum: Decks & Fencing 08-31-2007, 10:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,610
Posted By ownerbuilder
listen to BuiltByMac. He's got it. Trex has...

listen to BuiltByMac. He's got it. Trex has blistered in the heat here in Nor Cal and Trex fails to come through for some of it's Trex Pro Contractors. And don't do a gag job on an old structure that...
Forum: General Discussion 08-31-2007, 10:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,505
Posted By ownerbuilder
Are you a member of a local Builders Exchange or...

Are you a member of a local Builders Exchange or registered with CCR
Forum: Technology 08-23-2007, 09:53 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,379
Posted By ownerbuilder
I'm trying something different; Radio and Web....

I'm trying something different; Radio and Web. Radio for call in networking and website for podcasting the shows. It's new, but give it time. People will always know they can hear the show that had...
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