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Home sweet home!

New KLI

It’s been more than a month since our last post and I’m delighted to be sharing this update with you from my desk at 7400 Pershing.  To say that it is peaceful here is an understatement.  Our geothermal cooling is soooooo quiet (and cool!).  Our solar panels are doing their job, too. We received our…Read more

Progress inside and out…

Solar

We’ve been waiting on some good visual progress to share new news and finally, it’s here. We arrived home from spring break to find the kind of forward motion we’ve been looking for. On the outside, we are excited to share some shots of our 24 new solar panels perfectly situated on our south facing…Read more

Honk if you love zinc!

The Roof

Seriously, if you happen to be driving by, honk if you love zinc! By far the biggest and most difficult decision that we have had to make on this project has been deciding what to do with the roof, and especially the roofing material (see “We bought a roof”). It enjoys the dual distinction of…Read more

At Long Last…

The wait is over and the most visible change to the building has begun. Last week the roofers started the process of laying the underlayment and then hanging the zinc shingles. So far so good! The back side of the roof is nearly complete and the front begins tomorrow. Once the shingles are on, the…Read more

Drawings for clarity.

Elevation

A few weeks back we had a request for drawings. Silly that we haven’t provided them sooner! To follow are some elevations and floor plans. It is a two story structure with distinct rooms on the first floor and one open studio on the second. Enjoy!  

So what to do with all of that roof?!

Roof Option B

Yes, things are finally rolling along at 7400 Pershing and we’ve arrived at a big decision point: what to do with all of that roof? First, we know that we can’t repair the asbestos shingles that are up there now.  And second, we know that this is the most important design decision to be made…Read more