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Portico North Footing and Stem Wall Rebar Installed

Portico North Footing and Stem Wall Rebar Installed

FRF Electrical Lines Are Run Under Footing and Insulated

FRF Electrical Lines Are Run Under Footing and Insulated

Electrical Lines are run on undisturbed soils under the footing and they are insulated to R 6 as well as hydro stopped and air sealed. FRF is pre-piped for a Ground Mount Photovoltaic Array and a 5 KW Horizontal Wind Turbine

FRF Footing and Start of Wall Rebar is Installed

FRF Footing and Start of Wall Rebar is Installed

Subsoil Water Management is a major concern you can see the wet spring soils in the wall excavation. All of the rebar in the project is epoxy coated to minimize issues with building durability over time.

FRF Footings are installed with a Hydrostatic Break

FRF Footings are installed with a Hydrostatic Break

Hydrostatic Breaks are used per DOE Requirements for the Builders Challange Home Program