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25
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2020
Our Latest Project Fremlin Laneway
by admin September 25th, 2020 in New Construction
Things are moving along quickly on our Fremlin Street Project! As you can see from the rendering it is a traditional craftsman style design (done by our esteemed colleague Ron Wildeman at Inside Out Architecture Inc).
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Warm boards were invented to replace conventional subfloor framing, to accommodate radiant heat/in floor piping. Normally- where you would put down your sub floor, your plumbers would then come in, install the radiant piping into your subfloor and then concrete would be poured on top of this. With Warmboard however - this replaces all of the concrete. 
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How did Sandro, from Abstract Homes beat the building code standards from the very beginning? He did this while working on his project on W15th Avenue in Vancouver. What happened? They ran the blower door test with NO vapour barrier or insulation. 
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