Laying Out Grey Water Planters and Plumbing for the Earthship

Laying Out Grey Water Planters and Plumbing for the Earthship

Posted by in Can walls, Construction, Earthship, Graywater on 24. Jul, 2011 | 6 Comments

This last week has been challenging; we have been laying out the grey water planters and the bathroom walls along the south face of the earthship.

The challenge has been laying out the planters and walls while making sure we still have space for kitchen counters, walkways between the rooms and everything that has got to … Read More →

End Walls Mostly Complete!

End Walls Mostly Complete!

Posted by in Can walls, Construction, Earthship, Electrical on 24. Oct, 2010 | 0 Comments

On Friday we finished the last of the pop can/concrete work on the west wall.

These walls are approximately 15″ thick; a double layer of rigid insulation (R24 total) sandwiched between an exterior and interior concrete/pop can wall.   The concrete/pop can walls are simply  concrete walls honeycombed with pop cans.  The cans serve to reduce the … Read More →

The Front Wall … Re-Evaluating our Choices

The Front Wall … Re-Evaluating our Choices

Posted by in Can walls, Construction, Earthship, Front Wall, Tires on 29. Aug, 2010 | 4 Comments

With the roof mostly done, we have started thinking about finishing the greenhouse wall.

The tire work, bond beam, and basic framing for this wall is already done.  So at the beginning of the week we started to size and order the 1″ insulated, double pane glass units.  We identified two companies in Kamloops that supply … Read More →

Pop can inroads

Pop can inroads

Posted by in Can walls, Construction, Earthship on 10. Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments

Over the last few days I’ve been trying to set up things to buy cans from a young man we know, Rowan Johnson.  Rowan is eight years old and he (with help from his parents) has set up a job for himself.  With permission from the Little Fort Husky, Rowan has set out 5-6 recycling … Read More →

Roofing, Rain and and a Popcan Wall

Roofing, Rain and and a Popcan Wall

Posted by in Can walls, Earthship, Insulation, roof on 08. Aug, 2010 | 4 Comments

Getting the roofing material on site lit a fire under us; yesterday we placed the 30# roofing felt on top of the 2×6 decking, and we started placing rigid insulation. Tom and Stephanie stopped by yesterday and they helped us place the felt …. thanks guys! After they left Sandra and I … Read More →

The pop can pilgrimage

The pop can pilgrimage

Posted by in Can walls, Earthship on 03. Aug, 2010 | 0 Comments

After my interview with CBC bright and early this morning, the kids and I attached the trailer and headed for the Kamloopa Powwow grounds to score the, hopefully, remaining 7,000 cans we needed to finish our house.

Here we are:

But you have to get up a lot earlier and stay out a lot later to beat … Read More →

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