Archive for: November, 2017

Design Rules

A number of design rules got applied to this build. “No externally visible screws or bolts” was insanely difficult to stick to over the course of an entire build. On Friday we sat and stared at those 3 barge boards for 4 hours trying to work out how to attach them without visible fixings. We…

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Decking stringers attach directly to all of the roof panels on an Iron Matrix home making the whole roof a possible living space.


This week we transition to being off-grid by adding batteries and charger/ inverters. By the time we’re finished we’ll have 12 kilowatts of panels and an extra few extra from wind turbines. That *should* be enough to provide more than enough energy for our daily needs and if it’s not, we just have to add…

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