My full time job is designing & building homes, each new and rework. I have been in construction since 1987, and have been self-employed building and designing since 1990. I designed (& helped a good friend construct) the primary L.E.E.D. Certified residence in Indiana in 2007. In 2014, I went by the Passive House Institute U.S. (PHIUS), and have become only the 2nd Passive House Licensed Builder in Indiana. On the time of my certification, there weren’t any licensed Passive Houses in Indiana, however one that was under development, trying to succeed in certification.

This visitor tub shouldn’t be your bizarre respite for guests. This new oasis is the right respite to enhance the keep for family and friends. The transformation from an ordinary rest room with solely a tub and vainness included replacing the tub with a free-standing forged iron tub, remodeling the toilet to now embrace a subway tile shower with pebble floor, hand-held bathe on a slide bar, granite bathe curb, wall cap and shower bench, a 3/eight” heavy clear glass shower door and LED shower lights.

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Make sure to additionally look into the authorized restrictions and constructing codes relating to what might be built on the property. Usually, setback restrictions govern how shut a structure might be constructed to property strains. Other authorized constraints embrace top restrictions, constructing space ratios (allowable ratio of buildings to land), design covenants, and historic-district preservation ordinances. In case your venture would not conform not directly, you may be able to apply for a variance (special permission to disregard a specific ordinance).

The officers, one girl and one man, have been very good once they figured I wasn’t a mastermind counterfeiter and simply one other dumb-ass. They are also very jealous of our American police vehicles and in general feel disrespected in Brussels. Who knew? Just another day, and another lesson from Africa. My free ride cost me 200 euro, about $270 USD.