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Powering Net-Zero |The Jamestown Net Zero House

Season 40 Episode 10 | 23m 43s

Tom discusses the differences between hanging blue board and hanging drywall. Richard learns about the process to size a solar array. Jeff and Tommy install a wood ceiling. The electrician puts in a generator at the Idea House. Richard visits a Newport boat building school.

Aired: 01/16/19 | Expires: 02/17/19
Funding for THIS OLD HOUSE is provided by The Home Depot.
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