Sights in Davis and adding AC to the river house

January 20, 2020 Guerneville, CA

I ride by this apartment complex that’s under construction almost every day.  It’s getting nearer to completion and they moved out the supervisor’s trailer and it revealed this sign,

Couple of interesting things on the sign.  The complex was designed to be a net zero energy user and the architect is Jim Zanetto.  Years ago I had Jim do some work for me when I lived in Winters.

When I was in high school we used to joke about being able to lift the Apian Bell.  That was the name given by I don’t know who to these things,

Railroad freight car axles.  The word was they weighed over 600 pounds.  I have no idea if that’s true or not but they look heavy.  Getting a grip on one would be a challenge.

Here’s some good advice,

You know it would be parked by the Co-op.

We are having AC added to the house at the river.  It gets mighty hot on summer afternoons because of all the glass on the west facing side of the house.  Should of done this when we replaced the heater.  Better late than never.  Here are some photos of the work in progress. This is the plumbing wrapping around the back wall,

And here are two pictures of the condenser in place,

The location relative to the window,

That’s the way it is today.