The Jamestown Net-Zero House
This Old House is headed to a century-old New England cottage in Jamestown, Rhode Island, to restore the home's charm while also making it energy efficient. Homeowners Dana and Donald have a net-zero energy goal for the new home for their family of four, with state-of-the-art energy efficiency and environmental sensitivity at top of mind
Touring the Net-Zero yard and barn, the upstairs, main floor, mechanicals, and kitchen.
New apprentices, cabinet showroom, the house gets sheathed, and the Charleston finish line
Induction cooking. Solar panel and unique lattice installs. A lesson in ERV. Landscaping.
Crucial net-zero insulation. Apprentices. Efficient decorative lighting. Rafter tails.
The 40th season begins with a 1920’s bungalow which will become a larger net zero house
Load center install, cedar shingling, basement insulation, plan framing, beam barn raising
Shingle removal. Precast concrete walls. Tour of Jamestown. Pre-case foundation set.