Preparing for electrical inspection

Steve and Beau from Capstone clambered about Emerald Hill, working through the electrical punch list flagged last week by the inspector.

To help, Elite Air Conditioning installed the missing baffles and LED lights for all the bathroom ventilation — except for two bulbs not yet delivered.

Above, the coolest thing done all day … charging up the Ring doorbell. Steve and Beau installed it at the front door — after they dispatched Steven to Lowe’s to buy a transformer and Steve installed said transformer to power up the doorbell and camera via low voltage through wires preinstalled to the front door. Then Steven downloaded the Ring app and attempted to configure the doorbell — only to discover that the unit insists on WiFi, and a hotspot on a cell phone does not suffice. So … when the low-voltage team at Granite Security give that all-clear, Steven will call for Internet service installation from Time Warner or ATT. Google Fiber is close but not quite here …

The second-coolest electrical thing to happen today is ... Steve and Beau installed the low-voltage puck lights in the four niches built into the entry hall. That's Beau on the ladder.
The second-coolest electrical thing to happen today is … Steve and Beau installed the low-voltage puck lights in the four niches built into the entry hall. That’s Beau on the ladder.
They also swapped out the long down rods on the ceiling fans for shorter posts that pull the fans closer to the ceiling. We no longer feel like we have to duck when walking under the fans. Here's the ceiling fan in the family room, now mounted with a three-inch rod, lifting the fan higher off the floor.
They also swapped out the long down rods on the ceiling fans for shorter posts that pull the fans closer to the ceiling. We no longer feel like we have to duck when walking under the fans. Here’s the ceiling fan in the family room, now mounted with a three-inch rod, lifting the fan higher off the floor.
Here's the fan in the office on a 3-inch rod.
Here’s the fan in the office on a 3-inch rod.
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