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by / on December 22, 2012 at 7:45 am

About Net Zero Build?

What is Net Zero?? A zero-energy building, is a building with zero net energy consumption and zero carbon emissions annually. Traditional buildings consume 40% of the total fossil fuel energy in the North Ameriica and European Union and are significant contributors of greenhouse gases. The zero net energy consumption principle […]

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by / on January 22, 2015 at 11:12 am

Building a Net Zero Home – January 2015 Windows Day 3

Take a few minutes to watch this video to learn about some alternative and innovative building design options that can be used by anyone that has the vision and wants to make the best use of natural, locally sourced resources along with the elements to build and sustain a comfortable […]

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by / on January 22, 2015 at 11:11 am

Building a Net Zero Home – January 2015 Windows Day 2

Take a few minutes to watch this video to learn about some alternative and innovative building design options that can be used by anyone that has the vision and wants to make the best use of natural, locally sourced resources along with the elements to build and sustain a comfortable […]

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by / on January 22, 2015 at 11:10 am

Building a Net Zero Home – January 2015 Windows Day 1

Take a few minutes to watch this video to learn about some alternative and innovative building design options that can be used by anyone that has the vision and wants to make the best use of natural, locally sourced resources along with the elements to build and sustain a comfortable […]

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by / on August 28, 2013 at 8:35 pm

NetZeroBuild update – Lou’s video from August 27, 2013

Lou’s short video sums up the progress since our last visit August 27, 2013 Lou Fenninger – Eagle Lake, Ontario, Canada The site is looking a little different, but only marginally. The real changes start occurring when the timbers start to go up. Lou and Eric will be overseeing that […]

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by / on August 21, 2013 at 7:02 pm

Pouring the footers at Net Zero Build – Lou’s Video

Foundation footing footage – Holy, that’s a lotta’ F’s! From the NetZeroBuild Site – Eagle Lake – Ontario – Canada Posted August 20 – 2013   As you can see (through the video footage we just posted) the NetZero house near the shores of shimmering Eagle Lake in Ontario’s cottage […]

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by / on August 21, 2013 at 4:57 pm

Some recent photos at the NetZeroBuild site – August 18-2013

Photos by Terrance Gavan – August 13 2013 Photographer Terry Gavan compiled a short video comprised of recent photos from the Net Zero site.    

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by / on August 21, 2013 at 12:20 pm

Groovy grooves in big timbers – NetZeroBuild – August 18 – 2013

Photos by Terry Gavan A local reporter took a walk through the site late last week in an attempt to decipher how the big timbers are prepared by master timber framer Eric. The cuts are all pretty painstaking and feature some pretty specific measurements. You will note that the angles […]

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by / on August 21, 2013 at 10:39 am

Net Zero Footers and site prep ongoing – August 13 – 2013

Short Video detailing footer progress at netzerobuild.ca The footers are up and our timber framer Eric is working diligently preparing the big lumber for setup. We have another video upcoming that will detail the grooves and notches that Eric has to carve out for each timner.

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