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by / on July 13, 2013 at 10:18 am

Net Zero Build moves into big timber prep stage

Master timber framer Eric using cement pad for log shaping In the video above we watch Eric doing some of the delicate work on the big timbers. We’ll be posting some other videos as we move into the crucial building stage. Please follow us on twitter. twitter.com/NetZeroBuild

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by / on July 7, 2013 at 5:37 pm

Pouring the cement pad – June 29-13

We had a full crew and three loads of cement to place onto the form on the NetZeroBuild.ca site last week. It will become a studio eventually. Pottery anyone? Marianne can’t wait. Or so I’m told. But for the duration of the build itself? The pad will act as a […]

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by / on June 7, 2013 at 1:39 pm

Net Zero Build – June 5 update… Video

JUNE 5 2013 VIDEO UPDATE The weather took a strange turn here in the Highlands this week. Frost warning followed by rain and below average temperatures have muddied up the site once again. But CEO Lou Fenninger is still out everyday with his chain saw and bobcat (skidder) moving timber […]

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by / on May 9, 2013 at 10:23 am

Drawings and site plans May 5, 2013

Site Plan Drawings Eagle Lake, Ontario – May 6 – 2013 Lou Fenninger is in the process of getting building approvals for the new home and once that’s completed the foundation process will begin. In this post we include three drawings that will give you a general idea about the general […]

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by / on April 29, 2013 at 9:49 am

Net Zero Build – Video Update – April 28 – 2013

The beat goes on at the netzerobuild.ca job site which is located on the shores of Eagle Lake Ontario across the road from Sir Sams Ski and Bike. Net Zero Build is dedicated to providing an option for affordable Net Zero Homes. This show home will be the future residence […]

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by / on April 20, 2013 at 8:29 pm

Tremendous video footage NetZeroBuild.ca

April 17, 2013 – Welcome to NetZeroBuild.ca. We have the unique pleasure of welcoming a new segment to our build blog. Midori from Highlands Media Arts has committed to shooting video of the build for the weblog. She has very kindly allowed us to download and embed her tremendous videos off […]

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by / on April 18, 2013 at 11:49 am

April 17 Video update – Timber!

April 17, 2013 NETZEROBUILD.CA –  FOLLOW OUR BUILD! Today we take a walk through the timber pile to take a closer look at the debarking process. The narrator and videographer is Lou Fenninger. Post Production by Spunky Design. Please follow us on twitter @netzerobuild

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by / on April 14, 2013 at 10:49 pm

April 14 Video Progress report NetZeroBuild!

From the Blog Lou Fenninger, founder of NetZeroBuild.ca took a walk through the build site today after Haliburton Highlands experienced what can only be described as a return to winter this week. The sawmill was running on Thursday, but on Friday the whole area was caught in a wide swath […]

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