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by / on March 27, 2013 at 1:14 pm

NetZeroBuild.ca sawmill is on the way

Sawmill is state of the art!  We have worked out all the design details with the Erik Michele and the Engineer. I feel very fortunate to have found Rob , Michele and Erik  ( Engineer,draftsperson and timber framer ). It’s so great to have them on my net zero team. Each one brings […]

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by / on March 21, 2013 at 1:25 pm

NetZeroBuild.ca main floor plans finalized

All building plans are near completion.

The Engineer has extensive experience with timber frame building.

The locally harvested timbers are cracked up and ready for the sawmill. When the weather breaks the stripping and cutting will begin.

The septic permit is in place and test hole is done.

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by / on March 1, 2013 at 12:32 pm

Preparing timbers video from netzerobuild.ca

The following video depicts the start of our ambitious project here at Netzerobuild.ca. In it CEO Lou Fenninger begins the arduous task of moving timbers from one end of the site to the prep site. We have a sawmill for squaring the locally harvested hardwood and they will be debarked […]

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by / on February 26, 2013 at 11:08 am

NetZero Build House Plans and Drawings

Net Zero Buld.ca is beginning to carve out its niche on the build site located at Eagle Lake, Ontario.

The house is located adjacent to Sir Sam’s Ski and Bike Resort.

Below is a gallery of rough plans.

We are currently in the process of streamlining the drawings and they are in the hands of one of our local artists.

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by / on January 18, 2013 at 8:54 am

Videos – Lou Fenninger’s Vision – Parts 1&2

Below you will find a two part video discussion courtesy of Lou Fenninger the founder of Net Zero Build.ca. In the twin videos Lou talks about his vision and history with net zero building design. Part 1 outlines his overall strategy and concepts. Part 2 delves into some design specifics […]

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by / on December 22, 2012 at 12:36 pm

The Home of the Future Is Now a Reality – From The Dirt.com

Net Zero is Here! REPRINTED FROM THE DIRT – Get it HERE  Lakiya Culley, an administrative assistant at the U.S. State Department and mother of three, just moved into one of the most innovative, energy-efficient houses in the U.S. In Deanwood, a working class, primarily African-American neighborhood of Washington, D.C. […]

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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 December 22, 2012 at 6:00 am

Windows, glass walls can generate electricity – Have a look at the future

Reprinted from DAILY NEWS Nov 13, 2012 11:13 AM According to a nano-energy expert who spoke in Toronto last week, in the future the glass walls on our buildings could be generating the energy we need to run those buildings, while “e-boxes” would enable us to transmit that power wirelessly from building […]

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