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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 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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by / on April 8, 2013 at 8:35 am

Two Tremendous VLOGS – Video Show

Follow our Build! Last week the crew at NetZeroBuild began work fashioning the timbers for the NetZero concept house. We shot this footage with a timelapse stationary camera. We placed it into a movie format to make the lapse photography smoother. We hope you enjoy the footage. It’s about a […]

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by / on April 6, 2013 at 8:31 am

Timbers and Time Lapse on NetZeroBuild Site

The process of cutting and priming the foundational timbers is well underway on the site of

We are located right beside the Sir Sam’s Ski and Bike facility so if you are ever in the area please feel free to come and visit.

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

The following video depicts the start of our ambitious project here at 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 December 22, 2012 at 12:36 pm

The Home of the Future Is Now a Reality – From The

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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