Post Tagged with: "Net Zero Design"

by / on May 7, 2013 at 7:02 am

May 3 update from Highlands Studio Arts

NETZEROBUILD.CA RAMPS UP SITE PREP NetZeroBuild May3 from Highlands Media Arts on Vimeo. Thanks to Highlands Studio Arts for another sweet video. Midori came out to the site on May 3, 2013 to document the rearrangement of the timber bunks (staging areas for drying timbers) to clear an area for […]

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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 NetZeroBuild.ca.

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 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 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 20, 2012 at 11:18 pm

Randy Bachman builds with rammed earth on Saltspring

Guess Who’s building green on Saltspring Island   Guess Who lead guitarist Randy Bachman and his wife Denise invite David Suzuki to come along on their voyage of discovery Building a rammed-earth wall involves compressing a damp mixture of earth that has suitable proportions of sand, gravel and clay (sometimes with an added stabilizer) into an externally […]

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