On Saturday, we finished placing the forms. We still need to cut and place the rebar, install pipes and conduits where they pass through the footings and reinforce the footings in some of the places where it is more vulnerable to pressures that might rupture them. We expect to be ready to pour the concrete […]
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The foundation excavation is virtually complete
By Anne de Gobeo on June 5, 2014 in Building, Ecogen energy, EcoGenBuild
Chris has a hidden talent for photography – who knew! Doug Williams, of DSI Excavation in Kemptville, will cut the step-downs this morning, then we will install the drain. Next step is forming!
Today is the day!
By Anne de Gobeo on June 2, 2014 in Building, EcoGenBuild
Today is the day that EcoGen Energy embarks on its journey into building. Not just any home – Chris and Clare’s home at 732 Heritage Drive, just outside of Merrickville. This house will be built to the Passive House standard and will also include features such as: Healthy and Consistent Indoor Air Quality Environmentally-friendly materials […]
That’s Right – Our Build Begins Soon!
By Anne de Gobeo on April 23, 2014 in Building, Uncategorized
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