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Getting Ready for Drywall

Since the last entry describing the construction, we’ve been focused on a broad range of activities including some work off-site at Carleton University. Here’s a short list of things we’ve been up to: • Rainwater Store.  We’ve completed the installation of the liner with inlets and overflow outlets and sealing to the foundation.  We also […]

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Merrickville’s Zero Carbon House Tour on Saturday, July 11

It is happening from 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM on Sat., July 11 at 732 Heritage Drive in Merrickville!  Chris will be providing a guided tour every hour on the hour in order to explain all of the house’s features.  You will learn about: Passive design, starting first with very high levels of insulation and […]

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It Has Been A Month…

A month has passed without an entry.  So what have we done? South Wall.  From the Eastern wall, across the South and around the corner to the West wall: Larsen trusses have been put up, sheathed, dense-packed with cellulose, windows detailed, wall covered in Typar and a first layer of strapping applied.  Work was completed […]

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