It’s been a while since the last post and I was hoping to have long since reported that the ICF foundation had been poured! Alas, I cannot say so yet, but if the weather co-operates the concrete will go in on Thursday. So what has been going on since the last report? • Lots of […]
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New Sign is Up – and it looks amazing!
By Anne de Gobeo on July 7, 2014 in Building, Ecogen energy, EcoGenBuild
James & I installed an excellent new site sign today. Designed by TD Graham & Associates, it will help us communicate the great features we’re building into the new home, and just what we’ll be capable of offering to others through EcoGen Build. From my perspective, it is all about enabling people to live their […]
We are out of the muck!
By Anne de Gobeo on June 27, 2014 in Building, Ecogen energy, EcoGenBuild
On Thursday the second load of crushed stone was slung into the foundation. This gets us closer to being ready to start laying out the concrete forms, but from a morale point of view, it also keeps our feet dryer and lighter. Two important energy-saving features have now been built into the home: • Natural […]