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Building Science: What every home owner and builder should know

Building Science is a relatively new field of study, emerging over the past decade as architects, engineers and builders examined the results of the... Read More...

Paperstone countertops at Canada's Greenest Home

Paperstone countertops at Canada’s Greenest Home

We spent a lot of time considering our countertop choices for Canada’s Greenest Home. It’s an area with many options, and many factors to... Read More...

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Earthbag foundation for floor system

In addition to the Durisol stem wall foundation, our project for the teachers’ union office includes two long sections of earthbag foundation... Read More...

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2014 Workshop Schedule

Our 2014 workshop schedule is now posted! We’ve got some great fall workshops! Fundamentals of Building Science, Hempcrete, Straw bale... Read More...

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Building Science: What every home owner and builder should know

Building Science is a relatively new field of study, emerging over the past decade as architects, engineers and builders examined the results of the new ... Continue Reading →

Paperstone countertops at Canada's Greenest Home

Paperstone countertops at Canada’s Greenest Home

We spent a lot of time considering our countertop choices for Canada’s Greenest Home. It’s an area with many options, and many factors to weigh ... Continue Reading →

FSC wood framing at Endeavour Centre

Framing systems for teachers’ union office

Wood framing is a conventional building practice that we use quite frequently at Endeavour. For the teachers’ union project, we are using wood framing for ... Continue Reading →

Earthbag foundation for floor system

In addition to the Durisol stem wall foundation, our project for the teachers’ union office includes two long sections of earthbag foundation to support the ... Continue Reading →

Helical pier foundation at Endeavour Centre

Helical pier foundation

The timber frame portion of our project for the teachers’ union rests outside the walls of the building, requiring individual foundation piers for each of ... Continue Reading →