Canadian Building Projects We’re Following This Summer
The summer is a busy time across the Land of Maple Syrup. There are so many incredible high performance projects being constructed now. Even better, some are documenting the building process on social media, allowing us a preview of the work taking place. Check out these five accounts we’re following to see what other Canadian builders are up to.
Who: KnowOne Construction - Red seal Carpenter and apprentices doing custom framingf, finish carpentry, renovations, and repairs.
Location: Kelowna, BC
Project: Wrapped with INTELLO X, this detailed account of KnowOne Construction’s project shows up close detailing of the trusses and joist work.
Building Supplies Used: INTELLO X, TESCON VANA (air-sealing tape)
Who: Rocket Construction - Passive House builders in Quebec's challenging climate, first featured in this 475 blog post.
Project: The team at Rocket Construction has been sharing photos of the Pro Clima membrane installation, as well as the preparation for cellulose, and in-floor heating being laid out.
Building Supplies Used: INTELLO PLUS (air barrier), SOLITEX MENTO 1000 (WRB), TESCON VANA (air-sealing tape)
Who: Collective Carpentry - High quality construction, low-energy solutions and off-site prefabrication, first featured in this 475 blog post.
Location: Invermere, BC
Project: In an incredible remote-location, Collective Carpentry shares the paneling process for this prefab.
Building Supplies Used: SOLITEX MENTO PLUS (WRB), TESCON VANA (air-sealing tape), EXTOSEAL ENCORS (Window and door sill tape)
Who: Simple Life Homes - Prefab, Net-Zero, carbon capturing building panels, first featured in this 475 blog post.
Project: Always cranking out panels.
Building Supplies Used: SOLITEX MENTO 1000 (WRB), TESCON VANA (air-sealing tape)