Rammed Earth Home, Summerland, BC

Rammed Earth Home, Summerland, BC

Rammed earth is an ancient building technique using the raw materials of earth, chalk, lime and gravel. It has seen a revival in recent years as people seek more sustainable and natural building materials and methods. Rammed earth walls are simple to construct, incombustible, thermally massive, strong, hard-wearing, have great thermal mass and fantastic acoustic properties. […]

Whistler SIPS Panelled Home Pex system

Whistler SIPS Panelled Home Pex system

We saw three sites in Whistler Thursday 16th. A NetZero house with PV, HRV and a solid envelope. A construction site of three Structural Insulated Panel houses in various stages of construction. And a very swanky Rammed Earth home. It was neat to be able to see the houses being constructed using the SIP panels. […]

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