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Teachers experimenting with insulated I-joists as wall studs
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Webisode # 2 following a carpentry school that is making big waves in Quebec

When the New Frontiers School Board decided they wanted to be a leader in teaching green building practices, it’s doubtful that they could have envisioned how ...

LEED Platinum home donated to Habitat for Humanity
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Student-built LEED home delivered to Habitat for Humanity

...schools in the future. Below is a small sampling of images (courtesy of JHCarpentry) that can be found on the blog of teacher John Hodges who documented t...

'Our House' fundraiser Jamboree in Ormstown, Quebec
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Habitat for Humanity 'Our House' fundraiser concert

The New Frontiers School Board in Ormstown, Quebec has been documenting the design process of a high performance home that will be built by their students, the...

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OUR HOUSE: a community home building endeavour

...School Board have always fostered strong relations with their community. John Hodges, a professor in the schools’ Carpentry Program, has been a long-time volunt...

New Frontiers School Board 'Our House' team
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Quebec carpentry students attempt LEED v4 certification on home that will be donated to Habitat for Humanity

...School Board (NFSB) in Ormstown, QC is doing just that. The 'Our House' project is an ambitious undertaking that is making big waves in the school board and t...