March 14, 2018
Clearing and excavation for
Net Zero and Living Building Challenge residence, Nelsonville, NY
Lumber, Mulch firewood separated for re-use
Lumber to be milled for project use
All materials stored on site for productive use. Trees cut to length for milling with lumber available for project use. Mulch for landscaping. Firewood for wood heat.
April 2017: Pepper Pond Deck House (1968) restoration in progress, Sherman CT. Design by Barbara Eyler, Benjamin Fiering, Eli Weiner. A Third Floor Project #Thirdfloor #DeckHouse
photo by Ben Fiering
Pepper Pond Deck House (Original construction 1968) restoration in progress, [Scope of work: replace footings and post piers, replace all posts, repair or replace deck substructure as needed, Remove and process, reclaim and replace decking. Handrail stanchions custom white oak. Cap rail reclaimed Mahogany. Roof built up and insulated to r, 50 Hunter Panel Polisosanurate insulation. Retrim roof. Add Copper gutter. Site work and drainage to come. ] April 2017. A Third Floor Corporation project. Design Team Barbara Eyler, Benjamin Fiering, Eli Weiner. Carpentry and structural repair by Gedi Bruce, Mathew Kane, Eli Weiner #Thirdfloor #Deck House
photo by Ben Fiering
Pepper Pond Deck House restoration Sherman CT. Credits as above.
Antique Log Cabin With Stucco Addition, photographed in Winter 2014/’15
Approximately 900 square feet with outbuildings
Undated antique log cabin with stone foundation, fireplace and chimney. Fort Montgomery, NY Photo by Ben Fiering
This octagonal tiny house was a design build project of Third Floor Corporation. It has field built cross laid laminated beams as wind bracing. The roof is both insulated and vented. It is heated by a small wood stove. The electrical system is a direct wired 12 volt direct current. The photovoltaic collectors power a marine grade electrical components and devices such as might be found on a small yacht.
The house was designed as an isolated a writer’s study. It is about one half mile from the nearest hard surfaced road.
Off Grid octagonal cabin PV solar, with wood heat. Greenville NY.
Octagonal Tiny House Interior
Octagonal Tiny House Side View