Derek is an avid builder of tiny houses, cabins, tree houses, shelter alternatives, and small living solutions. As an author he has two published books: “Humble Homes, Simple Shacks” and “Micro Shelters” with his 3rd book in production. A former host of HGTV’s “Tiny House Builders”. His work has appeared in the NY Times, Boston Globe, China Times, Yahoo.com’s homepage, and in several other books, magazines, and countless blogs. Derek has also appeared in “Tiny: The Movie” and is currently in production with “Box Truck Film”- a documentary of re-use and tiny house building.
BID ON FORT AT REMODELERS COUNCIL SILENT AUCTION - North Building
JOSH PALLOTTA FUND
PROCEEDS FROM THE SALE OF THE TINY HOME WILL BE PRESENTED TO SUPPORT
The Josh Pallotta Fund, Inc. a non-profit organization dedicated to helping Veterans and Service Members. At the Josh Pallotta Fund, we hope to combine local and national resources, emergency services, and research to provide Veterans the resiliency, transition and reintegration tools to help them sustain or return to full and healthy lives.
HBRANV’s Super Energy Efficient Building Pavilion created by local builders using modern building science to demonstrate how homes today can use up to 90% less energy to heat than homes built to the 2015 Vermont Residential Building Energy Code.
Hear about an existing 1200 square foot home in Charlotte costs only $240 to heat for the whole year!Learn methods to build super insulated houses that you can heat just by inviting 15 friends over for dinner.
Visit the room with cut away walls an dceilings which show how we get from a standard house to a Super Insulated House by applying other building science concepts.
See how we maintain superior air quality through incorporating high efficiency whole house ventilation and how we build Super Energy Efficient Homes using the latest in products and technology.
Tour the Super Energy Pavilion packed with vendors of: windows, doors, ventilation systems, air sealing tapes and membranes that are used to build these amazing homes.
Speak with builders from your area that have built homes in your towns and neighborhoods utilizing building science technology available today.
Sign your home up for an energy audit at the Efficiency VT Existing Home Energy Audit Booth and learn from Certified Building Performance Home Audit Professionals about what an Energy Audit can mean for your family by saving you money on your utilities.
Saturday & Sunday
Make safe, easy-to-make clay-based paints mix your own custom colors from mineral pigments, and learn how to apply these lovely finishes. Take home your own small sample piece by New Frameworks.
GRAND ISLE NURSERY
Saturday & Sunday
Children ages 5-10 take home your own potted plant.
802 DISC DOGS
Saturday only 10:00 & 2:00
Outgoing fun group of people, who train and play disc with our dogs. We use positive training techniques. Our club meets up monthly for practices!