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Want more detail about timber frame home design, the costs of timber frames, or sustainable building practices & materials? You've come to the right place. With our webinar and learning series you can sit in on conversations with the New Energy Works team, and other industry experts, to learn about trends and details in timber framing, building, and design.

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Timber Frame Webinars -- Drake Talks -- New Energy Works

What really makes your project are the conversations that happen with our team. Get a peek into this experience with our Drake Talks Webinar Series. Drake Ambrosino chats with leaders in the New Energy Works crew about custom design, how to choose a timber frame partner, the cost of building a timber frame home, the New Energy Works ethos, and more.

The Home Within You

Drake talks to the Architects at New Energy Works, Ty Allen, AIA, Design/Build Manager, and David Shirley, AIA, lead Architect in our Portland Oregon studio about how to begin concepting your custom timber frame home.

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Models First, Please

Drake talks to Eric Fraser, Timber Frame Manager and Justin Jaycox, West Coast Timber Frame Designer about how the timber frame design itself comes to be, why we spend time up front 3D modeling your frame, and what happens after.

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We Cut It, We Raise It

Drake talks to Darren Watson, Timber Framer and Jonathan Taylor, Operations Manager about why we are craftspeople first, and why the same people who cut your frame, raise your frame.

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Company As Community

Drake Ambrosino talks to Megan Avila Communications Director and Jonathan Orpin Founder & President of New Energy Works about timber frame companies as community, ethos, and being guided by more than profit.

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Gosh, What's This Gonna Cost Anyway?

Drake talks with Ty Allen, AIA, Design/Build Manager and Eric Fraser, Timber Frame Manager about the many factors that impact custom home cost, and how to begin to plan for budget talks with your design + build partner.

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This Tiny Blue-Green Pearl

Drake talks to Ty Allen AIA, Design/Build Manager and Jonathan Orpin Founder & President of New Energy Works about sustainable building, our high-performance envelope system, and creating a home with the planet in mind.

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Sustainable Building Material Webinar -- Designing to Cool the Climate -- New Energy Works


BEYOND ZERO: ARCHITECTURE is just starting to take on its role as climate healer by transforming buildings from massive carbon emitters into effective carbon sponges. Bruce King (The New Carbon Architecture) and David Arkin (Arkin Tilt Architects) talk with Jonathan Orpin (New Energy Works and Pioneer Millworks) about the building technologies that exist to fight climate change and how we might create “buildings made from the sky”.

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