Norm Zaseybida is an experienced building and servicing contractor whose current enterprises include mobile on-site concrete and asphalt recycling.  His Mr. Rubbles deconstruction technology features environmentally friendly, cost-effective approaches.  There are many applications for this new technology in Avalon's Green Retrofit services, which include major building improvements, urban renewal and downtown revitalization projects. Benefits include: low mobilization and set up costs, dust and noise suppression, complete steel removal, better resident and approval authority acceptance, and reduced trucking costs and landfill fees.  Mr. Rubbles equipment is also available for Avalon ecovillage developments requiring on-site aggregate production, as well as for greenhouses and sustainable agriculture projects requiring "rock dust" mineral supplementation.  

Norm will work together with other Avalon Green Design-Build team members in ecovillage development projects requiring civil servicing, earthworks, pond construction and landscaping.  He will be part of our innovative team advancing sustainable site planning and design of eco-engineered systems. He can also act in an advisory capacity for aspects of building construction.

Norm has been a residential and commercial building and site servicing contractor in the Okanagan for more than 35 years. He has been involved in the servicing and construction management of many well-known residential and golf course developments, including the Village at Gallagher's Canyon, Quail Ridge and Canadian Adult Communities projects. He was also involved in the Sun Rivers Resort Community in Kamloops, which utilized geothermal energy, and he designed and built water features for golf courses, residential developments and municipal green spaces like Waterfront Park in Kelowna. Over the years, he has accrued substantial equipment assets, goodwill in the construction industry, and a large network of sub-trades and suppliers.

On a more personal level, Norm is an avid fisherman and enjoys travelling internationally, having visited many parts of North and Central America, Europe and Tunesia. Several years ago he was also specially invited by a major equipment manufacturer to tour their facilities in Taiwan, and he hopes to return to Asia again for further explorations.