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Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2019Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2019. Please find key updates from our second quarter, including...
Rococo Homes stays ahead with core principlesWednesday, July 31, 2019
Driven by a pursuit of knowledge, high quality builds, affordability, and a focus on customer engagement, Rococo Homes’ path has been guided by these four key principles.
Water Efficiency Rating Assessment Demonstration: EventTuesday, June 18, 2019
We invite industry to attend a demonstration of the first performance-based water assessment tool to come to Canada.
Built Green Canada Issues Sixth Annual Sustainable Building Challenge to MunicipalitiesWednesday, June 5, 2019
Industry leads the way in climate mitigation ahead of regulation, while all orders of government increase commitment to sustainable building.
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2019Thursday, May 16, 2019
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2019. Please find key updates from our first quarter, including...
Upward Construction Earns Innovation Points on Waste ManagementTuesday, May 7, 2019
In West Vancouver, hillsides are made of solid rock, so excavation is at times a necessary task for builders that can be both environmentally and financially taxing. On a recent project, Upward Construction tried something new...
Jayman BUILT leads the way as first homebuilder in Alberta to include solar panel system on every homeTuesday, May 7, 2019
All Jayman BUILT single-family homes to include more than $15,600 of sustainable upgrades, including solar panels standard...
Built Green Canada certifies five high density projects in first quarter 2019Thursday, May 2, 2019
Built Green Canada is thrilled to announce the following five high density projects have successfully completed...
What are condo homebuyers looking for in a new home?Friday, April 5, 2019
With Calgary still climbing out of recession, are 2019 condo buyers rethinking the “must haves” on their home purchase list? Here’s what two of the city’s top multi-family builders are seeing.
New Townhomes from Partners Launched in Northwest CalgaryMonday, March 18, 2019
Partners Development Group has launched its newest northwest townhome project, Arrive at Sage Meadows. As spring approaches, the four models available are named Blossom, Orchid, Lotus and Jasmine, says Ismahan Omar, area sales manager...
Selling High Performance BUILT GREEN® Homes WorkshopThursday, January 31, 2019
Presented by the Kamloops & District Real Estate Association, we'll be offering a workshop in Kamloops and invite you to attend. As sustainable building practices continue to increase, more and more high performance homes are coming onto the market...
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2018Monday, January 28, 2019
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including...
Naikoon’s Commitment to Sustainability Inspired by Haida GwaiiMonday, January 28, 2019
Hailing from Haida Gwaii, a place known for its deep connection to nature, Josef Geluch, president at Naikoon Contracting Ltd., credits his roots for his interest in sustainability, describing it as a pure place that deeply influenced him...
Program Updates: 2019 High Density Renovation ChecklistTuesday, December 4, 2018
Built Green Canada has been working on the last several months on a High Density Renovation and has three projects enrolled in this pilot. The new Renovation Program in pilot phase maintains the same seven categories...
Program Updates: 2019 High Density ChecklistTuesday, December 4, 2018
As we near the end of 2018, we want to provide you with a summary of what’s new / changed in our 2019 BUILT GREEN® High Density Program Checklist.
Program Updates: 2019 Single Family ChecklistTuesday, December 4, 2018
As we near the end of 2018, we want to provide you with a summary of what’s new / changed in our 2019 BUILT GREEN® Single Family Program Checklist. We’ve added a number of new checklist items, providing you with new opportunities...
Finding a path through Canada’s energy-efficiency certification programs: Part ThreeTuesday, November 27, 2018
Canadian Contractor’s review of certifiable energy-efficiency and sustainable building programs in Canada concludes (for now) with a look at Built Green, a builder-driven program that goes beyond mere energy-efficiency.
Built Green Canada takes step forward in water conservationThursday, November 8, 2018
Built Green Canada has partnered with the Green Builder® Coalition to bring the first performance-based water efficiency assessment to Canada through its third-party certification programs’ water conservation section.
Inclusionary Housing: Built Green Waives Fees in Support of Affordable Housing and Builders Wednesday, October 24, 2018
For years, the call for affordable housing has been getting louder. While a number of municipalities across the country already have inclusionary housing regulations or guidelines in place, others are looking at how to shape the policies they will adopt.
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2018Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our third quarter, including...
Dakine Homes builds first BUILT GREEN® certified lottery showhome in SaskatchewanMonday, October 22, 2018
Hospitals of Regina Foundation Home Lottery campaign is in full swing with more than 1,000 prizes, including the grand prize of a $1.1 million showhome plus $30,000 cash...
Humility drives culture of progress and innovationWednesday, October 17, 2018
As building code continues to ramp up, some builders face the more stringent regulations with confidence. In the case of Maskeen Group of Companies, their enthusiasm for innovative technologies and their participation in a third-party home certification..
Residential builders seek affordable, time-saving solutionsThursday, October 11, 2018
As building code, consumer demand, and in many cases builder leadership, propel the residential building industry towards producing more efficient homes in a constricted market, affordable, sustainable building solutions are highly sought after.
New 84-unit seniors housing in Saanich constructed to Built Green standardsFriday, August 17, 2018
The much-anticipated Mount Douglas Manor affordable housing development on Arrow Road has neared the completion of the framing stage. Designed by Number Ten Architecture to Built Green standards, the three-storey, 84-unit building is...
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2018Thursday, August 2, 2018
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our second quarter, including...
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