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BUILT GREEN® Technical Workshop: North ShoreTuesday, April 10, 2018
You’re invited to our BUILT GREEN® Technical Workshop on April 23, as industry readies itself for the incoming BC Building Code – Step 3, coming into effect on July 1st on the North Shore.
CTV’s Homes & Lifestyle Series includes Green Homes SegmentWednesday, February 21, 2018
CTV aired an episode focused on green homes as part of their Homes & Lifestyle series. This reflects the growing focus on climate change mitigation, as sustainability themes pepper mainstream media, industry, and academic journals; meanwhile...
Saskatchewan's first Built Green community takes shapeTuesday, March 27, 2018
For a new development outside Regina, green is the colour and environmental sustainability is the aim. Autumn Ridge Estates by Dakine Home Builders is a residential subdivision located seven minutes north of Regina....
Built Green Canada Reaches Milestone in Certified HomesThursday, February 22, 2018
As 2017 wrapped up and Built Green moved forward with year-end closing procedures, the organization surpassed a milestone of 30,000 single family projects being certified and including the units in high density projects, the total was over 33,830.
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2017Thursday, February 22, 2018
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including...
Program Updates: 2018 High Density ChecklistThursday, December 14, 2017
There are no significant updates to the 2018 BUILT GREEN® HD checklist; however, we've outlined new checklist items as well as those checklist items that have modified. Program updates are informed by building code, the Technical Standards Committee...
Program Updates: 2018 Single Family ChecklistThursday, December 14, 2017
There are no significant updates to the 2018 BUILT GREEN® SF checklist; however, we've outlined new checklist items as well as those checklist items that have modified. Program updates are informed by building code, the Technical Standards Committee...
Built Green Canada partners with the City of Edmonton for EnerGuide rebatesFriday, November 17, 2017
Built Green Canada and the City of Edmonton have partnered to offer a rebate for BUILT GREEN® builders through the City’s “Spot the Difference” program.
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2017Tuesday, October 24, 2017
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our third quarter, including...
Partners Development Group’s Innovative Partnership with Attainable Homes Delivers Two-FoldWednesday, September 6, 2017
There is widespread public concern as affordable housing stock continues to shrink in Canada. Extensive work is underway in the public and private sectors to address...
Bump in Calgary-area Built Green homes reflects early days of economic stabilitySaturday, July 22, 2017
A national third-party certification program that rates the level of energy-efficiency in homes saw a stronger uptake from Calgary and area builders six months into 2017 than the same time a year ago.
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2017Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our second quarter, including...
British Pacific Properties Awarded Innovation Points for Water ConservationThursday, July 20, 2017
Passionate builders are looking for ways to keep their projects smart and sustainable—we love that. In an effort to encourage...
Regina-Based Developer Brings First BUILT GREEN® Community to SaskatchewanThursday, July 6, 2017
The first BUILT GREEN® community in the province of Saskatchewan has been announced. The Autumn Ridge Estates subdivision, just 7 minutes north of Regina, has launched the sale of 42 lots, with the provision that the homes built in the community...
Training is Eligible for CPD Points / Master Builder Training CreditsWednesday, June 14, 2017
Built Green Canada believes training is essential. One of the requirements for BUILT GREEN® membership is that training is taken every two years. All builder and renovator members must be trained in BUILT GREEN® practices, policies, and procedures...
Built Green Canada Launches Fourth Annual Challenge to Municipalities Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Increased numbers coincide with the leadership of residential builders alongside all orders of government’s commitment to sustainable building.
Built Green sees rise in enrolment to certify energy-efficient new homes in CalgaryMonday, May 1, 2017
More homes in the Calgary area were enrolled to be put through the paces of the Built Green Canada program over the first three months of 2017 than the same time last year.
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2017Thursday, April 27, 2017
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including...
Multi-family, purpose-built rental builder leading the way in Western CanadaThursday, April 27, 2017
Multi-family, purpose-built rental builder leading the way in Western Canada. Highstreet team are “all in” .
Net Zero Homes Priced Under $400,000 have Arrived in EdmontonThursday, April 27, 2017
Net Zero Homes Priced Under $400,000 have Arrived in Edmonton. Landmark Home’s net zero home also achieves BUILT GREEN® Platinum certification.
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2016Thursday, February 23, 2017
Key updates from Built Green Canada's fourth quarter are found in the 2016 Q4 Newsletter.
Absolute Sustainability: Diamond Head Development Embarks on First Legacy ProjectMonday, February 13, 2017
Nestled in the coastal mountains, where the glacial-silted waters of Squamish River
Built Green continues to grow interest with Calgary's new home buyersFriday, January 27, 2017
Calgary and area builders enrolled more single-family homes in the Built Green Canada program in 2016 than a year earlier. The third-party certification program uses a checklist to measure a home’s...
Year-End Updates: BUILT GREEN® Portal & Canada Green Homes Clarity & 2017 Checklist UpdatesThursday, December 1, 2016
Subsequent to industry input, alongside the Technical Standards Committee and the Board of Directors, we’ve made updates to the 2017 checklists.
High Density Checklist 2017Thursday, December 1, 2016
Subsequent to industry input, alongside the Technical Standards Committee and the Board of Directors, we've made updates to the 2017 checklists, outlined below.
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