News & Info

Enviromatics Group Ltd.Thursday, February 6, 2014
Pals Geomatics Corp. are pleased to announce that effective 28 February 2014, they will transfer ownership of Pals Enviromatics Corp. and its subsidiary company Enervision – Healthy Housing Choices to Enviromatics Group Ltd.
Annual General Meeting, 2015 Single Family Checklist Consultation, Training, and MoreWednesday, February 5, 2014
Launch of new online training moduleWednesday, February 19, 2014
Built Green Canada launches new online training module: Training offers accessibility, convenience, and program-specific orientation.
Grand Opening of first multi-family building in the region to achieve BUILT GREEN® Platinum Wednesday, February 19, 2014
E Y Properties Ltd. is proud to announce the official opening of Herons Landing and The Ardea, two rental only buildings on the corner of Tillicum and Burnside on February 20, 2014.
Builder Feature: Homeowner discovers the benefits of green buildingTuesday, March 25, 2014
“I was not aware that it was Built Green—that wasn’t something I was thinking about,” says Michael Herhaus, homeowner at the Winsome Hill community in Kelowna, BC. Soon after moving in, however, he came to appreciate the benefits.
Georgie Awards ResultsMonday, February 3, 2014
The best of B.C.'s residential builders, renovators, designers, and marketers were honoured tonight at the 22nd annual Georgie Awards® gala at the Vancouver Convention Centre West.
Customer Choice Georgie AwardsMonday, January 20, 2014
Delivering on Excellence Customer Choice and Grand Georgie finalists revealed
Buy Build Reno RetroFriday, November 15, 2013
The City of Edmonton launches its new Green Home Guide at the Buy Build Reno Retro event on Sunday, November 17 at MacEwan University’s Robbins Health Learning Centre (10910 104 Ave).
Updates to Built Green CanadaWednesday, November 27, 2013
Checklist Updates, Single Family Verifications, Profiles, and More
Expansion Across Western CanadaMonday, December 16, 2013
Coinciding with 10th anniversary, Built Green Canada announces expansion into Saskatchewan & Manitoba.
Single Family Checklist, Single Family Audits, Key Messages, Logos, and ExpansionFriday, December 20, 2013
Built Green Canada Q1 2014 NewsletterWednesday, April 9, 2014
Builder Feature: Sustainability Fully RealizedThursday, April 24, 2014
So what’s sustainability? Technically, it’s the process of using without depleting and...
2015 Single Family Checklist: Revised Checklist and Trials Now in ProgressThursday, August 14, 2014
August 14, 2014—the Single Family Checklist Public Consultation Process has completed its first phase, which focused on industry input. We extended our initial deadline of this phase to ensure industry feedback was as comprehensive as possible.
Driving Change in the East KootenaysFriday, July 18, 2014
For the past 12 years Tyee Homes has developed into a company that provides complete design and construction services...
Green to the CoreThursday, June 26, 2014
Excel Homes is green to the core, with a culture that embraces sustainability as a way of doing business—from the inside out.
Green Homes Save MoneyMonday, July 7, 2014
New national president of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association, Bard Golightly, is increasingly concerned about the affordability of owning a home and its impact on homeownership prospects for younger Canadians.
Why Building Green Matters to Your Health Thursday, September 25, 2014
When you hear the term ‘Green Buildings’ the first thought that comes to mind most likely pertains to the environment. And while green buildings are absolutely concerned with the preservation and health of the environment, there’s more to it.
Built Green Canada Launches Challenge to MunicipalitiesWednesday, June 4, 2014
Coinciding with National Environment Week, Built Green Canada issues a challenge to municipalities across...
Champions of ChangeWednesday, June 4, 2014
“Champions of Change” is this year’s theme for Habitat for Humanity’s National Conference & Annual General Meeting hosted in Alberta May 22 – 24. The conference brought together the organization’s 65 affiliates from across Canada and welcomed...
Built Green welcomes its first Saskatchewan-based builder Thursday, May 1, 2014
With Built Green’s expansion announcement into Saskatchewan and Manitoba late in 2013, the organization welcomed its first Saskatchewan-based builder early in the New Year. Dakine Home Builders Inc. is an established custom residential homebuilder.
Benefits are not always visible: green homes are healthy homesThursday, May 22, 2014
We often hear homebuyers asking for information on the benefits of buying a “greener” built home. The fact of the matter is this: the visible signs may be difficult—in some cases impossible—to see.
Built Green Canada on Better Building Practices
The Canadian Business Network has published an article on the benefits of participating in the BUILT GREEN® Program.
Genworth's Energy Efficiency Program
Through our Energy-Efficient Housing Program, home buyers purchasing an energy-efficient home or making energy saving renovations are now eligible for significant premium savings when Genworth insurance is obtained.
Built Green Canada and the new building code changes Thursday, October 2, 2014
As the industry faces incoming building code changes, for the first time energy has been directly addressed—and that means escalating costs to build a home. At the same time, builders will move to a more even playing field with the increased regulations..
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