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Wednesday, 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...

Saturday, 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.

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our second quarter, including...

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Passionate builders are looking for ways to keep their projects smart and sustainable—we love that. In an effort to encourage...

Thursday, 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...

Wednesday, 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...

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Increased numbers coincide with the leadership of residential builders alongside all orders of government’s commitment to sustainable building.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including...

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Multi-family, purpose-built rental builder leading the way in Western Canada. Highstreet team are “all in” .

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Key updates from Built Green Canada's fourth quarter are found in the 2016 Q4 Newsletter.

Monday, February 13, 2017

Nestled in the coastal mountains, where the glacial-silted waters of Squamish River

Friday, 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...

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Monday, November 14, 2016

Automatic Partial Mortgage Loan Insurance for BUILT GREEN® Homes and Built Green Canada Renovation Program Pilot Launch information here.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Please find key updates from our third quarter.

Monday, October 31, 2016

Edmonton, AB, October 31, 2016—coinciding with Renovation Month, Built Green Canada launches its Renovation Program Pilot and encourages trials during this phase.
The changes announced in October surrounding Canada’s mortgage rules puts new limits...

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

All Weather Windows is Canada’s largest privately owned window and door manufacturer—they’re also both a BUILT GREEN® Product Catalogue contributor and a BUILT GREEN® Bronze level sponsor, showing tremendous commitment to sustainable development.

Friday, October 21, 2016

Further to our previous communications, we want to provide an update on the new EnerGuide Rating System v.15, as it pertains to BUILT GREEN® Single Family home certification. As previously communicated, Built Green Canada is updating our requirements...

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

After spending time in the mid-2000s buying and renovating homes, Dave deBruyn became increasingly aware of the waste going into dumpsters. “We challenged ourselves to minimize waste and increase the material recycled with every project we did."

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

The residential building industry recently gathered at Canadian Home Builders’ Association – Alberta BUILD 2016 annual conference to focus on the past, present, and future—and to celebrate the accomplishments of volunteers, builders, and renovators.

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