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“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...
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
The Canadian Home Builders' Association of British Columbia announces the 2013 Georgie Award finalists, whose projects highlight quality, skill, professionalism, and excellence in BC's residential construction industry.
A more environmentally sustainable home can also be beautiful if the showhomes in the new Oxford subdivision are anything to go by. The showhomes were officially opened by mayor mandel on September 6.
Please be advised there will be some updates to our audit process effective January 2014. Primarily this will involve five per cent of all Built Green Canada projects to undergo a visible audit whereby your CEA conducts an on-site review.
Built Green Canada has branched out with a new plan for energy efficiency in multi-family development. Since 2003, the third-party national certification program has offered builders a rating based on the construction methods and materials used in single-