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Thursday, September 25, 2014

Regular dust busting and de-greasing are important to any well-maintained home. But it’s also critical to keep your home as eco-friendly as possible. With hundreds of brands and products in the supermarket and big box stores, it may feel impossible...

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..

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.

Monday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Thursday, 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.

Friday, July 18, 2014

For the past 12 years Tyee Homes has developed into a company that provides complete design and construction services...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Coinciding with National Environment Week, Built Green Canada issues a challenge to municipalities across...

Wednesday, 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...

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.

The Canadian Business Network has published an article on the benefits of participating in the BUILT GREEN® Program.

Thursday, 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.

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.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

So what’s sustainability? Technically, it’s the process of using without depleting and...

Tuesday, 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.

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.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Built Green Canada launches new online training module: Training offers accessibility, convenience, and program-specific orientation.

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.

Monday, 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.

Monday, January 20, 2014

Delivering on Excellence Customer Choice and Grand Georgie finalists revealed

Monday, December 16, 2013

Coinciding with 10th anniversary, Built Green Canada announces expansion into Saskatchewan & Manitoba.

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