|SunRidge Sets Bar for Sustainable Communities in CanadaWednesday, February 17, 2016|
Public discourse and expectations around environmental sustainability have become pervasive across industries and government. As a result, municipalities are finding creative ways to embrace sustainable practices within the communities they serve.
|The Evolution of Infill in EdmontonMonday, January 11, 2016|
The City of Edmonton’s Executive Committee met in early December to continue progressing associated plans, policies, and strategies—and the objections associated with infill.
|Year-End Updates 3: New Training OpportunitiesFriday, December 11, 2015|
Built Green Canada is delighted to announce its newly formed relationship with Blue House Energy, a company committed to the delivery of online, on-demand courses in building science and energy efficiency.
|Year-End Updates 2: Program NewsFriday, December 11, 2015|
Program Updates: New BUILT GREEN® Portal; High Density Enrolment “Maximum” Fees Increase—Per-Unit Costs Remain As Is; Renovation Program; Reinstatement of EnerGuide Rating to BUILT GREEN® Certification Alongside New ERS V. 15.0— Coming Late 2016.
|Sustainable Building Practices: Growth ContinuesWednesday, November 18, 2015|
Despite a contracted economy, BUILT GREEN® builders are to be applauded for their steadfast commitment to sustainable building practices. There’s growing recognition of the benefits of sustainable building for both the builder and the homeowner.
|More Calgary buyers seeking new homes with Built Green certificationMonday, July 27, 2015|
A program that measures the energy efficiency in materials and methods behind new homes has seen an uptick in activity from Calgary builders this year. Built Green Canada is an industry-driven program that uses a checklist to measure a home’s level...
|Lifestyle Homes launches 50-plus villa complex in Drake LandingMonday, July 20, 2015|
The first villas by Lifestyle Homes are designed to keep neighbours connected and cut costs on monthly energy bills. The Parkhouses is a boutique 31-unit development for buyers who are 50 years and older. Prices start from the low $500,000s.
|Built Green Canada Q2 2015 NewsletterThursday, July 16, 2015|
Please find key updates from our second quarter, including: Built Green Canada Launches Second Challenge to Municipalities; The Numbers Keep Growing; 50% of Canadian Homebuyers Say Home Certification Is a Must; Need Help with the New Building Code?...
|Healthier homes during the allergy season and beyond Friday, June 26, 2015|
While the City of Edmonton recently decided to postpone the pesticide ban for two more years, they do use a variety of integrated Pest Management programs to manage a range of pests including weeds, tree pests, and other plant diseases. The first choice i
|Why Building Green MattersTuesday, June 9, 2015|
Home owners are increasingly thinking “green” when planning their home renovations and builds. From reducing their water consumption and annual heating costs to using more environmentally-friendly construction products, home owners are looking for new...