|Greener Homes takes home provincial Green Home AwardTuesday, 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.
|Built Green Canada Supports Ft. McMurray RebuildMonday, August 22, 2016|
Edmonton, AB, August 22, 2016—In light of the unimaginable destruction of the Ft. McMurray wildfires and subsequent flooding that has left thousands of Albertans displaced, Built Green Canada is working to support the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo
|The Shire adopts greener approachSaturday, July 23, 2016|
The Shire condominium development is taking a greener approach to building and living in Saanich seriously. The 90-unit project at 1016 Inverness Rd., at the corner of Quadra Street, is being built to meet the requirements for Built Green Gold...
|Bowness draws back neighbours to make new home at ArriveFriday, July 22, 2016|
Geoff Peterson has glowing memories of growing up in Bowness. He looks back fondly on family outings at Bowness Park and his first job, helping people carry out plants and potting soil from Sunnyside Garden Centre. Now, Peterson is heading back to the...
|The Hills at Charlesworth sustainable communityMonday, July 25, 2016|
The Hills at Charlesworth, a new development by Beaverbrook Communities in Southeast Edmonton, saw its official grand opening Saturday, June 25 complete with a formal ribbon cutting at the community’s Sustainability Plaza—reflecting this new community’s f
|Responding to Market Demand: Inspired by ChildrenWednesday, July 20, 2016|
In the Lower Mainland, developers are feeling the crunch: build beyond the minimum code requirements or fail to meet market demand. While consumers and municipalities increasingly are looking for developers to go beyond minimum requirements in their...
|Energy efficiency earns a bigger discount with CMHC-insured financingTuesday, July 19, 2016|
Potential buyers have a new reason for turning to a home with energy-saving features. Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. has increased its Green Home premium refund to as much as 25 per cent, depending on the level of energy efficiency in the home, says t
|City of Edmonton’s Energy Transition StrategyWednesday, June 1, 2016|
Across Canada, Edmonton is rapidly becoming known as an energy sustainable city. Over the past decade, The City of Edmonton has launched innovative community projects that conserve energy, use energy more efficiently, and reduce greenhouse gas (GHG)...
|Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2016Wednesday, May 18, 2016|
Please find key updates from our first quarter, including: Partners Development Group: Beyond Status Quo; Orcas: The Inspiration Behind Blackfish Homes & New Board Chair; Founding Member, Jayman BUILT’s New Performance Specs; 2016 Board of Directors...
|Partners Development Group: Beyond Status QuoMonday, May 16, 2016|
If your point of reference is their “Arrive Home” website—a departure from those who insist on their company name as their website address—you know you’re looking at a builder focused on creating homes, not just building houses.
|Riviera in Riversong is 'like finding a vacation in your own town'Friday, May 6, 2016|
Riviera in Riversong is a natural fit for the Ferguson family. Its serene setting by the Bow River, numerous amenities for enjoying the outdoors and the chance to live in both a home and community equipped for energy efficiency were all attractions for th
|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.