|Moving Sustainability to a higher levelTuesday, December 16, 2014|
With keen interest, we’ve watched and participated in consultations driven by the City of Edmonton on secondary suites, garage suites, and garden suites.
|The Built Green advantageWednesday, November 5, 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...
|Bedrock Homes: Green is the New Norm Tuesday, October 21, 2014|
In 2011, Bedrock Homes responded to demand for energy efficiency and green options for homeowners. After researching green building...
|Spreading the Word: Celebrating Builders’ Excellence Monday, October 20, 2014|
While industry associations are common across any number of sectors, and their equity occasionally comes into question, those on the outside do not always have the opportunity to hear of the successes celebrated within an industry and those who make...
|Built Green Canada Q3 2014 NewsletterWednesday, October 8, 2014|
Please find key updates from our third quarter, including affordable green building & suggested cost savings, promotional ideas, Leading by Example, improving your online presence with us, program updates, including the 2015 Single Family Checklist...
|Reducing the Cost with Windows and DoorsTuesday, October 7, 2014|
Like Built Green Canada, All Weather Windows is a company that got its start in Alberta. And like Built Green Canada, All Weather Windows has a strong commitment to the environment—which makes the two companies natural partners.
|If you’re considering building a green home Thursday, October 2, 2014|
Purchasing a BUILT GREEN® home offers many benefits—a healthier, more durable home with a lower environmental impact, affordability, and choices on “green” features.
|From parking lot to sustainable condo Thursday, October 2, 2014|
The City of Edmonton’s Evolving Infill Team wrapped up its engagement period in June and is now preparing its final Infill Action Plan for presentation to City Council later this summer. Evolving Infill is a new project to support residential infill...
|Built Green Canada and the new building code changes 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..
|Greening Your Cleaning RoutineThursday, 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...
|Why Building Green Matters to Your Health 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.
|Green Homes Save MoneyMonday, 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.
|Green to the CoreThursday, 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.
|Champions of ChangeWednesday, 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...
|Genworth's Energy Efficiency Program|
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.
|Built Green welcomes its first Saskatchewan-based builder 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.