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New 84-unit seniors housing in Saanich constructed to Built Green standardsFriday, August 17, 2018
The much-anticipated Mount Douglas Manor affordable housing development on Arrow Road has neared the completion of the framing stage. Designed by Number Ten Architecture to Built Green standards, the three-storey, 84-unit building is...
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2018Thursday, August 2, 2018
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our second quarter, including...
Residential builders seek affordable, time-saving solutionsThursday, October 11, 2018
As building code, consumer demand, and in many cases builder leadership, propel the residential building industry towards producing more efficient homes in a constricted market, affordable, sustainable building solutions are highly sought after.
Humility drives culture of progress and innovationWednesday, October 17, 2018
As building code continues to ramp up, some builders face the more stringent regulations with confidence. In the case of Maskeen Group of Companies, their enthusiasm for innovative technologies and their participation in a third-party home certification..
Dakine Homes builds first BUILT GREEN® certified lottery showhome in SaskatchewanMonday, October 22, 2018
Hospitals of Regina Foundation Home Lottery campaign is in full swing with more than 1,000 prizes, including the grand prize of a $1.1 million showhome plus $30,000 cash...
Weathering tariffs in the building industryThursday, August 2, 2018
While the economy slowly but steadily improves, mounting tariffs from our neighbours have many choosing to re-double their commitment to Canadian products. All the while, there are companies committed to being socially responsible...
A steady, deliberate approach to sustainable building Wednesday, August 1, 2018
With the new millennium, forecasted concerns over computer bugs, financial chaos, and even drinking water shortages were alleviated. Back then, geopolitical events and natural disasters directly and indirectly contributed to the global energy crisis...
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2018Wednesday, May 2, 2018
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our first quarter, including...
Built Green Canada Issues Fifth Annual Challenge to MunicipalitiesWednesday, June 6, 2018
Industry leads the way in climate mitigation ahead of regulation, while all orders of government increase commitment to sustainable building. Concurrent with National Environment Week...
BUILT GREEN® Technical Workshop: Building Envelope, Mechanical Heating Systems, and HRVsThursday, June 14, 2018
You’re invited to our BUILT GREEN® Technical Workshop, as industry readies itself for the incoming BC Building Code and moves toward more sustainably built homes.
Built Green sees dip in Calgary enrolments in line with less new constructionFriday, July 27, 2018
While fewer homes in the Calgary area have been enrolled in the Built Green Canada program this year, the setback can be linked to factors impacting the housing market, overall, says its CEO.
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2018Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our third quarter, including...
Inclusionary Housing: Built Green Waives Fees in Support of Affordable Housing and Builders Wednesday, October 24, 2018
For years, the call for affordable housing has been getting louder. While a number of municipalities across the country already have inclusionary housing regulations or guidelines in place, others are looking at how to shape the policies they will adopt.
Selling High Performance BUILT GREEN® Homes WorkshopThursday, January 31, 2019
Presented by the Kamloops & District Real Estate Association, we'll be offering a workshop in Kamloops and invite you to attend. As sustainable building practices continue to increase, more and more high performance homes are coming onto the market...
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2018Monday, January 28, 2019
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2018. Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including...
New Townhomes from Partners Launched in Northwest CalgaryMonday, March 18, 2019
Partners Development Group has launched its newest northwest townhome project, Arrive at Sage Meadows. As spring approaches, the four models available are named Blossom, Orchid, Lotus and Jasmine, says Ismahan Omar, area sales manager...
What are condo homebuyers looking for in a new home?Friday, April 5, 2019
With Calgary still climbing out of recession, are 2019 condo buyers rethinking the “must haves” on their home purchase list? Here’s what two of the city’s top multi-family builders are seeing.
Built Green Canada certifies five high density projects in first quarter 2019Thursday, May 2, 2019
Built Green Canada is thrilled to announce the following five high density projects have successfully completed...
Naikoon’s Commitment to Sustainability Inspired by Haida GwaiiMonday, January 28, 2019
Hailing from Haida Gwaii, a place known for its deep connection to nature, Josef Geluch, president at Naikoon Contracting Ltd., credits his roots for his interest in sustainability, describing it as a pure place that deeply influenced him...
Program Updates: 2019 High Density Renovation ChecklistTuesday, December 4, 2018
Built Green Canada has been working on the last several months on a High Density Renovation and has three projects enrolled in this pilot. The new Renovation Program in pilot phase maintains the same seven categories...
Built Green Canada takes step forward in water conservationThursday, November 8, 2018
Built Green Canada has partnered with the Green Builder® Coalition to bring performance-based water efficiency to Canada through its third-party certification programs’ water conservation section.
Finding a path through Canada’s energy-efficiency certification programs: Part ThreeTuesday, November 27, 2018
Canadian Contractor’s review of certifiable energy-efficiency and sustainable building programs in Canada concludes (for now) with a look at Built Green, a builder-driven program that goes beyond mere energy-efficiency.
Program Updates: 2019 Single Family ChecklistTuesday, December 4, 2018
As we near the end of 2018, we want to provide you with a summary of what’s new / changed in our 2019 BUILT GREEN® Single Family Program Checklist. We’ve added a number of new checklist items, providing you with new opportunities...
Program Updates: 2019 High Density ChecklistTuesday, December 4, 2018
As we near the end of 2018, we want to provide you with a summary of what’s new / changed in our 2019 BUILT GREEN® High Density Program Checklist.
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2019Thursday, May 16, 2019
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2019. Please find key updates from our first quarter, including...
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