News & Info

Automatic Partial Mortgage Loan Insurance + Reno PilotMonday, November 14, 2016
Automatic Partial Mortgage Loan Insurance for BUILT GREEN® Homes and Built Green Canada Renovation Program Pilot Launch information here.
Built Green Canada Q3 Newsletter 2016Monday, October 31, 2016
Please find key updates from our third quarter.
Single Family Checklist 2017Thursday, December 1, 2016
Subsequent to industry input, alongside the Technical Standards Committee and the Board of Directors, we've made updates to the 2017 checklists.
High Density Checklist 2017Thursday, December 1, 2016
Subsequent to industry input, alongside the Technical Standards Committee and the Board of Directors, we've made updates to the 2017 checklists, outlined below.
Year-End Updates: BUILT GREEN® Portal & Canada Green Homes Clarity & 2017 Checklist UpdatesThursday, December 1, 2016
Subsequent to industry input, alongside the Technical Standards Committee and the Board of Directors, we’ve made updates to the 2017 checklists.
Built Green Canada Launches Renovation Program PilotMonday, October 31, 2016
Edmonton, AB, October 31, 2016—coinciding with Renovation Month, Built Green Canada launches its Renovation Program Pilot and encourages trials during this phase. The changes announced in October surrounding Canada’s mortgage rules puts new limits...
BUILT GREEN® Sponsor Featured: All Weather WindowsTuesday, October 25, 2016
All Weather Windows is Canada’s largest privately owned window and door manufacturer—they’re also both a BUILT GREEN® Product Catalogue contributor and a BUILT GREEN® Bronze level sponsor, showing tremendous commitment to sustainable development.
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
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.
Rededication of three single family houses form 16-unit sustainable townhomes, with retention of 1920’s façade Wednesday, October 19, 2016
After spending time in the mid-2000s buying and renovating homes, Dave deBruyn became increasingly aware of the waste going into dumpsters. “We challenged ourselves to minimize waste and increase the material recycled with every project we did."
2016 BUILT GREEN® Single Family Checklist with ERS v.15Friday, October 21, 2016
Further to our previous communications, we want to provide an update on the new EnerGuide Rating System v.15, as it pertains to BUILT GREEN® Single Family home certification. As previously communicated, Built Green Canada is updating our requirements...
Built Green continues to grow interest with Calgary's new home buyersFriday, January 27, 2017
Calgary and area builders enrolled more single-family homes in the Built Green Canada program in 2016 than a year earlier. The third-party certification program uses a checklist to measure a home’s...
Absolute Sustainability: Diamond Head Development Embarks on First Legacy ProjectMonday, February 13, 2017
Nestled in the coastal mountains, where the glacial-silted waters of Squamish River
Regina-Based Developer Brings First BUILT GREEN® Community to SaskatchewanThursday, July 6, 2017
The first BUILT GREEN® community in the province of Saskatchewan has been announced. The Autumn Ridge Estates subdivision, just 7 minutes north of Regina, has launched the sale of 42 lots, with the provision that the homes built in the community...
Training is Eligible for CPD Points / Master Builder Training CreditsWednesday, June 14, 2017
Built Green Canada believes training is essential. One of the requirements for BUILT GREEN® membership is that training is taken every two years. All builder and renovator members must be trained in BUILT GREEN® practices, policies, and procedures...
British Pacific Properties Awarded Innovation Points for Water ConservationThursday, July 20, 2017
Passionate builders are looking for ways to keep their projects smart and sustainable—we love that. In an effort to encourage...
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2017Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Built Green Canada Q2 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our second quarter, including...
Bump in Calgary-area Built Green homes reflects early days of economic stabilitySaturday, July 22, 2017
A national third-party certification program that rates the level of energy-efficiency in homes saw a stronger uptake from Calgary and area builders six months into 2017 than the same time a year ago.
Built Green Canada Launches Fourth Annual Challenge to Municipalities Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Increased numbers coincide with the leadership of residential builders alongside all orders of government’s commitment to sustainable building.
Built Green sees rise in enrolment to certify energy-efficient new homes in CalgaryMonday, May 1, 2017
More homes in the Calgary area were enrolled to be put through the paces of the Built Green Canada program over the first three months of 2017 than the same time last year.
Built Green Canada Q4 Newsletter 2016Thursday, February 23, 2017
Key updates from Built Green Canada's fourth quarter are found in the 2016 Q4 Newsletter.
Net Zero Homes Priced Under $400,000 have Arrived in EdmontonThursday, April 27, 2017
Net Zero Homes Priced Under $400,000 have Arrived in Edmonton. Landmark Home’s net zero home also achieves BUILT GREEN® Platinum certification.
Multi-family, purpose-built rental builder leading the way in Western CanadaThursday, April 27, 2017
Multi-family, purpose-built rental builder leading the way in Western Canada. Highstreet team are “all in” .
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2017Thursday, April 27, 2017
Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2017. Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including...
Partners Development Group’s Innovative Partnership with Attainable Homes Delivers Two-FoldWednesday, September 6, 2017
There is widespread public concern as affordable housing stock continues to shrink in Canada. Extensive work is underway in the public and private sectors to address...
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