Business Practice

Minimum 8 Points Required

This section deals more with manufacturers and builders office and business practices.


7.1.10   The builder integrates innovative sustainable building practices above and beyond what is contained within the checklist section and provides supporting documentation. The innovation must apply to the project and will be reviewed by the Technical Standards Committee at the time of submission.

CarbonCure Technologies Inc.—concrete used in home has undergone carbon dioxide (CO2) treatment. This process allows for portland cement reductions of at least 5%, improves compressive strength, and is complementary to checklist item 2.2.4. BUILT GREEN® Supporting Member, Northstar Concrete Ltd., offers CarbonCure Technology concrete.


7.1.4   Products used for home are manufactured within 800 km of build site (1 point for each 2 products—maximum of 5 points).

Formaldehyde Free Insulation| Johns Manville

RBI Bats, Basement Rolls, Sound Control | Johns Manville

Vent Chutes | Johns Manville