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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Home owners are increasingly thinking “green” when planning their home renovations and builds. From reducing their water consumption and annual heating costs to using more environmentally-friendly construction products, home owners are looking for new...

Friday, June 5, 2015

May 6 marked another milestone for the City of Edmonton as their newest development was rolled out. Laurel Green is a south east residential development that will require builders to comply with the Sustainability and Architectural Design...

Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Edmonton, AB, June 3, 2015—Parallel to National Environment Week, Built Green Canada issued its second annual challenge to municipalities across the country to encourage sustainable building policies.

Friday, May 1, 2015

Despite fallen oil prices and the uncertainty this has created in the marketplace, March 2015 saw continued growth of residential prices for the Edmonton Census...

Friday, May 1, 2015

Fewer homes in the Calgary area were enrolled through Built Green Canada over the first quarter of 2015, but the group behind the program says its encouraged by the commitment from city builders this year.

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Please find key updates from our first quarter, including: Need Help with the New Building Code; The Benefit of Building BUILT GREEN® & Your Association with Built Green; Training Opportunities; Georgie Awards® Reflect an Industry that Continues to...

Friday, April 3, 2015

BUILT GREEN® builder the winner of the top Green Home Award by the Canadian Home Builders’ Association National.

Friday, March 20, 2015

A spacious two-car garage, energy-efficient features and a handy home office helped Arrive at Evanston earn top marks with a young family of four.

Friday, February 13, 2015

A certification program for environmentally responsible homes saw soaring growth from Calgary and area builders last year. Built Green Canada...

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

The Built Green Canada Annual General Meeting (AGM) will take place at My House Design/Build Team Ltd., in Surrey, on Thursday, April 9, 2015...

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Marco St. Arnaud had looked into retrofitting his first home to make it more sustainable, but it wasn't worth the time and effort. Instead, the 34-year-old oilfield welder started over with a new house in the community of Summerside, choosing to go...

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Please find key updates from our fourth quarter, including increased performance regulations and declining oil prices to drive innovation and competitiveness, the BUILT GREEN® advantage, the essential role of a Certified Energy Advisor, why building...

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Westman recognized the coming “sea change” in the building industry’s growing size and sophistication...

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The decision to offer homes that are high-performance, energy-efficient, non-toxic, sustainable--whatever the preferred term--involves many considerations and builders must weigh expenses and impediments against potential benefits.

Friday, December 19, 2014

2015 BUILT GREEN® Single Family Checklist revised; new delivery contact for BC market; new small builder fee.

Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The 2015 Single Family Checklist final version is enclosed and has also been posted on Canada Green Homes and the BUILT GREEN® portal.

Wednesday, 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...

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

In 2011, Bedrock Homes responded to demand for energy efficiency and green options for homeowners. After researching green building...

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...

Wednesday, 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...

Tuesday, 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.

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.

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...

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