Calgary’s Batting Against Breast Cancer Slo-Pitch Tournament Hits a Home Run
Tournament participants raised almost $80,000 in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.
Peter Gilgan’s Tour de Bleu raises $3.25 million for Women’s College Hospital
Women’s College Hospital Foundation is proud to announce that $3.25 million was raised for our hospital through the Peter Gilgan Foundation’s Tour de Bleu private cycling event. The funds will be directed towards research, specifically for inherited (hereditary) breast and ovarian cancer research and health system solutions.
Guelph, Welland Homes First to Qualify For Net Zero Energy Label
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) qualified five Net Zero Energy (NZE) homes built by Reid’s Heritage Homes, and the first Net Zero Energy ready (NZEr) home built by Lucchetta Homes, under the Associations’ Net Zero Energy Labelling Program Pilot.
Kamloops, BC – CHBA CI and TRU School of Trades Kick Off 2017 Training House Project
Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Interior and our partner Thompson Rivers University School of Trades and Technology are pleased to announce the start of the 2017 Training House Project. This year’s house is being built in the Juniper East area.
B.C. To Target Foreign Real Estate Buyers With New Tax
Foreigners who buy residential property in the Vancouver area will have to pay an extra 15% tax as part of a B.C. government plan to slow the foreign speculation.
New National Energy Code for Buildings Provides Canadians with Energy-Efficient Solutions
Ninety changes and updates to improve the overall energy performance of new buildings.
15th Annual New Product Showcase
Showcase is back
with some great
A QUESTION OF CAULKING
Caulking is changing, but is that only in
the marketing departments or is there
progress in the technical evolution of the
caulking branch of sealants?
Get Ready for the Tax Man
For years, Canadians have benefited
from surging housing prices and quick
real estate returns, with lax enforcement
around capital gains reporting. That’s
about to change.
Understanding the EnerGuide
Rating System v15
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) has
launched its newly revised EnerGuide
Rating System (ERS) with a staggered
rollout across the country. The new ERS
v15 brings some significant changes, and
builders will need to become familiar with
some new terms and energy metrics.
TOOL TALK: The High-Powered Battery
Competition Is Not Over Yet
Understanding the battery platforms that
will lock you into one brand or the other.
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