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August 31, 2017 News

Picking the 3 Stars at DeWalt’s ‘Tough in the South’ extravaganza

by John Bleasby

With 130 cordless tools on display, how do you choose?

August 31, 2017 News

Is B.C.’s Energy Step Code too much, too fast? (Part One)

by John Bleasby

Transparency, accountability and proven practice are absent, says VRBA head

August 29, 2017 News

Green building expert Adam Cohen visiting Toronto to teach two courses

by John Bleasby

Making a high performance building requires a high performance business, says architect and builder

August 25, 2017 News

We have a winner in our latest Contractor Dilemma Contest

by John Bleasby

‘Fisticuffs on the job’ was a hot topic with our respondents!

August 24, 2017 News

There are now 20,100 green buildings in British Columbia

by canadiancontractor

BC’s Green Buildings Map shows where energy-efficient homes and buildings are located in the province

August 24, 2017 News

‘Tough in the South’ confirms DeWalt’s commitment to the cordless job site

by John Bleasby

‘Design, Protect, Build, Connect’ is guiding DeWalt’s path forward

August 22, 2017 News

Shot to the heart is a sharp reminder about nail gun safety

by John Bleasby

Man survives a 3 ½ inch nail driven into his chest

August 16, 2017 News

BuildForce report is an industry roadmap for the next 10 years

by John Bleasby

No forecast is perfect but this one contains a wealth of labor demand information

August 15, 2017 News

Meat in the sandwich: How contractors get caught in the middle

by John Bleasby

Pitfalls abound between architect, contractor and homeowner

August 11, 2017 News

How much are rising lumber prices from BC forest fires affecting your business?

by Steve Payne

Major mill closures in BC have resulted in significant price increases on spruce, pine, fir

August 11, 2017 News

Canadian building industry demonstrates global leadership with over 100 LEED v4 registrations

by canadiancontractor

Representing over 681,000 m2 of space across the country, LEED v4 is poised to play a leading role in the new low-carbon economy

August 10, 2017 News

California’s 2020 target for NZE will impact all of North America

by John Bleasby

U.S. West Coast gives us a peak at NZE building codes to come

August 8, 2017 News

Alberta the latest province to offer solar panel installation rebates

by John Bleasby

Homeowners can apply for 30 per cent rebates up to $10,000

August 4, 2017 News

Community group fails to stop North Saanich, BC renovation

by Steve Payne

Another case of a project running into a roadblock after a legal permit was issued

August 4, 2017 News

Court orders Brampton, ON monster home to be torn down after building permit issued “mistakenly”

by Steve Payne

Revoking a building permit because of a city error, in this case, involved a five year legal battle

August 3, 2017 News

Putting a lid on flat-roofed homes (Part Two): New alternatives

by John Bleasby

New rivals for bitumen roofing are proving popular

August 1, 2017 News

Act fast! Win a DeWalt 60V cordless track saw!

by John Bleasby

Fisticuffs on the jobsite! What does the boss man do?

August 1, 2017 News

Five days in jail, $40K fine for unlicensed “electrician”

by John Bleasby

Faulty pot light installations put homeowners at serious risk