Installing the Smart Home
Stay up to date to integrate smart home appliances,
pipe leak detection systems and more.
How Builders Can Win with Smart Home Technology
This is a sponsored post by Reliance. Smart Home…
Unintended consequences: Quest for energy-efficient homes could be killing Canadians
The Law of Unintended Consequences applies to everything from…
Tripling Down: A look at new window technology with JELD-WEN
Patrick Flannery from Canadian Contractor talks with the JELD-WEN…
The future of concrete
An interesting look at some out-there research promising to…
CHBA qualifies first home with Net Zero Energy renovation label
The Canadian Home Builders’ Association has announced the first…
Style and function in the junction – How Carmelin Design and Build created an award-winning project
When the new owners of a century home in…
Kohler’s Digital Showering gives the consumer a feeling of health and wellbeing
This is a sponsored post from Kohler. Why do…
B.C. government launches new Reframed Lab initiative
The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of…
Home Hardware announces retirement and new appointment to leadership team
Home Hardware Stores Limited has announced the retirement of…
JELD-WEN’s 12-Day Home Winterization Checklist
Twas the first day of winter, and all through…
Construction Voyer breaks ground in Laval, Que. as part of a project to double the number of Net Zero Energy homes in Canada
Net Zero Energy Homes produce as much energy as they consume. This demonstration project intends to show that this type of housing can be built cost-effectively by builders.
Initial costs versus lifetime costs for alternate roofing materials
Most contractors understand the basic cost differences for asphalt shingles versus steel. But let’s look at the economics of some other popular roofing materials.
CertainTeed the first insulation manufacturer to issue a "Health Products Declaration"
These new HPDs “raise the bar for product transparency in the insulation marketplace,” CertainTeed says
The house with no furnace
Amazing heat in an amazing home
By Steve Maxwell