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October 7, 2021  

Installing the Smart Home

Stay up to date to integrate smart home appliances,
pipe leak detection systems and more.

October 4, 2021  

How Builders Can Win with Smart Home Technology

This is a sponsored post by Reliance. Smart Home

November 18, 2020  

Unintended consequences: Quest for energy-efficient homes could be killing Canadians

The Law of Unintended Consequences applies to everything from

October 27, 2020  

Tripling Down: A look at new window technology with JELD-WEN

Patrick Flannery from Canadian Contractor talks with the JELD-WEN

October 8, 2020  

The future of concrete

An interesting look at some out-there research promising to

August 13, 2020  

CHBA qualifies first home with Net Zero Energy renovation label

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association has announced the first

August 12, 2020  

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

July 24, 2020  

Kohler’s Digital Showering gives the consumer a feeling of health and wellbeing

This is a sponsored post from Kohler. Why do

July 2, 2020  

B.C. government launches new Reframed Lab initiative

The Province, through BC Housing, and the City of

June 8, 2020  

Home Hardware announces retirement and new appointment to leadership team

Home Hardware Stores Limited has announced the retirement of

December 16, 2016  

JELD-WEN’s 12-Day Home Winterization Checklist

Twas the first day of winter, and all through

June 24, 2015  

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.

April 1, 2015  

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.

January 16, 2015  

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

April 26, 2012  

The house with no furnace

Amazing heat in an amazing home
By Steve Maxwell