Ontario’s mandatory home energy audits: Boon or Boondoggle?by John Bleasby
Ontario realtors call it, “expensive, inefficient and risky”
Trade contractors support Ottawa’s prompt payment proposalby Steve Payne
The announcement comes on the heels of Ontario passing Bill 142, its own version of Prompt Payment legislation, in December
A Canadian victory at American home awardsby John Bleasby
Gonell Homes of Toronto captures two BALA’s at the International Builders’ Show
Site Tips, Episode 1: PEX on a hose bibb to make future servicing easier (VIDEO)by canadiancontractor
Canadian Contractor Site Tips are sponsored by Home Hardware
Site Tips: PEX pipe for an exterior hose bibbby canadiancontractor
This tip was sent to us by Paul Baylis of R.H.Jones Mechanical Contractors, Prince George, B.C.
Doing the Step Code Two-Stepby John Bleasby
Are municipal councils in BC recognizing the risks of Step Code?
Heard about HER&D? It will change the way you build or renovate housesby John Bleasby
Before codes require NZE, builders will need to know about energy rating disclosure
Endeavour Centre increases their range of sustainable building workshops for 2018by John Bleasby
A Canadian learning facility focused on the leading edge of tomorrow’s housing techniques
Is the sun rising or setting on small scale residential solar?by John Bleasby
What happens to financial viability as installation grants and big subsidies disappear?
Bill Morneau voted “Business Newsmaker of the Year” by Canadian Pressby Steve Payne
The man who proposed major Federal tax hikes on many small family businesses, including residential contractors, got more than 50 per cent of the votes cast by journalists
Toronto judge lets “crane girl” off the hookby Steve Payne
Judge Richard Blouin refused to convict Marisa Lazo on any of the 6 counts of mischief she was facing
Building trust through online reviewsby canadiancontractor
In this HomeStars’ sponsored video, Steve and Rob go over 6 contractor tips for handling online reviews
Change is in Air: The critical importance of IAQ managementby John Bleasby
HRV’s, ERV’s, furnace fans and wood stoves —There’s a lot to consider with today’s tight homes
Change is in the Air!by John Bleasby
Developing an Interior Air Quality (IAQ) strategy goes hand-in-hand with today’s tight houses
Homeowner target of a murder plot by angry contractorby John Bleasby
Virginia (USA) contractor chooses a hitman to resolve a dispute. Wrong!
Sealing the envelope — Meeting the Net Zero Energy challenge (Part One)by John Bleasby
Can our industry balance home affordability with energy-efficiency requirements?
We have a “Dilemma Contest” Winner!by John Bleasby
John Bergeron of Oshawa ON, wins two great prizes from DeWalt
CertainTeed honours Fort McMurray “Rebuild Heroes”by canadiancontractor
Five heroes receive $2,000 and a donation to be made on their behalf to local charities