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Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2019

Built Green Canada is pleased to share our Q1 Newsletter for 2019 with the visitors, readers and members of Construction Links Network. You can read more here.   Jayman BUILT leads the way as first homebuilder in Alberta to include solar...

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This engineered wood radiates heat into space, potentially slashing cooling costs

    As blogged on ScienceMag.org, households in the U.S. Southwest spend about $400 per year to cool their homes, about twice the national average. Now, a new type of wood that radiates heat into space could offer some relief. If...

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Legacy Building Solutions Blog: What you need to know about fabric and eco-friendly construction

Eco-friendly construction is more than just a trend or a marketing tool. When it comes to major assets like a building, focusing on energy efficiency and environmentally friendly construction can mean significant dollars saved over the life of the...

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London high school to be Canada’s first first carbon neutral school

    As reported on CTV News, as the push continues to shift our country towards clean growth, and combatting climate change, a London high school was at the centre of the movement Tuesday. Dignitaries joined school officials for a...

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This technology could save your home from flooding — if you’re OK with no basement

    As reported on CBC News, an Arnprior, Ont., company that manufactures special foundations for buildings in the far north says the technology could be a solution for homeowners facing repeated flooding here. Until now,...

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Building Smart: Introduction to Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

This seminar is part of the “Building Smart by Designing for People” series that focuses on creating healthy, safe, adaptive and enriching living environment for building occupants. How do People Respond to Indoor Environmental Quality...

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Strong relationships with construction professionals set homeowners up for success

    Washington, D.C. – The theme for week 4 of Building Safety Month is “Construction Professionals and Homeowners: Partners in Safety,” which shines a light on how close cooperation with construction professionals, including...

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Statistics Canada – Building construction decreases 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion

    Statistics Canada reports that total investment in building construction decreased 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion. Losses in the residential sector (-2.0% to $9.4 billion) were partially offset by a small increase in the...

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Prominent organizations pledge support for CPC Navajo Mountain

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2019) — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) is pleased to announce that prominent companies Ferguson, Milwaukee Tool, WinSupply, LIXIL and Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) have pledged...

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