Monday, December 11, 2017

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700 creditors, from homeowners to contractors, seek $243M from Alberta’s ReidBuilt Homes

A large Alberta homebuilder that landed in receivership over unpaid bills owes $243 million to roughly 700 prospective homeowners, contractors, lenders and municipal governments, according to court records that highlight the sweeping impact of the...

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Teknion Boston Showroom Achieves WELL Certification at Gold Level

Teknion Corporation announced today that its Boston showroom achieved WELL certification at the Gold level. The Boston showroom is the company’s second project to receive WELL certification. In July, Teknion announced that it was the first...

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Canada seeks updated climate change predictions to revamp building codes

The National Research Council says Canada's homes and highways were built with assumptions about weather patterns that are no longer relevant, thanks to climate change. Now the NRC is asking for help to figure out what kind of weather to expect in...

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Saskatchewan electrical contractor denies allegations in RQHR lawsuit for billing irregularities

A local contractor who is being sued by the Regina Qu’Appelle Health Region is denying all allegations of billing irregularities for electrical work done at Regina Pioneer Village. On July 26, a statement of claim was filed at Regina Court of...

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Nova Scotia buildings to feed solar power to grid under new program

HALIFAX _ Nova Scotia _ a province often perceived as rainy and windswept _ is testing its potential for solar energy generation. Peter Craig, a provincial Energy Department official who helped unveil a plan Friday that will see 18 applicants...

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Developer proposes hotel, seniors’ residence and towers next to Eaux Claires transit centre in north Edmonton

A local developer aims to build a new seniors’ assisted living complex, a hotel and two mid-rise condominium buildings next to the Eaux Claires transit centre in north Edmonton. Entrepreneur Sadru Nazarali’s numbered company purchased land...

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Bill Gates firm buys Arizona land for $80 million to create smart city

A real estate investment firm owned by Bill Gates recently bought a giant plot of land in Arizona for $80 million to be developed into a “smart city.” Arizona-based Belmont Partners, one of Gates’ investment firms, purchased close to 25,000...

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Condo cancellation renews calls for more protections for pre build buyers

The cancellation of a ten-storey Toronto condominium development that has thrust would-be owners back into an increasingly competitive condo market has renewed calls for tighter regulations and more protections for buyers of pre-construction...

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Could stretch codes supercharge the green building marketplace?

This week, thousands of building industry professionals converged at Greenbuild 2017 to share their excitement and progress toward advancing green buildings. But while the number of green buildings has grown dramatically over the last decade, the...

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2017 CISC Quebec Steel Design Awards Inspire the Steel Construction Industry!

Montreal, November 7, 2017 : The Quebec region of the Canadian Institute of Steel Construction (CISC-ICCA) de la région du Québec held its 19th Design Awards Gala at the Planetarium Rio Tinto Alcan of Montreal, on Monday November 6th,...

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Calgary first Passive House takes insulation to the next level

Melissa Valgardson's new home in Montgomery may not look all that different to the naked eye, but visit her basement and you'll notice something missing – the furnace. "Most of the time we can get away with a 1500 watt heater," she said....

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SWANA Responds to BLS 2016 Industry Injury & Illness Data

Silver Spring, MD – The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) is pleased by the decline in the frequency of injuries and illnesses involving waste collection employees, but is concerned by the increase in injuries and illnesses for...

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