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August 12-13
Avid Conference: Building Excellence & Innovation
Madison, WI
www.avidratings.com

September 26-29
2015 OHBA Conference
Huntsville, ON
www.ohbaconference.com

September 16 & 17
Thrive
Landscape Ontario
Toronto, ON
www.LOthrive.com

September 16-18
Glassbuild America
National Glass Association/Window & Door Dealers Alliance
Atlanta, GA
www.glassbuildamerica.com

September 28 & 29
Connected + Conference and Exhibition
Toronto, ON
www.connectedplusshow.com

September 30 - October 3 CONSTRUCT & the CSI Annual Convention Informa Exhibitions St. Louis, MS
www.constructshow.com

September 29
TCA Convention
Tilt-up Concrete
NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ
www.tilt-up.org/convention

October 1
2015 Green Building Festival
Toronto, ON
www.universe.com

 October 14-16

MetalCon
Metal Construction Association
TAMPA, FL
www.metalcon.com

October 21
Buildex Express
Informa Canada
VANCOUVER, BC
www.buildexexpress.com

November 3-5
win-door North America
Toronto, ON
www.fenestrationcanada.ca

Recent publications

CMHC Housing Market Outlook: Fourth Quarter 2014
PDF 1.6mb

Housing Market Outlook:
Canada Edition
Second Quarter 2014
Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation
PDF 1.6 mb


CMHC Housing Market Outlook – Canada
First Quarter 2014
PDF 1.6 mb

Housing Market Outlook - Canada
Fourth Quarter 2013
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
PDF 1.6mb

CMHC 2nd Quarter Housing Market Outlook
www.cmhc.ca

Winter 2013 Pulse Report
CHBA with the assistance of CMHC and NRCan
PDF 280kb

Energy Efficiency Building Envelope Retrofits
CMHC
PDF 660kb

Canadian Industrial Outlook
Winter 2013
The Conference Board of Canada
CBoC e-Library

Comparing Canadian New Urbanist and
Conventional Suburban Neighbourhoods
CMHC
PDF 560kb

Top 10 Barriers to Competitiveness 2013
The Canadian Chamber of Commerce
PDF 850kb

2012 Canada-Wide Development Process Survey Report
REALpac (Real Property Association of Canada)
PDF 4.6mb

Guidelines for Residential Rainwater Harvesting Systems Handbook
CMHC
PDF 3.4mb

Canadian Housing at a Glance: Dashboard Overview
CMHC
PDF 1.6mb

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Home BUILDER Magazine - the official magazine of the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) - the best-read magazine in Canada's multi-billion dollar residential construction industry. Home BUILDER Magazine is published bi-monthly and delivered to 28,000 new homebuilders, renovators, contractors, designers, architects and other hands-on professionals working in residential construction, home improvement from coast-to-coast.
More than $60,000 raised by BILD members for Habitat for Humanity GTA
Habitat Week included BILD's annual Race for Humanity, Charity BBQ and Stephen's Ride for Humanity. Members came out in droves to support the cause.

Canadian Home Sales Edge Lower But Remain Strong In July
National home sales activity edged slightly lower on a month-over-month basis in July 2015.

Great Gulf Presents Wellspring Chinguacousy with a $200,000 Donation to Support People Living With Cancer

CHBA Actions Result in Canada Post Suspending $200 CMB Fee Indefinitely
CHBA action will have saved new home buyers over $120M, with savings continuing annually thereafter.


Growth in U.S. Residential Window Market to Continue into 2016
WDMA market study on key industry trends, forecasts overall residential window market growth of 6.2% for 2015 and 3.9% for 2016. 

Statistics Canada: Building Permits Update
Construction intentions in the residential sector increased 15.8% in June.

Ottawa Eyes Tougher Mortgage Rules
Ottawa eyes tougher new mortgage rules, larger down payments, to curb Canada's red hot housing market.

Net Zero Homes Becoming Mainstream
Ground has just been broken on the last of a series of projects being built across the country to demonstrate that commercial home builders can build net-zero energy homes.

Top 10 Home Updates for Seniors
The Healthy Homes Renovation Tax Credit offers 15% of up to $10,000 back on eligible renovations.

CREA Updates Resale Housing Forecast
The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) has updated its forecast for home sales activity via the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations for 2015 and 2016.

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CURRENT ISSUE

14th Annual New Products Showcase
From attics and foundations to floors and doors, this year’s batch of entries is one of our most innovative yet.


COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Noah and the Skilled Labour Shortage
According to The Conference Board of Canada, Canada faces a shortage of an estimated one million workers by 2020. How can we possibly address the problem in time—and where will the industry find workers?

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: The Gold Standard for a Five-Star Reputation
Recent studies find that as much as 80% of the population will consult online reviews prior to a purchase. Find out how to achieve a five-star reputation.

BUILDER PROFILE:
Landmark Group of Companies

Making Net Zero affordable.



BUILDING SCIENCE:
The Building Science of Septic Drain Fields

Septic drain fields, also called leach fields or weeping beds, are extremely important in treating wastewater. A look at how drain fields age and why they fail.

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Jon Eakes delivers an expanded Tool Talk, in recognition of Home BUILDER’s 14th Annual New Products Showcase.

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