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May 4-7
ACI National Home Performance
Conference & Trade Show
New Orleans, LA
www.expotracshows.com

May 5 & 6
RoofTech 2015
Vancouver, BC
www.rooftech.ca

May 11-14
Forum for Growth & Spring Meetings
CHBA
Ottawa, ON
www.chba.ca

May 27-29
102nd Annual Conference
The Canadian Paint and Coatings Association
Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
www.canpaint.com

May 27-31
CSC Conference
Construction Specifications Canada
Winnipeg, MB
http://csc-dcc.ca/Conferences

June 1-2
Grey to Green Conference
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities
Toronto, ON
www.greytogreenconference.org

June 2-4
CaGBC: Building Lasting Change 2015
Canada Green Building Council
Vancouver, BC
www.cagbc.org

June 3-6
RAIC Festival of Architecture
Architecture Canada/Royal Architectural Institute of Canada
Calgary, AB
www.festival.raic.org

June 4-6
Fenestration Canada Annual Meeting & Conference
Vancouver, BC
www.fenestrationcanada.ca

June 25
Vancouver Sustainabuild Conference
Informa Canada
Vancouver, BC
www.sustainabuild.com

Avid Conference: Zero Moment of Truth
Madison, WI
www.avidratings.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.
CHBA Partners with Avid Ratings for Market Survey
First-of-its-kind new survey data in more than 50 in-depth areas of home design, building features, buying preferences and demographics.

Get it in Writing!
Recent federal investment in this important initiative will help CHBA warn homeowners about the perils of dealing with cash operators, and direct them to professional renovators who provide contracts and receipts.

Home Builders Welcome Senior Renovation Tax Credit and Transit Investment in Federal Budget
CHBA welcomed the introduction of the Home Accessibility Tax Credit and the Public Transit Fund as measures that it expects will help support affordability and choice in housing for Canadians.



$55 Million Boost Will Attract More Apprentices to the Trades in Ontario
The newly formed Apprenticeship Enhancement fund will help bolster the training capacity of organizations that supply Ontario's construction workforce across every trade.

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CURRENT ISSUE

CODE COMPLIANCE AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY: Changing Times In The Window And Door Business
Unlike performance requirements for other building components the air, water, structural and energy performance requirements for windows and doors vary with climate and location. Learn more in this informative article by Jeff Baker, technical consultant for Fenestration Canada.

SAM AWARDS: Recognizing Canadian Housing Excellence

A look at some of the winners of the 2014 CHBA National SAM Awards. These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in new homes, home renovation and community development across Canada.

EXPERT OPINION: Getting Your Proposal Financed
Which Speaks Louder, Your Head Or Heart? Getting your proposal financed often means putting emotion aside.

RESEARCH: Addressing Energy Efficiency
The latest housing research from NRC: interior and exterior insulation; PV technology; wood buildings.

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION: Protecting Your Bottom Line

Bo Mocherniak discusses the ins and out of sales tax rules in the construction industry.

TOOL TALK: Changing Our Work Habits Through Innovation

From lights to professional grade accessories to insulated strapping, Jon Eakes reviews some truly innovative products.


BUILDING SCIENCE: Incorporating Foamed Plastic Insulating Sheathings on Exterior Wall Assemblies

A technical report by Salvatore Ciarlo, National Codes/Standards and Technical Services Director at Owens Corning Canada.

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: Satisfying the New Cohort of Home Buyers

Understanding the Millennial new home buyer.

Meet Your President: Jane Morgan
Jane Morgan is the General Manager of Nuport Holdings, a property development and management company located in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador. We sat down with Jane to learn more about her, and her vision for CHBA.

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