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September 18-21
CHBA - Alberta
BUILD 2014
www.chbaalberta.ca

September 21-23
OHBA Annual Conference
Ottawa, ON
www.ohbaconference.com

September 24
2014 Conference & AGM
British Columbia Building Envelope Council
Vancouver, BC
www.bcbec.com

September 28-30
NECA 2014
National Electrical Contractors Association
Chicago, IL
www.necanet.org

October 1-3
Metalcon
Metal Construction Association/PSMJ Resources
Denver, CO
www.metalcon.com

October 7-9
Manufactured Building Design and Technology Forum
Canadian Manufactured Housing Institute (CMHI)
Ottawa, ON
www.cmhi.ca

October 16-18
Landscapes of Aging
Canadian Association of Gerontology
Niagara Falls, ON
www.cag2104.ca

October 20 & 21

2104 Building Envelope Technology Symposium
RCI, Inc.
Tampa, FL
www.rci-online.org

October 22-23

Garden & Floral Expo: Design Matters
Toronto, ON
www.loexpo.ca

October 22-24
Greenbuild
U.S. Green Building Council
New Orleans, LA
www.greenbuildexpo.org

October 22-24
2014 Hardscape North America
Louisville, KY
www.hardscapena.com

November 5-6
Buildex Calgary
Informa
Calgary, AB
www.buildexcalgary.com

December 3-4
Construct International
Toronto, ON
www.construct-internationalexpo.ca

December 3-4
IIDEX Canada
Toronto, ON
www.iidexcanada.com

December 3-5
Construct Canada
Toronto, ON
www.constructcanada.com

December 3-5
PM Expo
Toronto, ON
www.pmexpo.com

December 3-5
Homebuilder & Renovator Expo
Toronto, ON
www.homebuilderexpo.com

December 3-5
Concrete Canada
Toronto, ON
www.concretecanadaexpo.com

Recent publications

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

National Housing Research Committee Newsletter
Fall 2012
PDF 4.7mb

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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.
Canada's Construction Workforce Reaches All-Time High
A record 1.3 million Canadians, or 1 in 14 workers, now make their living in construction.

CHBA Welcomes Further Support for Businesses
CHBA welcomes Finance Minister Joe Oliver's announcement of a lowering of Employment Insurance (EI) premiums for employers starting January 1, 2015.

Canadian Home Sales Edge Higher In July
National home sales activity edged up almost one per cent in July 2014 from the previous month.

CREA Announces Launch of .REALTOR Top-level-Domain
The majority of homebuyers begin their searches online, and a .REALTOR TLD will allow members of CREA to stand out from other real estate professionals.

Prime Minister Harper Announces NRC Arctic Program
As part of the Arctic Program, the NRC will enter into research partnerships, which focus on technology aimed at improving the lives of Northerners and advancing Northern economic development.

EnerQuality Accounces New Online Training for Trades, Contractors and Builders
Market leader in residential green building programs launches new online training with Canadian energy efficiency experts Blue House Energy.

LEED Growth In Canada Continues In Second Quarter of 2014
LEED registrations and certifications continue to grow.

Share your Passive House Experience with Others
Online project registration is now open.

Lethbridge College and CHBA - Lethbridge Region Break Ground
The Canadian Home Builders' Association - Lethbridge Region (CHBA) and Lethbridge College celebrated the start of the second year of The College Home partnership in a groundbreaking ceremony.

WDMA Releases 2014 Window & Entry Door U.S. Market Study
Growth Expected to Continue Through 2015.

CHBA Lethbridge: $7,500 in Scholarships To Apprentices
$7,500 in scholarships have been handed out by CHBA and CHBA members to seven deserving individuals who competed among dozens of applicants.

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Annual New Product Showcase
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A selection of new products geared to professionals in the residential construction industry.

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More than half of large construction projects either fall behind schedule or exceed their original budget. Bo Mocherniak offers tips and advice on how to stay on time and on budget.

BUILDING SCIENCE:
Design & Commercialization Support For New Sound Transmission Requirements.

The Ontario Spring Training Camp:
Jon Eakes reports on the Ontario Spring Training Camp 2014, a training industry response to the withdrawal of the Federal government from generalized building science research and its dissemination.


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