10th Annual Hardscape North America
2016 ProDealer Industry Summit
November 30-December 2
The Buildings Show
World of Concrete
Homebuilder & Renovator Expo
Canadian Home Sales Edge Up In September
According to statistics released today by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales edged slightly higher in September 2016 compared to August.
Building Solutions for Energy Efficient Homes Go Beyond Standard Codes
Owens Corning announced the launch of its ComfortCertified Program, designed to help builders build above code and to deliver energy efficient homes in Canada.
Prairie Housing Markets Respond Differently to Oil Price Decline
In the Prairie region, Alberta is experiencing the sharpest declines in housing starts, followed by Saskatchewan, while Manitoba is experiencing a more muted decrease.
Ontario Housing Activity to Fuel Renovations
Current estimates suggest that the average homeowner equity in Ontario has grown by 14 per cent since 2012.
Dow Corning High Strength Insulating Glass Sealant Nominated for IChemE Global Award
Dow Corning 3363 Insulating Glass Sealant is an Insulating Glass sealant technology developed with approximately 50% higher strength than conventional material. This technology allows architects to continue designing innovative glass façades while ensuring the thermal and durable performances of the buildings.
50th President of The Ontario Home Builders’ Association
Neil Rodgers will be elected President of the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) for 2016-2017 at the organization’s Annual Meeting of Member.
Seniors Mean Business
Does this growing demographic represent
an opportunity for your company? CHBA
research says the answer is a resounding
BITING THE DUST
Construction sites are known to be dusty and dust itself is not only bothersome, it can be deadly, dangerous or even explosive. Any renovator working in an occupied house knows that dust is his number one customer relations’ issue. But what can or is being done about it?
Would You Know A Suspicious Transaction If You Saw One?
In red-hot housing markets, where housing prices have increased by up to 30% within the last year, it can often be difficult to spot the difference between legitimate home purchases and illegal money looking for a place to hide.
Understanding the Impact of CSA P.9-11 on Combination System Design
A technical primer by Brian Jackson, a professional engineer with 32 years experience in mechanical equipment design and systems application.
TOOL TALK: From the Biggest to the Smallest of New Tools
Another stellar line-up of new products from our resident tool guru Jon Eakes.
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