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April 23-24
2014 International Emerging Technology Symposium
Arlington, VA
https://forms.iapmo.org/ets/

April 23-27
18th International Passive House Conference
Darmstadt/Aachen, Germany
www.passivehouseconference.com

April 29-May 2
Coverings
National Trade Productions
Las Vegas, NV
www.coverings.com

April 29-May 2
46th National Congress on Housing and Homelessness
CHRA
Edmonton, AB
chra-achru.ca/

May 1-3
NWCB Convention
Northwest Wall and Ceiling Bureau
Huntington Beach, CA
www.wallceilingshow.org

May 21-25
CSC National Conference
Construction Specifications Canada
Kitchener, Ontario
www.csc-dcc.ca/Conferences

May 29
Building Envelope Forum Conference
Informa Canada
Toronto, ON
www.buildingenvelopeforum.com

June 9-12
NFPA Conference & Expo
National Fire Preventio
n Association
Las Vegas, NV
www.nfpa.org

June 12-14
2014 Annual Meeting & Conference
Fenestration Canada
Winnipeg, MB
www.fenestrationcanada.ca

June 17-19
WDMA Annual Technical Conference
Pittsburgh, PA
www.wdma.com

June 28-July 2
ASHRAE 2014 Annual Conference
Seattle, Wash.
www.ashrae.org/seattle

July 1-2
Consense 2014
Messe Stuttgart & the German Sustainable Building Council
Stuttgart, Germany
http://consense2014.converve.com



Recent publications

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

Housing for Older Canadians:
The Definitive Guide to the Over-55 Market
Volume 5: Services and Amenities
CMHC
PDF 290kb

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Home Builder Magazine - New Product Showcase 2014

CHBA Partners with Avid Ratings Canada for Market Research
The Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) is pleased to announce a partnership with Avid Ratings Canada to conduct a nationwide market research study to gather valuable insights about today's home buyer market and preferences.

Canadian Home Sales Edge Slightly Higher In March  
According to statistics released April 15th by The Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA), national home sales activity edged up on a month-over-month basis in March 2014.

OHBA Delivers a Failing Grade to Ontario College of Trades
It’s an “F” for the first year report card.

Housing Industry Celebrates Achievements at National SAM Awards
The achievements of Canada's leading new home builders, renovators and developers were recognized at the Canadian Home Builders' Association's National SAM Awards presented on April 4, 2014.

CHBA CI Awards Bursaries to TRU School of Trades Students
At the March 12 general membership dinner meeting of CHBA CI, bursaries were awarded to the top four students of the first year residential construction program and the top student of the plumbing program at TRU School of Trades and Technology.

Built Green Canada Update
Built Green Canada has launched a public consultation process for changes to the 2015 Single Family Checklist. Deadline is April 30th.

CREA Updates And Extends 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 in 2014, and extended the outlook to 2015.

Industry Applauds Province For Proposing New Building Options
Wood is Good: Six-Storey Wood Buildings coming to Ontario.

Brampton Offers New Neighbours Accountability and Transparency
The Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) applauds the City of Brampton for taking the first steps in providing greater transparency and accountability to new neighbours.

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CURRENT ISSUE

RENOVATORS PROFILE:
Before & After


Four 2013 CHBA National SAM finalists showcase their renovation projects.


CUSTOMER SATISFACTION:
Why “Real” Online Reviews Matter
The power of online reviews is incredible and increasing every year. Neilsen Ratings found that consumer reviews are the second most trusted source of advertising, now placing online reviews second only to actual recommendations from friends and family.

BUILDING SCIENCE:
Heat/Energy Recovery Ventilators Protocol Researchers at NRC Construction have developed a new protocol designed to help manufacturers of HRV/ERV to evaluate their products more thoroughly by addressing key elements associated with indoor air quality.

COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:
Investing in Equipment: Lease or Buy?
At some point as you grow your business and invest in new construction equipment, you’ll no doubt ask yourself: Should I lease or should I buy?


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Clever & Compact

This month’s entries all have one thing in common: they’re compact, they’re clever, and they fill a much-needed niche.

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