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October 22-23
Garden & Floral Expo: Design Matters
Toronto, ON
www.loexpo.ca

October 22-24
2014 Remodeling Show & DeckExpo
Baltimore, MD
www.remodelingdeck.com

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

November 4-26
CMHC Housing Outlook Conference Schedule
Vancouver - November 4
Hamilton - November 4
Ottawa - November 13
Quebec - November 18
Calgary - November 18
Toronto - November 19
Waterloo - November 25
Edmonton - November 25
Montreal - November 26

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.

Canadian Home Sales Ease Back In September
The number of home sales processed through the MLS Systems of Canadian real estate Boards and Associations fell by 1.4 per cent on a month-over-month basis in September 2014, marking the first monthly decline since January of this year.

Canada Green Building Council Reaches its 5000th LEED Registration
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) has reached a major milestone in the evolution of green building in Canada with the 5000th registered project for LEED certification in Canada.

CHBA Welcomes Statement of Shared Principles of Housing Policy for Canada
Along with four other housing industry-related associations, the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) is pleased to have taken part in the deliberations of this Forum.

Home Builders Care "FORE" - Ray of Hope!
Waterloo Region Home Builders' Association (WRHBA) welcomed over 140 guests at its Fall Charity Golf Classic to support Ray of Hope, WRHBA's 2013-2014 Charity of Choice.

Remembering an Industry Pioneer:
Harold Shipp






Canadian Home Sales Climb Higher in August
National home sales activity rose nearly two per cent from July to August 2014.

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 2014 and 2015.

GCR Committed to Improving the Quality of Residential Construction In Quebec
The organization Garantie de construction résidentielle (GCR) will be responsible for administering the Guarantee Plan for New Residential Buildings.

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.

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CURRENT ISSUE

TRADITIONAL VS. MODERN REPOINTING MORTAR:
Mortar 2705
When it comes to restoration, it pays to understand the difference. Industry expert Paul Jeffs tells us why.

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION:

Customer-Obsessed Leadership

Find out how customer-centric home builders have leveraged the customer experience as a key differentiator from the competition.



COMMON CENTS CONSTRUCTION:

Financing Growth
Construction can be a notoriously difficult industry. Projects can require a significant amount of up-front capital, and many construction firms struggle with financing. If you are looking for financing, there are a number of options you can consider.


BUILDING SCIENCE:
Performance of Tubular Daylighting Devices
Compared to conventional skylights, TDDs have the advantages of energy savings, lower solar heat gains, and relative ease of installation.

ALL WRAPPED UP / THAT'S A WRAP
A look at insulated weather barriers. | Understanding fluid-applied air/moisture barriers.


TOOL TALK: Indoors and Out

Whether it's fencing and fasteners or LED lighting and a heavy duty cordless reciprocating saw, these new products are sure to make life on the job a little less difficult.

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