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Built Green Canada Q1 Newsletter 2019

Built Green Canada is pleased to share our Q1 Newsletter for 2019 with the visitors, readers and members of Construction Links Network. You can read more here.   Jayman BUILT leads the way as first homebuilder in Alberta to include solar...

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This U.S. building code could topple California towers when the ‘Big One’ hits

    As reported in the National Post, I suppose my seismic anxiety should peak when I go to California. After all, the Golden State is famous for deadly earthquakes. But I felt strangely reassured when I stepped off the plane in San...

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Spruce Grove man finalist for international workplace safety award

    As reported in the Spruce Grove Examiner, Michael Brown will represent Spruce Grove on the world stage in October. The city resident has been nominated for the World Safety Organization’s Safety Person of the Year award....

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This technology could save your home from flooding — if you’re OK with no basement

    As reported on CBC News, an Arnprior, Ont., company that manufactures special foundations for buildings in the far north says the technology could be a solution for homeowners facing repeated flooding here. Until now,...

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Building Smart: Introduction to Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ)

This seminar is part of the “Building Smart by Designing for People” series that focuses on creating healthy, safe, adaptive and enriching living environment for building occupants. How do People Respond to Indoor Environmental Quality...

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Strong relationships with construction professionals set homeowners up for success

    Washington, D.C. – The theme for week 4 of Building Safety Month is “Construction Professionals and Homeowners: Partners in Safety,” which shines a light on how close cooperation with construction professionals, including...

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Statistics Canada – Building construction decreases 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion

    Statistics Canada reports that total investment in building construction decreased 1.2% in March to $14.2 billion. Losses in the residential sector (-2.0% to $9.4 billion) were partially offset by a small increase in the...

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Prominent organizations pledge support for CPC Navajo Mountain

Washington, D.C. (May 20, 2019) — The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH) is pleased to announce that prominent companies Ferguson, Milwaukee Tool, WinSupply, LIXIL and Reliance Worldwide Corporation (RWC) have pledged...

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CCA applauds news of agreement between Canada and U.S. to lift steel and aluminum tariffs

OTTAWA, May 17, 2019 – The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) is pleased that Canada and the U.S. have reached a decision to lift steel and aluminum tariffs. “This news will bring much needed relief to the construction industry, helping...

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