CHBA and BILD-GTA Sign Agreement to Take RenoMark® to the Next Level

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) and the Building Industry and Land Development Association — Greater Toronto Area (BILD-GTA) have signed an agreement to continue to grow the RenoMark® program and take it to the next level. more info here Top Middle (signing) Left to Right: Bryan Tuckey (BILD-GTA President); Kevin Lee (CHBA CEO). Bottom Left to Right: Darren Steedman (BILD Chair); Bob Finnigan (CHBA Immediate Past President); Jon-Carlos Tsilfidis … read more

Call to Action: Let’s help communities affected by B.C.’s wildfires

We are deeply troubled by the extent of destruction of communities affected by the wildfires currently raging in B.C. Vancouver Regional Construction Association is challenging the Canadian construction industry to donate $1,000,000 directly to the Canadian Red Cross British Columbia Fires Appeal by July 31, 2017. Thank you to those who have already helped in all ways possible to support those affected e.g. through volunteerism, or provision of supplies, equipment, … read more

CHBA-VI Is Proud to Support Camosun College with the Herman Rebnaris Award

This year’s recipients of the Herman Rebnaris Award were acknowledged at the Trades Education Awards Ceremony on May 30th. In a letter from Geoff Wilmshurst, Executive Director, Camosun College Foundation, he says “With continued crucial support from donors like you, our 19,000 students are able to receive the education necessary to succeed in today’s competitive job market and challenged economy, as well as contribute to the social and economic vitality … read more

Victoria home first to be qualified under the new CHBA Net Zero Home Labelling Program

June 8, 2017. Nanaimo, British Columbia – Falcon Heights Contracting in Victoria has built the first net-zero energy home in Canada to be qualified under the new Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) Net Zero Home Labelling Program. Falcon Heights Contracting owner Dave Mackenzie, a member of CHBA Vancouver Island, pitched the net-zero idea to his clients who were already looking to build an energy-efficient home equipped with a photo-voltaic solar … read more