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Tips for Effective Online Learning

Tips for Effective Online Learning

Do you suddenly find yourself with some extra time on your hands? Across Canada, workers are discovering this unforeseen downtime, and one thing that we’re not talking much about is how to fill that time. Many are turning to online training courses to come out of this with an improved resume…

The Alternative to Downsizing Your Home

The Alternative to Downsizing Your Home

The traditional meaning of “downsizing” one’s home is being revolutionized in the province of Ontario. More and more we’re seeing urban homeowners opt to convert their single family homes into super efficient multi-site properties for their children, parents, or paying tenants.

2020 Vision on Home Building Trends

2020 Vision on Home Building Trends

As we begin not only a new year but a fresh decade, new trends are already rising as a phoenix from the ashes of the past decade (goodbye parquet flooring). This decade will be marked by long lasting lifestyle approaches and sustainability as an expectation in home building …

The Basics of Net-Zero Housing

The Basics of Net-Zero Housing

Because of the mandates in the Pan-Canadian Framework on Clean Growth and Climate Change, many homes will be making the switch over to Net-Zero or Net-Zero Ready (NZR) in the coming years. A key driver of the Pan-Canadian Framework is Build Smart – Canada’s Building Strategy…

Building a Workforce for the Future

Building a Workforce for the Future

There’s no doubt about it: the Canadian building industry and building science in general are booming with no signs of slowing down. If anything, the challenge lies within not enough of a workforce to do all the jobs. The Canadian housing industry is currently undergoing a massive scale transformation …

Free Training Now Available to Ontario Contractors

Free Training Now Available to Ontario Contractors

Free Skills Training Available For Contractors The Insulation Training Course has been prepared in partnership with NAIMA Canada, CHBA (Canadian Home Builders Association), Natural Resources Canada,...

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