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The Grand Georgie Awards® - RDC Fine Home Nominations

The Grand Georgie Awards® - RDC Fine Home Nominations December 11, 2019

Everybody here at RDC Fine Homes is delighted to announce that we have been nominated in 6 categories for the prestigious Grand Georgie Awards®. The Grand Georgie Awards® are organized by the Canadian Home Builders Association and is one of the most important housing awards programs in Canada. With over 600 attendees from the industry and government officials, it’s quite an achievement to be nominated for so many awards.

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What Is A Passive House? All You Need To Know

What Is A Passive House? All You Need To Know November 07, 2019

As the world is becoming more aware of environmental issues, there has been a surge of interest in environmentally friendly construction practices. As well as being better for the planet, they can also be cheaper to run and nicer places to live. We’ve got a lot of experience in building Net Zero and Built Green homes, but did you know that we’re also experts at building Passive Houses?

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Codifying Low Carbon Buildings

Codifying Low Carbon Buildings November 04, 2019

The home building industry in BC is undergoing a dramatic change that will likely cause significant disruption over the next few years. As of January 2018, BC adopted the BC Energy Step Code, a move to improve energy efficiency and reduce carbon emissions from buildings. This new building code provision allows municipal governments to adopt more stringent requirements for energy efficiency in houses and large buildings.

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3 Architectural Styles To Consider When Building Your New Home

3 Architectural Styles To Consider When Building Your New Home October 21, 2019

One of the most exciting parts about building a new home is deciding what it’s going to look like. Some of the most popular architectural styles in the Sea to Sky Corridor are Chalet Style, Modern and Scandinavian. Each of these has unique benefits and is perfectly suited for this part of the world.

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Why do we Build in the Sea to Sky?

Why do we Build in the Sea to Sky? October 16, 2019

The Sea to Sky corridor attracts visitors from all over the world, throughout the entire year. It’s easy to see why, but did you also know that it’s an incredible place to live? In this article, we’ll take a look at why you should consider building your new home in the Sea to Sky.

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How To Winterproof Your Home

How To Winterproof Your Home September 24, 2019

Winter Proofing your home can take a lot of planning and organization, so the earlier you start to think of it, the better. Each house will have different requirements, but there are some core areas that everyone must think of. Some of these tasks can be done by most people, but some will require professional help.

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Open Plan Living - All You Need To Know

Open Plan Living - All You Need To Know September 11, 2019

Open plan living has been popular in Canada since the 90s. While some trends only last a short time it seems that open plan living is here to stay. And rightly so, it has some amazing benefits! This article takes a look at how we got to open plan living, its main benefits and how to achieve open plan living in your home.

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How To Add Value To Your Home

How To Add Value To Your Home August 20, 2019

For most people, their home is the most expensive thing that they’ll ever buy. Some people buy to get onto the property ladder, some want their dream home and others buy to suit their changing needs. But one thing that all homeowners want to do is add value to their home.


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What is a Healthy Home? Part 2

What is a Healthy Home? Part 2 August 07, 2019

We spend most of our time in our house. Whether it’s cooking, entertaining, relaxing or sleeping, we can easily spend 12 hours a day at home. We give a lot of thought to the look and functionality of our homes, but we should also give lots of consideration to making our homes healthy!

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What is a Healthy Home?

What is a Healthy Home? July 25, 2019

A healthy home is a home that promotes a safe living environment and is free of health hazards. There are eight main factors to consider when making your home healthier. In this article, we take a look at the first four factors, with the other four being addressed in part two.

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