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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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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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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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RDC Employees are the Reason for our Success

RDC Employees are the Reason for our Success April 02, 2019

Our employees make our company great. That's why were celebrating them for the entire month of April!

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Checklist for Your Home's Exterior

Checklist for Your Home's Exterior October 11, 2018

I always say protect your house from the outside in. It’s not always possible to get the right contractor for the job right away, so now is a great time to start planning jobs and repairs that should be addressed before temperatures start to drop, especially when it comes to your home’s exterior.

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Whistler Rd Custom Home built in two Days!

Whistler Rd Custom Home built in two Days! September 06, 2018

We have been working on an exciting new project in Whistler since the spring. We are building a custom prefabricated home in Whistler with BASF’s new HP+ XR wall assembly. Read on for other innovative building techniques and products we used during this project.

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Tips for Choosing A Mold Remediation Company

Tips for Choosing A Mold Remediation Company August 24, 2018

What are Mike Holmes's suggestions for dealing with mold in your home after major water damage? Read for suggestions of what to look for in your remediation specialist, don't just pick the first one who knocks on your door!

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What’s that smell?

What’s that smell? July 23, 2018

Guest Blog Post from Mike Holmes about smells in your home that could alert you to a range of issues that can't be seen with your eyes. Use your nose to sniff out problems to see what’s wrong. Unfortunately, a lot of homeowners ignore smells until it’s too late.

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Why No DIY? Written by Mike Homes

Why No DIY? Written by Mike Homes May 18, 2018

Guest Blog from Mike Holmes for Building Safety Month. Save yourself the nightmare and & learn why you should put the Do It Yourself projects aside and leave it to a professional - more reasons than you think!

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