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Canada ranks second worldwide for certified LEED projects

February 5, 2018

Canada has come in second place for the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) annual Top 10 Countries and Regions for LEED list. The list recognizes markets outside of the U.S. that use LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building program, created by USGBC. Canada has a total of 2,970 LEED certified projects totalling 40.77 million gross square meters. “Canada's green building industry has consistently proven that we are among the most i...

Canada introduces new asbestos rules

January 9, 2018

Proposal prohibits use, sale, import and export of toxic material, products  Canada is moving ahead with its promised asbestos ban by proposing the prohibition of the use, sale, import and export of asbestos and products containing the hazardous material. The federal health and environment departments are both sponsoring the proposed changes aimed at eliminating the market for asbestos products in this country. The government now acknowledges t...

January e-News Spruceland

January 3, 2018

How to: Three Easy Winter Home Renovations Home renovations don't have to wait for spring. You or your clients can decorate, insulate and upgrade in three easy steps. Easy Reno 1: Replace Doors Keep the cold out and add style to the interior and exterior for your client's home with a quick door renovation. Gentek's First Impressions a...

December e-News Spruceland

December 6, 2017

Basement renovations for comfort Basement renovations are a great way to extend living space and add extra coziness to your client's homes in the winter months.  Armstrong ceiling tiles  by Goodfellow come in a variety of patterns and designs to make the ceiling something worth looking at. ...

Government spending on infrastructure is slowly making its way down the pipe

November 7, 2017

by Saul Chernos  Road construction workers work together to quickly shovel asphalt into a loaders bucket on a road renewal project. Road construction workers work together to quickly shovel asphalt into a loaders bucket on a road renewal project. Rome wasn't built in a day. A trite e...

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April 4, 2018

Start your spring and summer bookings! Whether your client is looking for an upgrade or a large-scale renovation, now's the time to start...

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April 2, 2018

By Roy Rasmussen The construction industry is booming, with 75 percent of firms expanding their payrolls this year in light of optimism...

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April 2, 2018

Contractors should help spread the word about this potential product failure  by John Bleasby One of North America's largest...

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