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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...

November e-News Spruceland

November 1, 2017

As the weather starts to cool off, it's time to get clients thinking about home renovations to help weatherproof their homes from the outside and improve air quality inside. JELD-WEN – Windows for energy efficiency Did you know replacing windows with JELD-WEN's ENERGY STAR qualified models can improve energy efficiency by more than seven per cent? Materia...

October e-News Spruceland

October 4, 2017

Autumn is a great time for you or your homeowner clients to do annual maintenance and get ready for winter. Outdoor Maintenance checklist          Seal the cracks – Air and moisture not only make winter living uncomfortable but can cause structural damage if left alone. DAP has a number of sealants and foams for indoor and outdoor use that can quickly seal a home up tight....

Achieving infrastructure savings by setting global standards

September 14, 2017

Last month, the International Construction Measurement Standards Coalition (ICMSC) launched the International Construction Measurement Standard, which is intended to harmonize cost, classification, and benchmarking definitions across the construction industry. With significant portions of the world's spending each year focusing on infrastructure construction, it is becoming increasingly critical to ensure consistent communication reg...

September e-News Spruceland

September 11, 2017

Let the light in New windows are an excellent way for your clients to improve energy efficiency and enhance the look of their homes. JELD-WEN's window gallery offers a look at the many choices for home retrofits, including casement, single hung, awning and more. Check out JELD-WEN's tips on how to get the ...

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February 5, 2018

CertainTeed - For quiet and comfortable renovations Interior drywall can make a huge difference to indoor air quality, sound resistance...

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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...

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January 9, 2018

Proposal prohibits use, sale, import and export of toxic material, products  Canada is moving ahead with its promised asbestos ban by...

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