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Dec. 22, 2020 | Josh Skapin

CMHC program can save "green" borrowers up to 25 per cent on mortgage insurance premiums

Along with lowering monthly utility bills, green home features can also cut costs for homeowners by reducing their mortgage insurance premium.

Depending on the home's degree of energy efficiency, up to a quarter of a borrower's premium can be covered by a rebate through the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. (CMHC) Green Home program.
Courtesy Brookfield Residential

July 10, 2019 | Terence Leung

SPONSORED: Brookfield Residential brings innovative townhomes to University District

Community, sustainability and design.

These are the pillars of the Ivy, Brookfield Residential's innovative townhome project in the 200-acre University District.

Courtesy Partners Development Group

June 19, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Diverse development: New multi-family offerings in Calgary's surrounding areas

Traditionally the domain of the single-family home, Calgary's outlying bedroom communities are stepping up their game with a wave of new multi-family offerings.

Courtesy Jayman Built

March 20, 2019 | Barb Livingstone

Jayman Built makes solar panels a standard feature for all new homes

More than 750 new single-family homes in Alberta will be powered by solar this year, as Jayman Built makes the green technology a standard feature in a first-of-its-kind offering by any Canadian builder.

Courtesy Excel Homes

March 20, 2019 | Andrea Cox

Builder's Corner: Excel Homes goes the extra mile with Built Green

For over 30 years, Excel Homes has been crafting homes with extraordinary style and attention to detail, winning numerous awards for its innovative designs.

But company COO Dean Campbell says that what really sets this homebuilder apart is its commitment to sustainability and the Built Green program.

June 05, 2014 | CREBNow

Built Green Canada challenging municipalities

With National Environment Week in full swing, Built Green Canada has issued a challenge to municipalities across the country to encourage green building as part of their policies.

Built Green, in a release, explained municipalities that incent builders to construct with more sustainable means using programs like Built Green reduce the load on civic infrastructure such as water, electrical, waste and more. 


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