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Ottawa to create database of “low-carbon assets”

The National Research Council of Canada is holding meetings to research life cycle analyses in building products with a view to eventually creating a centralized database noting the LCA ratings of various products. The stated purpose is to make a “fair comparison” of projects possible.

Sherwin-Williams releases 2021 Colormix Forecast

Sherwin-Williams has released its annual call on what interior design colours will be hot for the next year.

Lowe’s and HomeAdvisor launch partnership to get pros leads

To further their commitment to keeping Pros working, Lowe’s and HomeAdvisor have announced they will help Pros get leads by offering Lowe’s for Pros Loyalty Program members a free, year-long HomeAdvisor subscription.

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Resources in southwestern Ontario for people needing assistance with accessibility

Ask and ye shall receive. Tracy C. has chimed in with some helpful information in response to a question about how to access financial assistance for home accessibility renovations in the Windsor, Ont., area. » Read more

Adding fireplace causes moisture

Jeffrey Daigneault remembers how condensation could cause a moisture problem in his father’s house. Might want to check out Steve Maxwell’s tips for preventing wet musty basements in our latest issue, Jeffrey. » Read more

A share in the blame

Roy has a few concerns with Mike Holmes’ forgiving approach to homeowners and suggests that in some cases, the contractors shouldn’t be the only ones shouldering the blame. » Read more