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Orr named to Order of Canada

Saskatoon engineer who was a key driver in energy efficiency and conservation in homes is being made a member of the Order of Canada on Friday. Harold Orr was part of a team that put together the Saskatchewan Conservation House project back in 1977, during an acute energy crisis. The team from the Saskatchewan Research Council was tasked with building a solar house that could withstand Saskatchewan’s cold winters and hot summers.

Residential and renovation construction to continue during Ontario lockdown

Ontario premier Doug Ford has released a list of construction projects that will be deemed essential during the emergency lockdown. New residential construction where a footing permit has been granted will be allowed to go forward, as will residential renovation work. Commercial construction is restricted to a list of essential buildings and to maintenance services.

Niagara Home Builders support Ontario COVID measures

The Niagara Home Builders’ Association (NHBA) and the Ontario Home Builders’ Association (OHBA) believe the new COVID-19 restrictions announced by the Ontario government on Tuesday, January 12, 2021 are necessary.
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Successful Home Builder Embraces the “F” Word

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Reviews no guarantee of long-term quality

Like most shows, these are the most extremes cases that get filmed, Holmes, Dr Pimple Popper, any profession. My gripe is no one really teaches how to check a company properly. » Read more

Just one more expense

Just one more expense to spiral the cost of any type of construction up and up which will do more to keep people literally outside looking in due to the outrageously unaffordable, unattainable and unsustainable lunacy forced upon us by the (liberal) nanny state. » Read more

It’s not the boogeyman

I’ve had this same issue and kept me up till 4:30 one night wondering if was something evil or some vengeful or lunatic roaming outside. I prayed, smudged and thought of calling the police lol. » Read more

Canadian Rental Mart

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