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HCRA charges Ideal (BC) Developments Inc. with illegal home sales

Ontario’s Home Construction Regulatory Authority (HCRA) has charged Ideal (BC) Developments Inc. with 10 counts under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and one count under the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017. This is the first such action by the HCRA, which began operations in February of this year.

The Hammer episode #16: Having the Right Conversations about Net Zero – Gord Cooke, Building Knowledge

Gord Cooke, CEO of Building Knowledge in Cambridge, Ont., doesn’t have much time for talk about ROI when it comes to justifying higher performance windows and other building products in residential construction. Do we talk about ROI when buying a TV? A car? For too long, Cooke says, we’ve bought into the paradigm that the only way to sell energy-efficient products is to convince homeowners that they will save more money on energy than the marginal sticker price on the product. That’s just one of the out-of-the-box insights Cooke drops in this month’s episode of The Hammer. Enjoy!

HKA expands construction practice in Canada

HKA has significantly enhanced its construction consulting capabilities in Canada with the addition of nine executives across its Montreal and Calgary operations. With the new hires, HKA now employs 37 construction consulting executives in Canada, including nine testifying experts, making it one of the largest construction claims practices in the country.
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