CHBA CEO Kevin Lee appears before Senate Committee on Energy to talk about Net Zero, transition to low-carbon economy – Canadian Home Builders’ Association

CHBA CEO Kevin Lee testified before the Standing Senate Committee on Energy, the Environment and Natural Resources as part of its study on the effects of transitioning to a low carbon economy. Over the fall the Committee will be studying the built environment, with a report due in the Spring.   Kevin’s remarks focused on[…]

OHBA Special Recognition Awards

Excerpt from OHBA Awards Presentation Event – We are taking this opportunity to applaud these individuals who have been of great service to their local association, with particular dedication to the planning of the events we are enjoying – including an unforgettable opening reception and party up close to the mighty Falls last night! These[…]

2017 Conference Opening Night at Hornblower Cruises

                               

Building a Nation – one home at a time.

At September 27, 2017 By jtaylor In Blog Email  jowi@sixstringnation.com Back in 1995 I had a dream about an instrument that would somehow house a million stories of Canada. After 11 years of research and consultation and collaboration with many others, luthier George Rizsanyi executed that vision using the materials I collected and he made it[…]

OHBA ANNOUNCES 2017 AWARDS OF DISTINCTION WINNERS

The Ontario Home Builders’ Association 2017 Awards of Distinction celebrate excellence in building, renovation, design, sales and marketing in the homebuilding industry across Ontario. At the association’s annual conference at Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort, two Niagara Home Builders’ Association members received awards in the following categories:   Rinaldi Homes for: Carrier Residence- Fonthill for the[…]

OHBA 2017 Annual Conference and Awards of Distinction

Plan to Attend! Enjoy an “Evening by the River” with colleagues and friends… Informative Seminars that will benefit your business… the President’s Gala and a Post Party “With a Beat”…a “Taste of Niagara” with offsite events… and celebrate with the winners at the Awards of Distinction Gala and After Party. Registration details at  http://conference.ohba.ca

OHBA 2017 Awards of Distinction FINALISTS Announced

Please join me in congratulating our NHBA Finalists in the  OHBA 2017 Awards of Distinction! Lucchetta Homes Rinaldi Homes Mountainview Homes Homes by Hendriks Homes by DeSantis Windrush Hill Construction Kenmore Homes (Niagara Falls) Inc Winners will be announced at OHBA Conference Awards of Distinction Gala, Tuesday September 26, 2017. Awards_of_Distinction_Finalist_List-2017-FINAL

Working At Heights Training

A friendly reminder!!… Workers have until October 1, 2017 to complete an approved working at heights training program. The MOL granted a one-time extension to comply with the new OHS working at heights training regulation and only under the following condition: Workers must have previously completed Fall Protection training that met the requirements of section 26(1) of Ontario Reg.[…]

CHBA President Eric DenOuden cross -Canada trek enters last Leg

CHBA President Eric DenOuden is doing his part this summer cycling across the country to end the cycle of poverty. Nine weeks, nearly 7,000 kilometres and 135 riders— June 26 in Vancouver, British Columbia, DenOuden  kicked  off his cross-Canada trek to raise awareness and funds to fight poverty with Sea to Sea, a cycling project[…]

CHBA Qualified Net Zero Training

To-date 3 training courses have been developed for the Net Zero Home Labelling Program. More will continue to be developed for additional key stakeholders. CHBA Net Zero Building Science Training CHBA Net Zero Energy Advisor Training CHBA Net Zero Sales Training The CHBA Net Zero training courses can only be taken through CHBA Qualified Net[…]