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Better Builder Magazine - the builder's source.

Better Builder Magazine brings together premium product manufactures and leading builders to create better differentiated homes and buildings that use less energy, save water and reduce our impact on the environment. The magazine is published four times a year .

 

Photo of Better Builder Magazine   Better Builder Issue 18 - Summer 2016

In this Issue:

  • Designing HVAC Systems
  • Small is Beautiful
  • Home is Where the Heart Is
  • RenewABILITY Celebrates 15 Years
  • Homes of Tomorrow, Today

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Better Builder Issue 17 - Spring 2016

In this Issue:

  • Modular Steel Structures
  • The House that Amvic Built
  • Landmark Homes
  • Building Better with EIFS
  • Man of Steel
  • Is Wood Good? Part II

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Better Builder Issue 16 - Winter 2015

In this Issue:

  • Living the Best with LIV Communities
  • Are We Setting the Bar Too High?
  • Mentoring Change with Builders
  • Envelope - First Things First
  • The Path to Continual Improvement

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Better Builder Issue 15 - Fall 2015

In this Issue:

  • Renovations and Missed Opportunities
  • Top Five Reno Must Dos
  • Renovation Time Bombs
  • High Performance Renovation
  • Climate Change and Existing Homes

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Better Builder Issue 14 - Summer 2015

In this Issue:

  • The Home of the Future Now
  • Are We Near Near Zero?
  • The Renewables Sweet Spot
  • PVT-A Panel Discussion
  • Getting Off the Grid
  • The Trouble With Windows

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Better Builder Issue 13 - Spring 2015

In this Issue:

  • Solterre Design - Great Green Architecture
  • Are You Future Proofed?
  • High Performance HRVs and Controls
  • Net Zero Houses Raise Many Questions
  • Right Sizing Matters!
  • Net Zero! Are We Ready?

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Better Builder Issue 12 - Winter 2014

In this Issue:

  • Less Water Equals More Lots 
  • Making Sense of CSA P.9-11
  • Rainwater for Use in Laundry
  • Field Testing Sustainability in New Homes
  • Water Pipe Sizing in OBC: A Solution Looking for a Problem 

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Green construction, solar energy, Air quality Better Builder Issue 11 - Fall 2014

In this Issue:

  • Some Lessons Learned Building Healthy 
  • To Have an HRV or Not
  • Living in the Clear
  • Daylight and Air Quality Become Standard
  • Tighter Homes with More Insulation - Where Did the Water Go? 

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Better Builder Issue 10 - Summer 2014

In this Issue:

  • Priority Green Clarington 
  • Doing the Right Thing 
  • The Value of Engagement 
  • Code Cooperation
  • Spray Foam and Thermal Barriers 
  • What Home Buyers Want 

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  Better Builder Issue 9 - Spring 2014

In this Issue:

  • North Star Homes - A Shining Star in Markham
  • HVAC for Multi Unit Residential Buildings
  • Tool for Residential Wall Design
  • Exploring Alternative Housing Forms
  • Options for Homes - Creates More Affordable Homes
  • Six Storey Wood is Coming to Ontario

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Better Builder Magazine, Winter 2014
  Better Builder Issue 8 - Winter 2013

In this Issue:

  • One of the Best - Steve Tobey Takes Us Back to School
  • Best Choices for Addressing 2017 OBC Changes
  • Best Demo Projects of the Past
  • Best Approaches for Designing Mechanicals
  • Best Way to Renovate - Integrating the Past, Present and Future

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Better Builder Magazine, Fall 2013
  Better Builder Issue 7 - Fall 2013

In this Issue:

  • Garden Homes: Always Better Than Code
  • Customer Perception of Insulation
  • Insulation: How much is Enough?
  • Savings and Benefits From Future Proofing an Existing Home
  • Canada Net Zero Demonstration Project
  • The Optimum Basement Wall

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Better Builder Magazine, Spring 2013
  Better Builder Issue 6 - Summer 2013

In this Issue:

  • Mike Martino Looks at 40 Years of Energy Efficiency
  • Upcoming OBC Changes
  • Mechanicals for High Performance Homes
  • Savings By Design: Zancor Homes
  • DWHR in SB-12
  • Ani Gets the Green!

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Better Builder Magazine, Spring 2013
  Better Builder Issue 5 - Spring 2013

In this Issue:

  • Future Proofing: Choosing Right Now
  • PV That Makes Sense
  • Future Proofing with HERS
  • Passive House and Resilient Homes
  • Greywater and Solar Ready Rough-Ins

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Better Builder Magazine, Winter 2012
  Better Builder Issue 4 - Winter 2012

In this Issue:

  • Anti Bogovic Walks What She Talks
  • Choosing the right HRV/ERV Part 2
  • The Importance of Air Barrier Detailing
  • PAPER: Property Assessed Payments for Energy Retrofits
  • The Better Half; Women in Building

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Better Builder Magazine, Fall 2012
  Better Builder Issue 3 - Fall 2012

In this Issue:

  • IDP in RENOVATIONS
  • Multi-unit RETROFITS
  • Whole House RATINGS
  • Municipal Approvals - Labels VS Lists
  • How To Choose an HRV
  • George Brown and the Argile Project

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Better Builder Magazine, Summer 2012
  Better Builder Magazine Issue 2 - Summer 2012

In this Issue:

  • Dinner of Champions
  • Radon in Basements
  • Better Envelopes Smaller Mechanical Systems
  • Site Specific
  • Cross Border Challenge Goes to Denver

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  Better Builder Magazine Issue 1 - Spring 2012

In this Issue:

  • Better Building Through Integrated Design
  • The End of ecoEnergy
  • Cross Border Challenge Goes West
  • Better Basements
  • Best Wall Study

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