Monday, July 15, 2019

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Common Kitchen Plumbing Problems and Solutions

The kitchen is one of the busiest places in your house and has loads of plumbing pieces and appliances. Unfortunately, that means it is also at risk of multiple plumbing problems. Hot and cold water, the refrigerator with the ice machine, the...

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Government of Canada invests in Whistler passive house affordable rental building

WHISTLER, BC, July 15, 2019 /CNW/ - Local employees in Whistler will soon have access to a new 24-unit affordable rental housing building with the help of the National Housing Strategy's Rental Construction Financing initiative (RCFi) and...

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Sick building syndrome: When the air indoors hurts your health

As blogged on The Weather Network, we often talk about healthy living and quality of life but have you considered the quality of the air you breathe? Most of us spend up to 90% of our time indoors, according to many surveys. Add up the time you...

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Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion partner to bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building and design industry

CALGARY, AB (July 15, 2019) - Construction Links Network and ActiveConversion are pleased to announce their partnership that will bring next-gen online marketing technology to the construction, building, and design industry.   Advertising clients...

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Rental housing is being transformed into a planned economy in Germany

As blogged on Fee.org, Germany’s publicly traded real estate companies (Deutsche Wohnen, Vonovia, ADO, and others) have come under massive pressure in recent weeks. Many of their stockholders come from the United States and Great Britain, and...

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DataBid Blog – 245 Queen East Redevelopment Proposal

245 Queen East is a project by developer One Properties that has evolved several times since it was first proposed in 2016. The site is located on the south side of Queen east of Sherbourne and will include a mix of residential units, office and...

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Commercial Real Estate: Construction industry slow to take up technology

As reported in the Vancouver Sun, a critical shortage of skilled workers is usually the main problem that keeps most of B.C.’s builders up at night, but there’s another issue that should also be at the top of their minds: technology. The...

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NTA joins the International Code Council’s family of solutions

Washington, DC – The International Code Council announced today that it has acquired NTA, a leading provider of testing services, product certification, inspection, engineering, off-site construction plan review, and code evaluation. The...

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Ontario scraps affordable housing plan in Premier Ford’s riding

As reported in The Globe and Mail, the Ontario government has cancelled a plan to build affordable housing on a piece of unused provincial land in Premier Doug Ford’s Toronto riding, saying the original deal wasn’t good enough. Under a plan...

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