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  1. Green Building
    http://www.buildinggreen.com/auth/article.cfm/2010/11/24/LEED-Gold-Now-Required-for-Federal-Buildings/ This is a big deal. I anticipate an increase in initial costs for almost everyone involved. With change comes opportunity... Learn more about LEED at USGBC.
  2. Green Building
    Why would someone do a LEED project? I live in Vancouver BC canada, and it is not a requirement to build to LEED standards. Some builders, however, still do LEED projects. Why would someone do a LEED project? Does the government offer tax credits? Is it cheaper? Do homeowners pay...
  3. General Discussion
    As a siding contractor, I am considering getting LEED AP certification in an attempt to set my company ahead of the rest. Currently our company is probably in the top 3 for siding companies in Vancouver BC for volume and quality. Im wondering if, by getting LEED certified, will a General...
  4. Construction
    Working on finishing this. A company from the island came over and did the timberframing. Roof is done except for some small details. I was contacted by the architect/owner to help finish. Will be doing flashing, sealing, wrapping, cedar bevel siding, partition walls, tiling, and trim. Will...
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