Happy Holidays! - Joyeuses Fêtes!

We would like to wish everyone a happy and safe holiday season! Please note the office will be closed on December 24th and will re-open on January 4th. Any phone calls or emails received during that time will be returned in the New…
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Announcing the Winners of the 2020 Photo Contest!

For the 2020 CSSBI Annual Photo Contest, all photos were submitted for adjudication by our panel of judges. Catherine Kilcoyne, Instructor at Conestoga College in the Architectural Technology ProgramLaura de Moraes Pedreira, 3rd-year…
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DIYers Use Steel to Build Decks as Lumber Prices Soar

Most people are spending more time at home these days. As a result, there has been a surge in do-it-yourself home improvement projects. A recent Porch.com survey found: 76% of homeowners have completed at least one home improvement project…
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Passive House Net Zero Energy Ready Case Study

One of the biggest challenges the world faces today is how to address and minimize climate change resulting from carbon and greenhouse gas emissions. Buildings constructed using conventional methods have and continue to consume…
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