CARE Awards 2018
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Built Green For Your Family And The Planet

With concerns about climate change and global sustainability, homebuyers will want to explore the benefits of a Built Green™ home.

 

Built Green™ homes are energy efficient, healthier for the family and better for the environment. Built Green™ homes offer:

 

• Greater energy efficiency and long-term saving

 

• For an 82 Energuide rating, save 10 per cent on CMHC mortgage loan insurance

 

• Healthier indoor air

 

• Durable materials requiring less maintenance

 

• Preservation of natural resources

 

• Builders are certified through an education program

 

Everyone appreciates the value of greater energy efficiency, reduced water usage, healthier indoor air and improved comfort. Built Green™ homes represent a commitment to future generations. The program focuses on four areas:

 

• Energy efficiency

 

• Indoor air quality

 

• Resource use (including waste management)

 

• Overall environmental impact

 

Consumers choose their own achievement and affordability level depending on the package and price point that works for you. To access a list of local Built Green™ builders, visit vrba.ca. For more information on the program, visit: builtgreencanada.ca