A recent report published by TrustedPros, a nation-wide contractor review website, states that 70 per cent of surveyed Canadian contractors do not think homeowners do enough research prior to hiring home renovation professionals.
The Canadian Construction Association (CCA) released “Informing the Future: The 2016 Canadian Infrastructure Report Card,” which demonstrates the urgent need for sustained strategic infrastructure investment across Canadian municipalities.
A new report on green condominiums in Toronto finds resale prices increase when projects are Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)-certified. TD Economics’ “The Market Benefits of Green Condos in Toronto” stated LEED-certified buildings represent an increasing share of new construction, including the condo market.
The demand for plumbing fixtures around the world is projected to advance to more than $70 billion by 2018. A recent study by industry market research firm, Freedonia Group, forecasts global plumbing demand will increase at 5.3 per cent annually, largely due to Asia/Pacific region’s need growing the fastest.