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Keep Your Family Healthy: Make Your Next Home A Passive House

A Passive House is not only a great way to protect the environment but also your own health – and the health of your loved ones. Not sure how a house can help your health? There are actually several ways. How A Passive House Can Help Your Health   1. No drafts Drafts...

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When To Do Your Required Step Code Upgrades

The BC Energy Step Code is already in place for builds in most BC cities. By 2032, however, all homes in Canada must be Net-Zero. That means many Homeowners will have to make major renovations before then. What are these renovations – and when is the best time to do...

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Why The BC Energy Step Code Is Important

In April 2017, the provincial government adopted the BC Energy Step Code. While the Step Code has been embraced by many Cities, Builders, Designers and Homeowners, there are some people who have asked why it was created in the first place. Here at Draft On Site, we...

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The 7 Steps to Building a Custom Home

Building a custom home is exciting! At the same time, the process can feel intimidating, especially if you have not been through it before. In our experience, there are seven important steps to building a custom home with your Vancouver Home Designer… and an...

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BC Energy Step Code Requirements By City

The BC Energy Step Code has now been in place for over a year. However, we find many clients are still confused about how the Step Code works and what level is in place for them, mostly because each City implements its own rules about how the Step Code applies to...

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