Monthly Archives: June 2018

Building Smart with Airtightness Testing: Part One – the Essentials

Register now for BC Housing’s new Airtightness Testing Seminar or Webinar on June 26th! A building enclosure with good airtightness can provide major energy savings. Potential heat loss due to air leakage through an enclosure with poor airtightness has a significant and measurable impact on the required heating energy for a building. Building codes require that building enclosures include continuous air barriers. The integrity of those air barriers can only be measured with an airtightness test. Airtightness testing is typically carried out using blower fans to pressurize and depressurize the building … Read More

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ULI BC: 40 Years in 60 Minutes: A Talk with Bob Rennie June 5 2018 @ Vancouver International Film Centre Theatre

On Tuesday, June 5th, guests of ULI BC enjoyed coffee and breakfast with Bob Rennie of Rennie. Patti Glass of Grosvenor moderated a discussion with Bob to a sold out crowd that covered Bob’s experience over 40 years, the catalytic moments in his career and for our city, and his thoughts on what the future has in store. Below is a recap of the discussion for all to enjoy. Presenting Sponsors: Grosvenor and Rennie Venue Sponsor: McCarthy Tetreault Coffee Sponsor: BMO A Warm, Well-Brewed Welcome Bob Rennie was warmly received to … Read More

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MLA Canada June Pre-Sale Report

June 2018 Report Highlights: APRIL // Sales for new units being released and sold within in the month was 43 per cent, likely a result of no recent new high-rises launched, and a relatively low number of homes released. MAY // As predicted, it was a strong month in pre-sales with 1,560 homes released, achieving a 70 per cent absorption rate of new inventory in May. JUNE // The forecast for this month is a launch of 17 pre-sale projects, totaling 1,335 homes, with nearly 90 per cent of total inventory coming to … Read More

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