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Plywood vs OSB (Oriented Strand Board)

 

The following photo succinctly communicates the reason we use plywood wherever we have the option to.

The reality is, OSB needs special consideration when being used in an exterior sheathing application compared to good ole' plywood. And this consideration is too often overlooked in many building designs.

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20 Years and Counting!

We are grateful to be celebrating 20 years of business success – We started out in 1996 as a developer of single family lots with custom home for resale.

Taking a very "hands on" approach with an attention to detail while building that first home has defined the business and our continuing operations.

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The Passive House Way

Passive House is the world's leading standard in energy efficient construction. The Passive House Standard ensures the best quality, comfort and energy efficiency. Passive Houses require very little energy to sustain comfortable temperatures in every season. (Even in Whistler's notably harsh Winters)

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How To Save with a Home Energy Evaluation

For a limited time, the Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is making it easier for builders to help homeowners to reduce monthly utility costs and improve building performance with a new Residential Energy Assessment Rebate Program.

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