June 4, 2019 - Author : Marika Luczi
Kelowna, BC – The Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today its opposition to the Private Members’ Bill M 223, Prompt Payment (Builders Lien) Act, introduced in the B.C. Legislature... Read More
May 13, 2019 - Author : Marika Luczi
This past weekend, three members of the Canadian Home Building Association Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) won the highest accolade in the Canadian Home Building industry. At its 76th National Conference in Niagara Falls, the CHBA announced its... Read More
May 7, 2019 - Author : Marika Luczi
Kelowna’s Energy Step Code Implementation Strategy was endorsed by Council on May 6th, 2019 for Part 9 residential buildings. Below is some information including key dates, rebates and next steps. Key Implementation... Read More
March 1, 2019 - Author : Marika Luczi
3rd Generation Homes president is first female to step into the role KELOWNA, BC – The Canadian Home Builders’ Association Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today that Cassidy deVeer is its new president.... Read More
January 19, 2019 - Author : Marika Luczi
Congratulations to our 2019 Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence Winners! Kitchen Design (New Home) $70K & Under Sunterra Custom Homes – Positive Outlook Sticks + Stones Design... Read More
December 4, 2018 - Author : Marika Luczi
The CHBA Central Okanagan has conducted an in depth study on the BC Energy Step Code.  Our results have confirmed that implementation of the BC Energy Step Code will add significant costs to entry level homes across the Okanagan.  With 50% of... Read More
October 26, 2018 - Author : Marika Luczi
When it comes to climate change and greenhouse gas emissions, the housing sector is a Canadian success story. The residential sector is the only sector to meet original Kyoto Protocol reduction targets. From 1990 to 2014, GHG emissions in the... Read More
August 29, 2018 - Author : Marika Luczi
The City of Kelowna has put a new provincially-mandated energy reduction program for new construction on hold. City council made the move Monday in order to get a cost analysis being prepared by the Canadian Home Builders Association. Known... Read More