SC Smith Affiliations
Built Green™ promotes construction of buildings that are healthier for the occupants and healthier for the environment. Sustainable or “green” building practices can reduce the tremendous impact that building has on both people and nature.
- Better energy efficiency means comfort and long term savings for the homeowner.
- Healthier indoor air means comfort, better health and peace of mind for the family.
- Durable, reduced-maintenance materials mean a longer life for the home and long term savings.
- Preserving natural resources means leaving more for future generations to enjoy.
VHBA (Victoria Home Builders Association)
The CHBA's membership includes new home builders, renovators, developers, trades, manufacturers, suppliers, lenders and other professionals - the companies and people who provide Canadians with quality housing from coast to coast. Members commit to act with integrity and professionalism in all aspects of their company's operations.
The CHBA's Standing Committees and Councils oversee the work of the Association in areas as diverse as technical and economic research, education and training, renovation, the environment, urban issues, warranty and marketing. Through the voluntary efforts of its members, the CHBA serves both consumers and producers of housing by promoting quality, affordability and choice in housing for all Canadians.
National Home Warranty
National Home Warranty is western Canada's leading warranty administrator, serving the needs of homebuyers since 1990. Acquired by Aviva Canada in 2008, National has more than 3,500 registered builders, providing new home warranty coverage to more than 15,000 homes annually in western Canada.
A home warranty offers a homeowner protection for or against defects in materials, workmanship and the structural integrity of their home or condo.