Aerial of Pacific Homes & Truss

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Release of the ‘Case for Tall Wood Buildings’

  BC Wood shared a great article with us from Canadian Newswire about The Case for Tall Wood Buildings. Unconventional Thinking Helps Architects and Engineers ‘Find the Forest Through the Trees’ Guests at the Wood WORKS! BC Wood Design Awards last night were not only witness to an inspirational evening… Read More

Pacific Homes’ Largest Wall Panels!

 Our customer in Qualicum Bay, BC was nice enough to allow us to video the first stage of construction for his new garage. The truck’s crane was a huge help in maneuvering the walls into place for this Pacific Homes garage package. The garage is 24’x50’ with six 10’ high… Read More

New Homeowners Tax Incentive

The BC First-Time New Home Buyers’ Bonus Subject to approval by the legislature, the BC Government intends to implement a temporary BC First-Time New Home Buyers’ Bonus.  Effective February 21, 2012 to March 31, 2013, the bonus is a one-time refundable personal income tax credit worth up to $10,000. Click… Read More

He gets his small-scale castle without smoke, strata fees

By Pedro Arrais, Times Colonist There’s only one advantage to buying property next to a busy roadway – it’s typically less expensive than it would be further away from traffic noise. Doug Fleming was a man with a limited budget when he decided to go house-hunting. Fleming had been living… Read More

Green Building vs Sustainability

I wanted to share this great article about green building vs sustainability, and how these terms are better used in our industry. We in the construction and design industry are currently going through a greenwash, a saturation of sustainability. In fact, we may be creating it. This public sense of… Read More

Wood and Human Health

We’d like to share an article from BC Wood’s newsletter about the health benefits of wood.   BC Wood: – As the health benefits of wood become better understood, there is the potential to increase the specification of wood in hospitals, schools, and offices in Canada.  A recent FPInnovations / UBC… Read More

Comparing Apples to Apples or Apples to Oranges?

When shopping for any product or service, whether it’s something as small as a trinket or as large as a house, consumers will always investigate and compare!  It’s natural and we encourage our potential clients to do so when making their new home purchase. It would be easy to compare… Read More