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April 7, 2016


Steel frame construction offers many advantages over traditional reinforced concrete. These benefits include lower costs, sustainability and flexibility. A prefabricated structural steel frame can reduce overall building costs when compared to reinforced concrete. When inflation is taken into consideration, the cost of

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March 31, 2016


Compared to conventional structures, custom metal building systems offer many clear advantages. For starters, pre-engineered steel buildings are made with custom sized beams, in thickness and shape to match the specific needs of your building. Traditional steel buildings use standard-sized

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March 24, 2016


Most experts would agree that the most successful strategy for improving household energy efficiency is to focus on the cover of your home first. This means the walls, attic, windows, and doors. You can then turn your attention to the

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March 17, 2016


Between November 2013 and June 2014 more than 1,000 people took part in an Edmonton-wide conversation that helped us comprehend what we need to do most to make infill easier and better for everyone involved – residents, builders, neighbourhoods, and

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March 10, 2016


The 2016 Edmonton Home and Garden Show is truly an event that cannot be missed. It has more than 650 exhibitors, and experts from a huge range of fields offering great products and ideas for landscaping, decorating and renovating your

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March 3, 2016


Michael Homes Inc. custom and infill residences are built so that no two are ever the same. Each has its own distinctive personality that reflects the owner’s tastes and vision. Our projects are built on the foundations of quality craftsmanship,

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February 25, 2016


Living in close proximity to the downtown core has many lifestyle benefits associated with it. The largest draw for people is often the convenient proximity to amenities – such as coffee shops, convenience stores, and restaurants – all within a

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February 18, 2016


Solar power can help you save money in a variety of ways. Understanding the exact benefits for your home will give you a good idea as to just how much green this technology can put back in your wallet. Higher

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February 11, 2016


It’s a well-documented truth that renewable solar energy is an eco-friendly way to power your residence, but does it save as much for your pocket as it does for the environment? At the most basic level, solar power is energy

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February 4, 2016


Municipal officials in Edmonton are poised to make adjustments to the zoning bylaw so that our city can meet the growing demand for infill housing. Building a more compact and efficient city means constructing narrow-lot houses, semi-detached homes of all

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