Naikoon’s Quality Protocol: A System of Checks and… More Checks

By |November 14th, 2017|blog|

We’ve begun the process of wrapping up a few projects this month, which makes this an ideal time to share a bit about how Naikoon does quality control. We’re a start-to-finish company, which means a client comes to us with an idea, and walks away with their vision realized and everything taken care of for […]

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We Love Our Apprentices!

By |November 11th, 2017|blog|

It’s Apprenticeship Recognition Week in BC, and we’re the first to acknowledge how pivotal our apprentices are to our operation.
What’s an apprentice?
Construction is an industry that requires more on-the-job experience than classroom learning (although classroom time is vital, as well). In BC, workers who wanted to become ticketed carpenters take a four year program through […]

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Official Trailer! BCIT Passive House Series, ft. Naikoon

By |November 3rd, 2017|blog|

We’re incredibly excited to share this trailer with you, as it represents the beginning of our most ambitious energy-efficient build yet.

In collaboration with an incredible client and BattersbyHowat Architecture, Inc., we’re building a home in West Vancouver that meets the highest energy standards of any of our projects yet. Our aim is Net Zero Energy, […]

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New BC Energy Step Code Encourages Net Zero & Passive House

By |October 25th, 2017|blog|

There’s a new provincial standard for building energy-efficient homes in BC, and we’re pretty excited about it.

The BC Energy Step Code, enacted in April of this year, is a province-wide guide to help builders gradually increase the energy efficiency of their projects. Step 1 of the code is basically in line with current building codes, […]

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Construction Cares

By |October 19th, 2017|blog|

We announced an event that’s very near and dear to us just this week on Facebook – on April 22nd we’re sponsoring Construction Cares at the Pipe Shop in North Vancouver.

The event is to support the Issac Foundation, in particular its Hunter Syndrome (MPSII) Research Fund, and net proceeds will be directly donated.

If you’re wondering […]

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