Is your balcony costing you heat & energy?

By |January 11th, 2018|blog|

Did you know your home’s insulation may be up to 60% less energy efficient if you don’t have what’s called thermal breaks between your patio and your indoor framing?

A study conducted in 2014 by Building Science Labs explored the effect of thermal bridging on the r-value of a home, or, in non-builder terms, how much […]

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A Grid-Tied Solar Panel Array for Rondoval

By |December 20th, 2017|blog|

Last week we installed a large solar panel array at our Rondoval project, situated on a piece of land that overlooks North Vancouver.

The system is capable of generating 8.12 kW (kilowatts) at peak output. However, the amount of energy being produced really depends on the level of light available. The brighter the conditions, the more energy production the […]

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Naikoon Holiday Party

By |December 13th, 2017|blog|

The Naikoon team got together at the end of last week to raise a glass at the Three Brits Pub, boogie down to the musical stylings  of Mark Woodyard, win some prizes, and generally celebrate the end of another great year.

(Images thanks to our project coordinator and talented amateur photographer, Simon Wong.)

 

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Master Residential Builders at Naikoon

By |December 5th, 2017|blog|

We’re extremely proud to congratulate three of our team members on recently acquiring Master Residential Builder status.

Project coordinator Dean Liu, site project managers Tyler Waddell, and Ryan Simpson have spent the last two years completing the program, which entailed 11 courses (all of which had to be passed with a grade of 80% or higher), […]

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Lawrence Place Exterior

By |November 30th, 2017|blog|

Introducing… the outside of Lawrence Place!

We completed this project at the end of 2016, but were waiting patiently for the perfect fall day to photograph its exterior.

Steven Jin of Mocoro Studio (the space’s interior designer) captured some beautiful shots of the home on a blustery autumn day.

The house has a slightly more classic exterior than […]

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