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What’s under that Green Roof? Green Roofs 101

We see these roofs on ground-breaking green buildings. We may even know that they help to moderate a building’s temperature and control storm water in urban areas. But what makes them work? What different kinds of technology are used? If … Continue reading

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Amazing Stagecoach Replica Coated With Broda

If you’re ever in Stukely-Sud, Quebec, then maybe you’ll be there for their Country Festival. Featuring country music, Michoui (which is a whole lamb spit roasted on a barbecue), famous people and a big parade led by this stunning replica … Continue reading

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Village COOP parking lot in St-Etienne-de-Bolton Gets Broda Treatment

Here’s a quick little post about a great little project. This lovely small Village COOP parking lot in St-Etienne-de-Bolton, Québec had their notice board and fencing finished with 2 coats each of Broda Pro-Tek-Tor DR 101 Cedar and 234 Sea … Continue reading

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Aboriginal Learning & Cultural Centre at Royal Roads University in Victoria

The Aboriginal Learning & Cultural Centre, at Royal Roads University, designed by McFarland Marceau Architects and built by Kinetic Construction, is situated at a tranquil spot on the edge of Esquimalt Lagoon, with delightful views in every direction. The design … Continue reading

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BRODA ® adds finishing touches to a beautiful Quebec Chalet.

While our products are made in BC, there is a growing community of builders, architects and homeowners in La Belle Province who also appreciate our all-weather durability and low-VOC user-friendly stains and finishes. Our CBR Products Quebec distributor, Claude Joyal, … Continue reading

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Green Building Certification Systems Explained

Buildings in Canada are responsible for 30 – 40% of our greenhouse gas emissions. So making them more efficient and sustainable is critical. But the maze of certifications and ratings is enough to turn even the greenest builder a ripe … Continue reading

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Childcare Centre built to LEED standards w/ Broda Clarity + Pro-Thane

Hastings Park Childcare Centre, in Vancouver, is a fantastic 7,100 square foot facility that sits beautifully located on Renfrew Street on a sloped hill facing mountain views and opening out to a lovely view of the racetrack.  It has 44 … Continue reading

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South Bonson Community Centre

The South Bonson Community Centre is the heart of the Pitt Meadow community of Bonson.  The setting is beautifully located on the banks of the Fraser River on the site of an old saw mill. There are clusters of townhouses, … Continue reading

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Bark Shingled Homes = Ummm…Awesome!

I was recently perusing the interwebs when something caught my eye. Bark houses it said. I thought, pfft, nah….that’d never hold up, but I couldn’t be more wrong! The home of writer Nan Chase has proven to be an amazing … Continue reading

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Just A Couple Of Great Vids On AFM Safecoat!

Here’s a couple of great videos! First up, we have Jay Watts, from AFM Safecoat, discussing how to use AFM Safeseal correctly and some of the dos and don’ts. Jay gives a fantastic clarification of this product. Click here to … Continue reading

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