Architects / Designers
- Canadian Home Builders Association - The CHBA represents residential home building and remodeling industry members across Canada. Known as “the voice of the housing industry,” the CHBA is committed to supporting the success of their members and while delivering quality and affordability to consumers.
- SAWDAC & Renovation Canada - SAWDAC, Siding and Window Dealers association of Canada is committed to educating consumers on criteria to look for in hiring a contractor. Also comitted to educating contractors on procedures and standards required to maintain SAWDAC certification.
- Roofing Association of Canada - Formed in 1960 for National unity for roofing contractors.
Energy efficiency and green buildinng
- Heschong Mahone Group - A professional consulting firm which has done many studies in the field of building energy efficiency.
- ENERGY STAR - A government-backed program helping businesses and individuals protect the environment through superior energy efficiency.
- National Fenestration Rating Council - A non-profit, public/private organization created by the window, door and skylight industry. It is comprised of manufacturers, suppliers, builders, architects and designers, specifiers, code officials, utilities and government agencies. NFRC provides consistent ratings on window, door and skylight products.
- The Green Building Initiative™ - The GBI is a not for profit organization whose mission is to accelerate the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings by promoting credible and practical green building approaches for residential and commercial construction.