Archive for June 2011

Tories extend Home Energy program for a year

Energy auditors applaud $400 million ecoENERGY extension, Coalition calls for four-year commitment to sustain industry
Jun 6th, 2011 5:05 PM

Media Release

VANCOUVER, BC – (June 6, 2011) – Supporters of the Save ecoENERGY Coalition applaud the Harper government’s $400 million extension of the ecoENERGY Home Retrofit program, but say the one-year timeline is not enough to help the energy savings industry transition to self-sustainability.

“Home retrofit programs are great for the economy because they help families, businesses and trades people across the country,” says Jeff Murdock, vice-president of Building Insight Technologies, a Save ecoENERGY Coalition supporter. “But the on-again, off-again nature of these programs creates unpredictable conditions that make it difficult for businesses to develop a long-term approach.”

The Save ecoENERGY Coalition, a national group of energy saving organizations, has developed a three-step plan to help the energy savings industry achieve long-term self-sustainability. Read More

‎Ottawa housing remains balanced says OREB

Ottawa resale housing market remains in balance

Ottawa, June 3, 2011 – Members of the Ottawa Real Estate Board sold 1,659 residential properties in May through the Board’s Multiple Listing Service® system compared with 1,686 in May 2010, a decrease of 1.6 per cent.

Of those sales, 369 were in the condominium property class, while 1,290 were in the residential property class. The condominium property class includes any property, regardless of style (i.e. detached, semi-detached, apartment, stacked etc.), which is registered as a condominium, as well as properties, which are co-operatives, life leases and timeshares. The residential property class includes all other residential properties. Read the rest of this entry »

223 Stoneway Drive – $459,000

223 Stoneway Drive



Welcoming functional design. Spacious open main floor plan with gas fireplace in living area, gourmet eat-in kitchen with loads of cupboards, granite counters and high-end stainless appliances. Convenient main floor laundry. Master facing park with luxury ensuite. Finished basement includes private 4th bedroom and 3-piece bath. Backyard oasis with interlock, aboveground pool and connections for hot tub. Across from Stonecrest Park.

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