Better Builder Magazine Features Priority Green Clarington!

Better Builder Summer 2014 Issue 10

Priority Green Clarington’s Green Demonstration Project has been featured in the summer issue of Better Builder Magazine!

Click on the cover image (left) to access this latest issue, or visit

Articles you’ll want to be sure to turn to include…

Supporting Green Development Through Demonstration (Page 18), authored by the Municipality’s Priority Green Clarington Coordinator, Amy Burke, provides an introduction to the Green Demonstration Project’s goals, partner builders, and energy and water monitoring plans, as well as the potential opportunities from this study for the community.

In Three Perspectives – Small Town Feel and High Density Building (Page 21) Mayor Adrian Foster and Councillor Wendy Partner speak with journalist Aaron Kothiringer about the early roots of Priority Green Clarington, future aspirations for the initiative and important challenges that Clarington will face in planning for growth and sustainable development.

Green Country (Page 10) by Alex Newman speaks with our three partner builders – Brookfield Residential, Halminen Homes and Jeffery Homes – about their past experience with green construction practices and their eagerness to expand their sustainability knowledge through Priority Green Clarington’s Green Demonstration Project.

PRIORITY GREEN Clarington (Page 16) by Tracy Hanes examines some of the green practices being implemented in our six study homes and the collaborative process that was followed to identify these opportunities with our builder partners.

Learn more about the Green Demonstration Project here.

In addition to the Green Demonstration Project, Priority Green Clarington will involve the enhancement of policies, criteria, approval measures and incentives to encourage green development from the initial design of a neighbourhood through home construction.

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