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Benefits of Membership

VRBA is the industry’s leading advocate for housing affordability and professionalism. Canadian Contractor Magazine interviewed Casey Edge, Executive Director and this is what he had to say about housing affordability, BC Energy Step Code, zoning and other topics. 

VRBA membership benefits include:

  • New home and renovation projects delivered to VRBA builders/renovators via our online Expression of Interest  from consumers 
  • We partner with the Vancouver Island Construction Association to deliver education and training to licensed builders
  • A new online Suppliers’ Expression of Interest enabling contractors to submit projects to suppliers and receive quotes for products and services  
  • Free construction contracts: cost plus, fixed price, change order
  • Education presentations and seminars on energy efficient construction and other important industry subjects. We are a recognized education provider by the BC Housing’s Licensing and Consumer Services Branch delivering programs accredited for Continuing Professional Development points for BC’s licensed builders.  
  • Annual CARE Awards – the industry’s leading awards and marketing program showcasing Canada’s leaders in sustainable West Coast design and construction
  • Effective, efficient and affordable representation on national, provincial and local housing policies including National Building Code and BC Building Code. We are Canada’s leaders in housing policy research and advocacy on behalf of consumers and builders  
  • Many of our contractors are Built Green Certified. We work closely with Built Green Canada to achieve more sustainable construction, including energy efficiency and water conservation
  • Modern Code of Ethics
  • bClear – flexible and affordable benefits program
  • Networking and educational presentations at VRBA Dinner Meetings
  • Tickets to Victoria Royals hockey games & in 2018/19 World Junior Hockey Championship – members enter a draw for the games     
  • Giving back to the community through BC Children’s Hospital Festival of Trees, Canadian Cancer Society, Habitat for Humanity, Goldstream Chums, T-C Christmas Fund, CFAX Santa’s Anonymous   
  • Leading social media presence on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+ attracting thousands of followers plus a weekly column on industry issues in the Times Colonist newspaper 
  • “Member VRBA” logos

Membership fees are here.

Online application is here.

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