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Nov262013

Homebuilders Care Project Completed at Brunswick Street Mission

November 26, 2013 – NSHBA members and volunteers join Mayor Mike Savage for the official ribbon cutting ceremony and BBQ at the Brunswick Street Mission in Halifax

HALIFAX, NS - - The Nova Scotia Home Builders’ Association’s (NSHBA) Homebuilders Care Program has just completed $100,000 worth of renovations, including new water conserving plumbing fixtures, energy efficient windows, interior painting, wood siding for the front elevation, as well as new eavestrough and downspouts at Brunswick Street Mission.

To celebrate the renovation completion, an official ribbon cutting and BBQ ceremony took place on Monday, November 25 at the Brunswick Street Mission at 12:00 noon with HRM Mayor Mike Savage, NSHBA CEO Paul Pettipas, NSHBA members and Brunswick Street Mission patrons.

“By making Brunswick Street Mission more energy efficient, we are able to provide them with an opportunity to spend more of their resources on their clients and less on building maintenance and upgrades,” says Paul Pettipas, NSHBA CEO. “Working with our members, staff and clients of the Brunswick Street Mission has been an incredibly worthwhile experience for everyone.”

The Nova Scotia Home Builders’ Association is the representative voice of the residential construction industry in Nova Scotia. The mission of the Association is to provide professionalism in all aspects of our industry and provide quality, affordable housing choices for Nova Scotians. The Homebuilders Care program was developed in an effort to meet the needs of non-profit organizations that help others but have issues with the space they work in.

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