Keith Construction Adds Solar

We are pleased to announce we have installed Solar panels to our Keith Construction office. With over 2000 hours of sunshine per year in the North Okanagan we felt it was important to tie into this renewable resource. We have tied into the Grid system with BC hydro and no batteries are required. With the cost of solar panels dropping in price, it now provides a low risk, high return
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Fall Maintenance

  Pillar To Post Home Inspectors recommends the following: With the days getting noticeably shorter, and maybe there’s a nip in the air – sure signs that fall is on its way. Now is the perfect time to get your home in shape before winter rolls in, while the weather is still pleasant enough for spending time outdoors. Seal it up: Caulk and seal around exterior door and window frames.
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Net Zero Building Science

With the R-2000 level fast becoming the code-built energy requirement for homes in many jurisdictions, there is a need to take energy efficiency to the next level, and make net-zero energy homes a reality. A net-zero energy home produces as much energy as it uses on an annual basis, and in turn accounts for all of the energy used, including energy used for space heating, hot water, ventilation, air conditioning,
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Client Trade Appreciation Event

Thanks to everyone that attended our event last night.  It was wonderful to see new and past clients as well as our fabulous tradespeople!  The event was a great success! The winning ticket for the Bellagio Patio Torch Heater is yellow ticket # 6910467.  Call the office if this is your ticket! We raised $2580 for the Okanagan College Foundation  – Vernon Trades Facility that will begin construction soon. Congratulations
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Master Builder Certification

Keith Construction is proud to announce that Ken Dahlen, our President,  has officially been designated as a Master Residential Builder in BC.  There are only a few CHBA certified Master Builders in our province at this time.  Very exciting!
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2 GOLD TOMMIE Awards

We are so proud to announce that on Saturday night, we were awarded 2 GOLD Tommie awards for the Spicer/Roman Residence and the Timberframe Home in the Woods, for Excellence in Single Family Homes.  Over 600 people were in attendance at the Gala in Kelowna.  Thank you to all of our exceptional clients, trades and staff.  Without all of you, these awards would not be possible!
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Winter Proof A Home

The Pillar To Post Home Inspectors Newsletter has some great ideas and tips your home. To read more, visit the following: Newsletter  
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Lighting comparison chart: T12s just can’t compete with LEDs

The annual energy cost of an LED using a lighting control is $11.28, compared to $27.83 for a T12 using magnetic ballasts. Our new fluorescent vs. LED comparison chart tells that story, and more. Fluorescents, LEDs go head-to-head: a comparison The results are in: the operating cost of an LED 50% less than that of a T12 If you’re wondering how much more efficient LEDs are than T12s, consider these
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Top Color Trend for 2016

Benjamin Moore has labeled “Simply White” as the Color of the Year for 2016.  This color remains constant in varied light sources, is able to exhibit dark and light shadows, helps to define our spaces, accepts and embraces any other color that you set next to it and best of all….it doesn’t go out of style. So if you are doing some painting, try Simply White! Happy painting!
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