News

Collage of alternative building awards and news articles
  • Evolve Builders Covid-19 Update

    March 24, 2020

    Update on Essential Business Operations As you may by now know, the province has now included residential construction as an “essential” service. It seems that they are playing rather loosely

  • Office Working Remotely

    March 23, 2020

    Evolve Business Continues from Home Hello all, The COVID sands keeps shifting as quickly as we can prepare new plans to keep our clients and our team safe and projects

  • Construction Precautions During Covid-19

    March 18, 2020

    Evolve Builders Site Protocols Updated Information, recommendations and requirements regarding the COVID-19 outbreak continue to evolve. As you might expect, Evolve Builders Group is taking proactive steps to address the

  • Passive Buildings Canada – “Boots on the Ground” Kitchener

    March 4, 2020

    Missed the Passive Buildings Canada event in Kitchener this past January? Couldn’t scrounge a ticket to this sold out gathering? You are in luck! Here is our Ben Polley and

  • Evolve-Built Passive House Featured in New E-Book

    July 8, 2019

    Read About Wild Leek Farm — one of Evolve’s Passive House (Passiv Haus) Buildings — in Passive House Canada: Transforming How We Build Evolve Builders has been focusing on further

  • Globe and Mail Article featuring Guelph Energy Retrofit

    February 13, 2019

    Dave Leblanc of the Architourist takes a deeper look into the Guelph Deep Energy Retrofit with Solares Architecture completed in 2017. He interviews Ben and they discuss the types of

  • Energy Retrofit with Solares Architecture

    May 14, 2017

    Ben Polley and Christine Lolley (Solares Architecture) on Deep Energy Retrofit This 2017 project near downtown Guelph included a fully renovated main floor and an underpinned basement to allow for

  • Ben Polley on Cover of Canadian Contractor Magazine

    February 1, 2016

    Detailed article about Ben the ‘Green Builder Extraordinaire’ and a look at the Reno Focus event which was essentially an organized focus group discussion for 32 Canadian Contractors. These leading

  • Strawbale Home Honoured as Top 10 in Green Architecture

    January 4, 2016

    Modern urban straw bale home ranked among best stories from around the world From high rises adorned with vertical forests to teeny tiny houses, Evolve Builders is excited to have