The Canada Builds Green Directory
comprehensive fully detailed listing of Canada's top companies and
organizations that offer green building services and green services. The
database is a fully digital online directory that is hosted and maintained by
the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC). The directory can be accessed by
anyone who may be seeking a green builder in Canada.
Why Get Listed
There are many reasons to get your business
listed on the Canada Builds Green directory. The first and foremost reason is
that it connects you, and provides you with exposure to potential customers and
clients around the world. It also can put you in touch with potential partners
and distributors around the world. Getting listed is easy for businesses who
are already members of the CaGBC, as the basic listing is entirely FREE. Your
basic listing will include your business name, address and phone number.
Additionally, as a member you get additional
on upgraded listings, currently offering up to 50 per cent off
any upgrade. Non-members will need to pay a small fee.
With the new version of LEED now also putting
a big emphasis on the use of environmental product declarations (EPDs)
and the materials used for building projects, now is a great time to
make your products stand out to the market.
There are currently three different kinds
of listings available to green builders. These listings offer businesses of all
sizes with an opportunity to connect with potential customers. The three
different listings are:
The basic listing offers businesses with a listing
that includes the company name, a field of work, the company address, a phone
number as well Email to a friend and add to Favourites. This is free for members.
The enhanced listing offers businesses with a listing that includes basic
features above and adds fax number, website link, E-mail link, summary
description and member web-badges to the package.t
The showcase listing offers businesses with a very robust listing that includes
company name in a large font, unlimited fields of work, social liking on
Facebook Google+, a company overview
with a full description of the business and service, a large badge and contact
option, stylized contact information that includes address, phone number, fax,
website, email address and more. It also includes the company logo, a photo
gallery, slideshow, Google map, the
option to print, and Email. The listing
is also features above basic and enhanced listings.
The Database User Experience
The Canada Builds Green directory is very
easy to use for the end user and is entirely free to browse. Anyone from a
homeowner to a property management company and anyone in between can search the
listings to find services they may be seeking. The website presents the
information in a very visually pleasing way. With search functionality it makes
it very easy for people to find exactly what they are looking for – and with
Showcase listings displayed first, those businesses will generate more
potential customers than the other listing types.
Overall, the Canada Builds Green Directory
must for any company that is currently offering services in the green industry.
Members of the CaGBC are provided with a basic listing absolutely free and with
plenty of upgrade options available at a discounted price, there is no excuse
not to have your company listed there. The benefits of the database are many,
but connecting with potential customers is the top reason to be on the