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Our Values...

At Petra Building Solutions Inc. we work hard to help Construction professionals find the best  construction products available.  We bring you the best products for the best prices for the Montreal , Ottawa and Kingston construction markets.  The kind of products that will make your clients highly talk about you.
Our products are environmentally friendly, and are mostly made in Canada.  They are easy to install   
saving you money on labor and helping you move-on faster to the next project, while leaving a great impression on your customers.   Read more..

We would like to meet with you, and we would like you to know who we are and what we stand for.  In order to do so, we offer a free presentation for you and your team about a subject of our expertise of your choice.     
So let us meet soon...!

​​ Presentation Subjects:

1-  Climate Change and its Effects
2-  Petra Products' Overview
Structural Insulated Panels 
  Radiant Heating Systems
6-  Green Buildings 

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Green Buildings, What Are They?

LEED Building, Passive House and Net-Zero 

A Green building is a sustainable and environmentally friendly building.  To deserve the green building status, care about the sustainable construction details should be given from the design stage, all the way through the construction process, to the occupation stage, until the end of the life cycle of the building. 

 Therefore, green construction projects do not only involve using green products, but also taking into consideration the land situation, the potential orientation of the building, the efficiency of the construction process, and the education of the occupants of the building on how to operate it efficiently.  Those are just a few examples of what contributes to a sustainable building.  
LEED, Passive House, and other green building standards are simply third party standards that ensure your building has met these criteria and can be certified as a green building.  To learn more about green buildings and sustainable construction strategies, please check our services to see how we can help you achieve your green building goals .

Are these standards achievable in cold climates like in Canada?

The short answer to this question is yes.  Despite the extreme cold weather in cities like Montreal, Ottawa and Kingston, a careful design that takes into account the possible passive heating and cooling of the building and attention to details during construction will make it possible to achieve the strictest standards in green buildings.   To learn more how we can help you achieve these standards please visit our Services page.

News & Blogs

Building SIP’s Onsite - A Sustainable Solution over Politics 

While many of you may already be aware of the advantages of using Structural Insulated Panels (SIPs), we see some cities, such as Ottawa and Brantford, being reluctant to the idea of prefabrication in general. Although their reasons are clear, as they want to ensure the structural integrity of the buildings, they do not necessarily constitute an impediment for the use of SIPs.   
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Ontario’s plan to tackle Climate Change and how it will affect you…

Last time I have posted a Globe and Mail article about Ontario’s plan to shift to electric heating for all new residential building, I thought today I would share some thoughts you about this plan.

After successfully phasing out coal, Ontario is moving forward with tackling other fossil fuels as part of the liberal government’s plan to fight Global Warming. 
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SIPs Vs. Conventional built

Structurally Insulated Panels (SIPs) have been around for some time, and have earned the reputation of being more energy efficient than conventionally built buildings. However, there is more to them that make them a better solution:
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