Now in its 60th year of operations, The Minto Group is a family-owned, fully integrated home builder, construction and property management company based in Ottawa with operations in Canada and Florida. Since 1955, The Minto Group has built more than 80,000 new homes, manages 17,000 residential rental homes and apartments, and carries a commercial portfolio of more than 2.5 million square feet of office and retail space. In addition to these holdings, the company owns and operates Canada’s largest portfolio of executive furnished suites.

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Jun 20


Ottawa developers built 'net zero' homes as province eyes 2030 deadline

Ontario's environment minister is dreaming of a day when all new homes generate as much energy as they use, but the people who build such homes say meeting his target date of 2030 won't be easy. Glen Murray announced the goal for "net zero carbon" homes in the new provincial climate change strategy in early June. He's promising changes to the building code to come into effect by 2030 at the lat ...

Mar 11


The Minto Group recognized by Owens Corning Canada and Natural Resources Canada for their contribution in an affordable net zero energy future for Canadians

On March 9th, 2016, Canada’s net zero home builders gathered in Ottawa, Ontario to celebrate the wrap up of the NRCan OC ecoEII Net Zero Energy Housing Project. Owens Corning Canada kindly recognized the Minto Group, along with four other builders across Canada for their hard work over the past four years. A total of 26 homes were built in four provinces as part of the Net-Zero Energy Hous ...

Feb 3


Check out Minto Group's Net Zero video!

Check out Minto's NET ZERO Energy Home in Killarney!

[embed][/embed] As Minto's NET ZERO Energy Home, the Killarney Show Home generates as much energy as it consumes – giving you the clean, comfortable living you need with the sophistication that you've earned.

Nov 6


Energy efficiency continues its evolution

JIM CARUK, TORONTO STAR. By now, we should all know that energy-efficient home renovations are a good idea. Heating and cooling our homes accounts for about 15 percent of the country's total greenhouse gas emissions. So conserving energy is not only good for the planet, but you save money while doing it. In many cases, these efficiency renovations more than pay for themselves over the lifeti ...

Oct 19


Ottawa builder’s net zero energy home unveiled

ADAM KVETON, OTTAWA COMMUNITY NEWS. Kanata North Coun. challenges Minto to make entire development energy neutral. Homebuilder Minto Communities Canada unveiled their net zero energy model home in their Kanata Arcadia development on Oct. 8 – one of 25 homes planned in a cross-Canada initiative to test technologies, builders and homebuyers. Minto implemented heating and insulation technologies ...

Oct 16


Minto unveils Net Zero Energy home in Kanata

BUILDING ONLINE. Minto Communities Canada has built a Net Zero Energy Ready (NZEr) home in Kanata’s Arcadia community as one of four newly designed show homes. Called The Killarney, it is projected to reduce total home energy consumption by 65 per cent, with even more potential energy saving through the use of optional solar panels post purchase. 2015

Minto unveils Net Zero Energy home

KRISTY CAMERON, CFRA-AM ONLINE. Minto has unveiled its new Net Zero Energy efficient home in Kanata. The new model is one of four newly designed homes in the Arcadia community off Palladium Drive, near Tanger Outlet Mall. Read More.

Oct 16


Model home tour: Minto opens four singles at Arcadia

ANITA MURRAY, OTTAWA CITIZEN. It’s taken more than three years, but Minto has finally opened a slate of models to showcase single-family homes in its blossoming Arcadia community in west Kanata. And if you like touring the CHEO dream homes that Minto provides to the lottery fundraiser every year, this quartet is a bit like dream homes on a realistic scale — not surprising since they’re ...

Oct 15


Minto's Path to Zero Energy Project Leads: Derek Hickson, Manager Sustainable Development Minto continues to build on its rich history of innovation in new home and community design with five Net Zero Energy Homes (NZEH) currently underway in its Arcadia community in Ottawa, Ontario. With an ultimate goal of Net Zero Energy Homes as the norm, not the exception, Minto is well down the path of bringing bett ...

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