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Rare Find in River Heights

New eco-friendly home fits nicely in established neighbourhood

WHILE there are few downsides associated with living in River Heights, at least one one must be taken into consideration when considering purchasing a home in the community.

Get past the great location, mature, tree-lined streets and beguiling blend of homes -- many of which date back to the turn of the century or just after -- and a thought pops into your head.

By: By Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: November 8, 2014

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Nothing to Sneeze At

Fort Garry Home built with allergy reduction in mind.

Livability. It's a term oft bandied about when people talk about how user-friendly a new home is.

Suffice it to say, livability means more than simply endowing a new home with a great floor plan and a host of luxurious finishes, said Dueck Homes' Cal Dueck. "Our goal is to build an intelligently designed home in every aspect," he said.

By: Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: December 14, 2013

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Dueck Affordable Green Homes

Dueck homes began with a mission to bring affordable green Homes to Winnipeg.

Their very first house was built to Manitoba Hydro’s Gold power smart standard, and they have never looked back.

Shortly after they built their first homes, they registered to be R2000 builders. Then, when a client asked them to build a LEED registered home, they were more than ready to proceed.

By: ecoHouse Canada
Copyright© Dueck homes
Updated: Spring 2014 issue

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Split Personality

Wildwood Park home's lodge-style addition offers comfy contrast.

What do you do when you're from Manitoba and you love the ambience of ski lodges in Alberta and British Columbia?

Bring the lodge to you, that's what. Thus, when homeowners in Wildwood Park came to builder Cal Dueck with the idea of attaching a lodge-like addition to their existing home,

By: Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: January 28, 2012

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Raising The Roof

St. Vital home sits higher, has eco-friendly features and is functional.

It's easy to walk through a show home and take its design for granted.

What prospective buyers don't see is all the effort that went into that design.

By: Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: December 8, 2012

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Green Can Be Grand

Home combines amazing efficiency with stunning style.

When it comes to new homes, one key aspect of designs is all too often overlooked: what lies behind the walls and underneath the floors.

Granite countertops and finely crafted cabinetry

By: By Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: December 18, 2010

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Living Green

Home is eco-friendly and energy-efficient.South Pointe, Bridgwater Forest.

With so many new homes going up in spanking new developments these days (South Pointe, Bridgwater Forest), some noteworthy new--home projects in more secluded areas can get lost in the shuffle.

By: Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: February 6, 2010

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Comfort Class

Eco-friendly home is warmer in winter, cooler in summer.

Over the past several years, interest in eco-friendly homes has jumped dramatically. And justifiably so: Eco-friendly homes can save money and improve health in the long run. That's why custom-home builder Cal Dueck committed

By: Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: July 26, 2009

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Green From the Ground Up

Dueck home environmentally friendly from top to bottom.

In today's ballistically hot housing market, it's all too easy to find an infill lot, erect a good-looking home (at least, from the outside) and run off having made a quick profit. That's not Cal Dueck's building philosophy -- not by a long shot.

By: Todd Lewys
Copyright© Winnipeg Free Press
Updated: April 27, 2008

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