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New Saarman Mugs & Happy New Year

Happy New Year to all our friends, clients, and colleagues! At the beginning of each New Year, we collaborate with Bruce Yelaska from Bruce Yelaska Design to introduce new artwork for our latest Saarman mug that we give to our employees and all of you. This year’s theme is “Guiding Communities to New Heights.” The…

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We Love Us & You

Yes, we love us; our company, our team, and the families that support our team. We love what we do and all of this love directly helps YOU, our client! At Saarman Construction Ltd., we begin the work of serving our clients internally, by nurturing and cultivating our team so we can support your projects…

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New Technology: Wooden High-Rise Buildings

The search for ways to build a greener, more energy-efficient buildings has triggered a 21st-century version of the old skyscraper race, but these contestants aren’t made of concrete and steel. Vancouver architect Michael Green has proposed a 35-storey tower in Paris that would become the tallest wooden building in the world. (Michael Green Architecture) The…

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The Ins & Outs of Choosing a Great Contractor

It’s so important to find the right contractor, but where to start? After years in the industry, we’ve identified a series of guidelines to help you make the best decision possible. When starting the conversation with potential contractors, here are some key questions to ask. How long has the contractor been working with this organization?…

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3 Things You Can Have by Being A Socially Responsible Person

We are moving towards a more conscious, socially aware society that values ethical environmental and civic behavior. We know that even our most basic choices affect other people and the environment. Corporations are recognizing this too, shifting towards social responsibility. Thanks to corporate social responsibility, corporations are integrating ethical environmental and moral practices into their…

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Ocean Optimism Part 2

There are many positive things being done to improve the world’s most precious bodies of water: our oceans. For every difficulty we uncover in the ocean’s ecology some upstart organization or far-seeing government has brought to the table a viable solution to a seemingly impossible problem. We certainly need these people and organizations to continue…

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Ocean Optimism Part 1

Ocean Optimism is on the rise, but we all have to do our part to help bring our oceans back to health. There are many reasons to be optimistic about the future of our oceans: scrappy companies coming up with ocean saving innovations, local communities saving their oysters and the some forward thinking areas instigating…

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Hope for the Future: 8 Earth Saving Inventions by Teens

Meet eight inspired, dedicated teens, from around the world, who are spending their time and energy to create new things to make a better world for everyone. From turning banana peels into functional plastics, to removing harmful material from our oceans, plus six more amazing discoveries, we are in awe of these teens’ innovations! (Each title is a link to…

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Conscious Food Choices: Good for You and the Planet

“Tell me what you eat, and I shall tell you who you are,” ~Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin The choices we have, as food consumers today is almost unlimited; the number of restaurants, grocery stores and small food markets lining any street is mind-boggling; the selections of food varieties nearly infinite. Food is BIG business and marketing…

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