Our Team

Mike Manning, President

Mike Manning, President, Greenbilt HomesMike is a master carpenter who co-founded GREENbilt Homes in 2008 to fulfill his dream of championing environmental sustainability while building beautiful, comfortable custom homes.  Mike's passion and commitment has succeeded in leading GREENbilt Homes to become the 1st GREENHOUSE Certified home builder in the Halton Region as well as receiving the Ontario Green Custom Home Builder of the Year Award, LEED Gold Certified Builder, CMHC Healthy Home Award and CMHC Healthy Home Design Award.  Additionally, GREENbilt Homes has been featured in numerous national and Toronto newspapers and industry magazines for their innovative lead on numerous custom home projects in the Toronto area.

Mike trained in R-2000 building science as part of a three-year Architectural Technology diploma from Algonquin College in Ottawa.  After graduating in 1979, he moved to Calgary where he worked in condominium construction. Subsequent to that, Mike moved into commercial construction and worked for PCL in Calgary and Toronto. During that time he worked on large projects such as Toronto's Scotia Plaza as well as leading teams on smaller commercial projects.  Being a licenced carpenter, Mike decided to focus on high-quality finish carpentry and started his home renovation company in 1991. Since founding GREENbilt, he has completed additional training in green home building. He has passed the Energy Advisor exam, and has trained in Energy Star and LEED for Homes construction.

Feel free to contact Mike directly at mike@greenbilthomes.ca or via his Cell at 416-505-2425.

 

Catherine Manning, Vice President

Catherine Manning, Vice President, Greenbilt HomesCatherine is an “applied economist” whose research has underpinned the advanced building technology used by GREENbilt Homes.  She has an M.A. in economics and finance and holds the professional designation of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA).

Since co-founding GREENbilt Homes with Mike in 2008, Catherine was appointed to the Town of Oakville Environmental Strategic Plan Committee, and was elected as a Director of the Canada Green Building Council GTA Chapter. She has worked in real estate research and analysis since 1994 for governments, pension funds and various real estate investment companies.  More recently, she was the Director of Real Estate Research at the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. In these roles, Catherine became an advocate for green building and sustainable design after seeing first hand, that significant energy savings were possible.

Catherine has a passion to make sustainability as popular in residential building as it currently is in commercial development.

Contact Catherine at catherine@greenbilthomes.ca

 

Miles Smith, Project Manager

Miles Smith, Project Manager, Greenbilt HomesAs Project Manager of our green sustainable building projects, Miles is responsible for the smooth and efficient coordination of our new custom home builds.  Additionally, Miles is involved in estimating and costing of sub-trades construction work as well as providing valuable input to our GREENbilt Homes marketing initiatives.

With 8 years experience in building construction, Miles brings valuable experience as a construction site supervisor and project coordinator.   Miles is also an active member of the Toronto chapter of the Project Management Institute and will soon be a project management graduate from Ryerson University in Toronto.

Contact Miles at miles@greenbilthomes.ca

 

Don't hesitate to contact any of our staff with questions about your green custom home project build.  Our office staff can be reached at our Administrative Office at office@greenbilthomes.ca   

 

Some of our Green Industry Affiliated Companies:


Passive Buildings Canada          Henry Blueskin Vapour Barrier          Bullfrog Power - Canada's leading green energy provider           OSEA - Ontario Sustainable Energy Association          ROXUL Stone Wool Insulation