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June 2014
Rockwood builds Calgary’s first Net Zero home

Rockwood builds Calgary’s first Net Zero home

Already a leader in Calgary’s construction industry, Rockwood Custom Homes has made another meaningful contribution to residential home building in the city—green building! Rockwood has just completed the build of Calgary’s first Net-Zero home—a home that produces at least as much energy as it consumes on an annual basis.It was no small feat… Rockwood worked closely with the homeowners and followed Passivhaus principles to minimize the home’s energy consumpti...
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April 2014
Rockwood wins Contractor of the Year Award, two years running!

Rockwood wins Contractor of the Year Award, two years running!

At Calgary’s Westin Hotel on April 17, 2014, Rockwood Custom Homes was honoured once again to receive a Contractor of the Year Award in the General Contractor (under $50 million annual revenue) category at Alberta Venture’s Contractor of the Year Awards Gala. This makes two years running that the boutique custom homebuilder received this important distinction, eking out its competition—Maverick Oilfield Services and Carbon Constructors.This year, Rockwood wowed the judges with ...
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How to create an inspired office space

How to create an inspired office space

Rockwood president Allison Grafton was recently featured in Calgary’s Avenue magazine (April issue). The topic? How to create an inspired office space. Allison’s home office proves that a professional space can be lovely and still functional. To read all about how Allison created her perfect office space (and a little taste of her morning routine), click here.
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Mom the builder

Mom the builder

Women are breaking through all sorts of glass ceilings and shattering old-school paradigms. In Our Home magazine’s latest issue (Spring 2014), a short feature titled “Mom the builder” talks about how women are effectively and ferociously moving beyond the traditional stereotypes of interior design. Allison Grafton, president of Rockwood Custom Homes, shares her thoughts on this and more here.
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March 2014
Rockwood’s Allison Grafton receives high accolades

Rockwood’s Allison Grafton receives high accolades

March 4, 2014 - Fresh off of her WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada win, Allison Grafton was recently honoured by a nod from another Alison, the then-premier of Alberta, Alison Redford. Ms. Redford recognized Allison for her entrepreneurial spirit and cited her as an “inspiring example of the success that is possible for women.” Read the full letter from Alison Redford here.
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January 2014
Rockwood Custom Homes makes Alberta Venture’s Fast Growth 50

Rockwood Custom Homes makes Alberta Venture’s Fast Growth 50

On January 2nd, 2014, Alberta Venture magazine officially released its Fast Growth 50, January issue. Rockwood Custom Homes is proud to be recognized amongst these high-growth business leaders. Ranked number seventeen on the list of Alberta growth companies, judges selected Rockwood based on a holistic picture of company growth over a three-year period. A number of factors including revenue growth and capital expenditures determined Rockwood’s placement on the list. Sin...
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December 2013
Grafton and Rockwood Custom Homes featured in the Financial Post

Grafton and Rockwood Custom Homes featured in the Financial Post

Following Allison Grafton’s win as one of WXN’s Canada’s 100 Most Powerful Women, the Financial Post Magazine ran a feature article giving readers a little bit more insight into all of WXN’s winning women for 2013. The Financial Post also provided deeper coverage about Allison herself, and Rockwood Custom Homes’ formula for success.DOWNLOAD ARTICLE HERE... Read the stories here: Women In Power: Canada’s 100 most powerful womenSuccess built on fi...
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We’ve been doing a lot of winning lately.

We’ve been doing a lot of winning lately.

Press Release:  December 3, 2013 - Calgary, AlbertaIt’s not over yet, but what a year it has been for Rockwood Custom Homes and its partners Allison Grafton and Grainger Nimmo. The Calgary boutique custom home construction and renovation company is on a winning streak and is being recognized all across the country as an outstanding organization with top notch leadership. This year alone, Rockwood has won half a dozen prestigious distinctions:Judges across the presenting organizat...
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Rockwood Custom Homes President Allison Grafton named as one of  Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

Rockwood Custom Homes President Allison Grafton named as one of Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Award Winner

Rockwood Custom Homes is pleased to announce that Allison Grafton was revealed as a recipient of the Women's Executive Network’s (WXN) 2013 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards.  
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October 2013
Elveden Estates Featured in the Homes and Living

Elveden Estates Featured in the Homes and Living

Located in the established, picturesque community of Springbank Hill in Southwest Calgary, Elveden Heights Estates offers contemporary living with spectacular views. Elveden Heights Estates’ beautifully-appointed and generously sized lots—up to one third of an acre—are situated in a beautifully treed, intimate cul-de-sac. Walkout basements offer buyers an additional floor of living space. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD ARTICLE
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