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Rick Heinen

Design Manufacturer


Rick Heinen, owner of BC Greenhouse Builders Ltd., knows greenhouses. Born and raised in the family business that was founded in 1951, Rick has participated in nearly every aspect of manufacturing and selling premium custom greenhouses and conservatories. In 2010, upon his father’s retirement, Rick took full control of the company and is continuing to push into new markets, both nationally and internationally. With the focus on design and innovation, the company has taken the lead in new product offerings including rooftop and school greenhouses and estate garden rooms.

Rick, a sports enthusiast, and hockey fan, has passed on his passion for sport to his four children. An active board member for Centra Cares, Rick joined the organization designed to fundraise and support the hardest-hit communities that need help in a variety of ways. Along with his wife Veronica, they actively contribute to several charities including the Canucks for Kids Fund, Lifewater Canada, Charity Water, Abreast in a Boat and Union Gospel Mission.