Saving Money through the Step Code


Municipalities such as Victoria, Saanich, Oak Bay, North and Centra Saanich, View Royal, and Colwood are all raising the bar and adopting part of the voluntary BC Step Code.

Selecting New Windows


Whether you are building a new home or replacing the old, cold and drafty windows in your existing home, there are a number of important things that you should consider before you sign on the dotted line. Rapid advances in window technology & innovative manufacturing processes have made a wide range of window options available f

Designing Windows for the BC Energy Step Code


Whether it is a single family dwelling, townhouse development, mixed-use building or multi-storey apartment/condo building, collaborating with your most trusted trades early on in the process is crucial. At the design stage of your project,

The Experience of Saving Time & Money


We’ve all been in a scenario where we looked at something and said “is it worth the extra money?” I know we’ve all been in the scenario where we haven’t spent the extra money and later realized that we should have invested for quality.  The problem is that if a product fails in the construction industry, it means it costs significant money and time. 

Design, Form & Function with CTV Vancouver


Our latest conversation alongside CTV Vancouver dives into the balance between window form and function. These design features can be incorporated into any upcoming project, whether it is a building or single family home. Windows are very much an architectural feature of a home.

Experience Year Round Comfort at the PNE Prize Home


Centra Windows visited the PNE Prize Home alongside CTV Vancouver to discuss the latest technology available for homeowners. The PNE Prize Home installed windows that focus on home comfort and efficiency, allowing for optimal temperature control and enhanced functionality.

Multi-Chambered frames are crucial for thermal comfort


Over the last decade, we have had the opportunity to upgrade this technology with new types of LoE coatings, upgraded spacer bars and even more advanced frames with added internal chambers.

Why Vinyl Windows Are Better Than Fibreglass & Wood


A frequently asked question is, ‘why are vinyl windows better than fibreglass or wood? You might think that the answer to this question should be very straightforward, however the true answer is only understood once you grasp the intricate details. The best way to explain why replacing windows with vinyl windows is because of the following reasons.

The Experience Series


Over the years our experience with the manufacturing of windows, installation of siding and building envelope restorations, we have been able to develop some new and innovative products. One of our featured products is our Experience Series 2958/6858 Window line that incorporates a brick mould trim that can receive rain screen cladding materials such as vinyl siding and fibre cement.

New Year Renovations: Exterior and Yard


New Year Renovations: Exterior and Yard

Welcome to the finale of our three part blog series on New Year Renovation inspiration and ideas.

In part one we covered Living Spaces and Bathrooms, and in part two we had some fun with Kitchen renovation ideas.

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