The house-as-a-system: Use the Step Code to your advantage


The ‘house-as-a-system’ is a concept we Window Geeks can talk about all day long. At its core, this is all about connection.

Are Double Pane Windows a Better Option than Triple Pane?


The construction industry has evolved over the past decade and as a result, the requirements for energy efficient building products are continuing to develop. We can expect that our industry will continue to advance, especially with new programs such as the BC Energy Step Code.  Pair that with the rising costs of energy and it becomes evidently clear that project managers need to select materials that translate to future cost savings.

Why Energy Ratings are Nonessential for Determining Window Performance in BC


Are you aware of the Energy Rating (ER) compliance path in Canada and why it is not allowed to be used in BC for code compliance? 

Victoria Complex inspired by 90's sitcom Friends


A stunning new complex in Victoria is making headlines and it features brand new ColourShield Centra Windows.

Sustainable and affordable housing with West Coast Container Homes


Centra Windows has teamed up with a local company that repurposes new and used shipping containers to create simple, affordable and sustainable living spaces. West Coast Container Homes is based in Victoria, B.C.

Put a Sweater on your home | Energy Efficient Windows


Our latest segment with CTV Vancouver explores the idea of “putting a sweater on your home”.

Do you know who your Window Expert is?


 

What if you had someone in a position that could offer expertise at no cost to you? 

We all know the importance of expertise in a field or subject.  Having the ability to involve experts from different sections of a project from the launch allows for more educated and informed decision making.  

Global BC learns how to select the right type of 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.

Glass Technology provides comfort and saves money


Glass technology has come a long way over the years and knowing how specific coating features work can benefit your windows, maximize the comfort levels in your home and save you time and money!

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.

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