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.

How to deal with Asbestos during Home Renovations


Have you ever wondered what to do if you encounter asbestos in your home?

Window performance in a West Coast climate


Strong storms that bring heavy rain and gusty winds are a reality of West Coast living. Our latest segment with CTV explores tips on dealing with leaks and the effectiveness of windows during a winter cold snap.

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.

Energy Code Lingo can be frustrating...Window Geeks to the rescue!


Are you frustrated with Energy Code Lingo? You are not alone and here is why.

We often hear grumblings in the industry on how the Energy Code has impacted costs of building within the new energy standards.

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.

How to interpret the word “OR” in the BC Building Code


Windows and Doors have been exposed to the NAFS standard since 2012.  As time has passed, we have seen a few code changes and alterations in the code language that is used around NAFS. 

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!

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