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.  

These decisions have a significant impact on the overall costs of a project.  Experts will provide an enhanced understanding of how all aspects of the thermal model can be met.  What the importance of particular products or coatings are and so forth. 

We understand what you expect for your project; windows that look great and offer curb appeal. They also should be smooth and easy to operate, virtually maintenance -free, offer thermally advanced performance, security, and will last for years to come. So it’s integral to speak with the experts around you.  Looking at your projects from a holistic perspective and you can find savings on your next project. 

The important part is to understand when to engage with your experts.  In the same sense that you would speak to an engineer or architect at initial steps, when should you involve specific product experts?  For something like the windows, which are an integral part of the building design and performance, it’s early on.  The difference is these experts, while still acting as a consultant, add nothing to your bottom line.  They’re simply there to see the success of your project.


What are the ramifications of not making the correct decisions or not consulting with the subject expert? 

Knowing when to ask the right questions is vitally important from a cost perspective.  Failure to grasp all of the aspects of something may lead to inflated costs.  This is something that we commonly see in today’s construction world.  Building and windows in particular, are more complicated than they were 3 to 5 years ago.  In construction, that’s basically yesterday.  So as things evolve, making a sound decision becomes difficult and more costly. Centra Windows understands the importance of being that window expert, that’s not on your payroll.

We are your certified Window Geeks and we love to talk windows! Centra is not only the manufacturer but also the installer of its product, which enables us to offer a full warranty, eliminating any confusion between product performance and installation. For more information, contact our Window Expert and visit Shayne’s LinkedIn page or send him an email at

You can also reach out to any of our local Employee Owners at 1-888-534-3333 or send us an email at for more information about this topic and much more. You can also sign up for our weekly newsletter, providing all the tips and tricks about the window industry.


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