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

Inspired by the love shown in the infamous 90's sitcom Friends, the Ross Terrace strata complex by Aryze Developments is centrally situated in the vibrant Quadra village community. Aryze Developments is emerging as an outstanding developer in the Victoria area, in large part for their initiative to build unique and modern projects within local communities. After sitting down with Centra Windows, the connection was clear and the two sides began their journey towards completing a high-performing 65 unit complex that blends style with technology.

In the end, Centra Windows provided 162 Windows and 6 Sliding Doors, using their 2900 Series and 5200 Series, all with black ColourShield technology. It’s no surprise to anyone that black exterior frames are the latest trend and Window Expert Joe Pipitone explains why that trend is here to stay.  

“By supplying our ColourShield technology black exterior windows and doors, we were able to provide cost savings on the project as the black is a co-extruded finish. It is not painted black, they are a black vinyl co-extruded with white vinyl. This layer of black vinyl provides an added level of durability. The product also provides a longer-lasting finish with the best-warrantied colour finish in the industry.  The black finish is gorgeous and adds to the modern look and design, which is incredible for the development’s curb appeal and overall value.”

What the residents can look forward to

New residents of Ross Terrace can expect to experience an enhanced sense of comfort throughout the year in the home. The high-performance windows will provide decades of comfort, as they are equipped with Centra’s state-of-the-art glass technology.  Featuring Cardinal Glass LoE2 with a Warm Edge Spacerbar, the living space will be enjoyable both in the warm summer months and cool winter months.

With a climate that is often demanding, playing with the amount of LoE coatings allowed the developer to select the combination that suits the climate and maintains a comfortable temperature throughout the home. Glass technology has come a long way over the years and knowing how these coating features will maximize the comfort levels and save potential buyers a lot of time and money.

Aryze Developments understood the importance of speaking with an expert in the early stages of the project and the results are clear. The goal was to find that balance between style and budget and by partnering with Centra Windows, the new complex checks all the right boxes.

Seemingly simple decisions like what glass coatings to choose have a long-lasting impact on the energy efficiency of a home. Ross Terrace provides a high-quality product for every resident, ensuring their investment will stand the test of time.

We are BC’s Strata Window Experts

We have installed windows in over 300 full-unit Strata complexes, and installed products for thousands more individual Strata homeowners. Not to mention we have been in the industry for over 35 years, with thousands of customer reviews to advocate for Centra. Centra is 100% Employee Owned, which means we are invested in making sure our products and services are the best in the industry, and we stand behind this with an industry-leading warranty. We focus on delivering consistent communication to ensure your Strata complex is fully aware of the details of the installation. All of our Manufacturing team and Installers are full-time Centra employees, which means we control quality and safety standards every step of the way. Our installers are paid by the hour, not by the install, which translates into a focus on quality rather than speed.

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Centra Windows 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. We view the house as a system and understand how each of the elements must work correctly to maximize the comfort and energy efficiency of your home. Contact our local Employee Owners at 1-888-534-3333 or send us an email at for more information about this topic and many more. You can also sign up for our biweekly newsletter, providing all the tips and tricks about the window industry.

Written by: Les Ferris , August 16, 2021
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