It’s true, every window and door with glass in it comes with the sealed unit with about 95% argon gas in it. With today’s thermal performance requirements these products use every available technology to reach these increasingly challenging performance depths. The lower the U value the better the thermal performance.
BC’s Building Energy Step Code developed in collaboration with local governments and the building industry is the pathway for local governments to reduce community carbon emissions, and achieve the Province of BC’s target of Net-Zero ready buildings by 2032.
Recently an opportunity came across our desk’s we knew we had to take part in, Vancouver Design Week. VDW is sponsored in part by Gray Magazine (https://www.graymag.com) and is a design focused event running from May 7-13 with showroom and artistic spaces opening their doors to the design community and general public. Each year there is a theme, and this year’s theme is “impact”
For anyone new to the world of fenestration, be it a first-time home builder, or new folks joining the trade, there are a lot of terms thrown around, that ordinary people like ourselves often find confusing.
Casey Kerkhoff, Founder and CEO of Westeck Windows and doors, is an encyclopedia of knowledge after 45 years in the business.