All In This Together

Another summer in the books. Without a doubt the most unique summer any of us have ever experienced. Finding our way through all the difficulties faced by our industry, and by so many others, has taken a toll on everyone. I have tried to take a break from the news, social media, and the ever present “so how are you managing COVID?” question

Westeck Passive House Certified Window


Westeck manufactured what it says is the first and only swing solid wood casement Passive House certified window in North America. The company could not reach the final values with solid wood, but found cork to be the “silver bullet.” The author says cork is an excellent insulator and was readily available in the compressed shapes needed and, once laid into the frame and sash, allowed Westeck to achieve Passive House numbers.

Our Vision For BC

A Resilient Economy And Safe Climate

Protecting the health of British Columbians, building a resilient economy, and taking strong action on climate change are different pieces of the same puzzle. As B.C. and the world continue to grapple with the COVID-19 pandemic, governments are increasingly looking to put the clean economy and job growth at the centre of recovery efforts.