Fenestration Canada has announced Terry Adamson, outgoing president of the association and technical director of Westeck Windows and Doors, will be joining the association as a full-time technical director, working with Al Jaugelis, the current technical director.
Nearly two years since its introduction to BC’s building industry, the Energy Step Code released its first Lessons Learned publication. From Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland to Whistler and the Southern Interior, 70% of BC’s new residential construction are now subject to the Step Code’s requirements.
40 companies ask B.C. premier to capitalize on clean economic opportunity Corporate leaders sign open letter, launch Business Coalition for a Clean Economy June 20, 2019. Carbon Engineering, which operates a pilot plant in Squamish, is one of 40 companies asking the B.C. government to prioritize investments in the clean economy. VANCOUVER / MUSQUEAM, SQUAMISH & TSLEIL-WAUTUTH TERRITORIES — Forty leaders in British Columbia’s corporate sector are calling on Premier John Horgan to keep B.C. at the forefront of climate action and clean economic growth.
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Located 10 minutes from downtown Edmonton, Blatchford is designed as a carbon-neutral neighbourhood powered entirely by renewable resources. “There will be 30,000 people in Blatchford living and working in a sustainable way,” said Tom Lumdsen, development manager for Blatchford.
Victoria, capital of British Columbia, sits on the craggy southern end of Vancouver Island. With abundant parkland, it’s known for outdoor activities. The city’s British colonial past shows in its Victorian architecture, including stately Craigdarroch Castle mansion. Butchart Gardens, with 55 acres of vivid floral displays, plus statuary, water features and a carousel, is one of many formal gardens in the city.
Here at Westeck, we are proud to have been involved in 5 separate projects recently nominated for Georgie Awards with the Canadian Home Builders Association of BC. Today we focus on a fully custom carriage house in Mission, BC titled Inverted Elegance, built by Lacey Construction. Being recognized as a contributing company for such a project is quite the honor. We reached out to Cassidy Carew, the homeowner, to ask “Why did you choose Westeck?”
Westeck Windows and Doors welcomed 2019 with these words from Neal Turner, General Manager: “Our goal in 2019 must not be to just produce beautiful products. It must also be to lead our market to a more sustainable and environmentally stable future. We can, and must, think of the future”. Westeck is therefore proud to be participating once again at BUILDEX Vancouver, running February 13 and 14, 2019, in the Vancouver Convention Centre (West). Joining industry leaders in construction, renovation, design, and more, Westeck will be taking part in BUILDEX in a brand-new way this year.
Each year as the Christmas season rolls around, I take the opportunity to reflect on the year gone by. As we wrap up 2018 and move into 2019, all of us here at Westeck would like to take a moment to show appreciation for our partner builders, home owners, architects, and designers we have had the pleasure of working with this year, as well as to all our fellow team members.
On November 7 and 8, 2018, Westeck Windows and Doors is proud to be attending the Passive House Canada Conference at the Vancouver Trade and Convention Centre. Joining industry leaders in the construction and trades industry, Westeck will bring its executive leaders to the conference to gain an even greater understanding of the environmental movement in home construction.