Introducing our NEW Passive House Certified Vinyl Lift Slide Door.
Westeck Windows and Doors is proud to be 1 of 10 Passive House Certified door manufacturers in the world! With the introduction of our NEW Passive House Certified Vinyl Lift Slide Door, we are THE FIRST manufacturer globally to produce a Vinyl Patio Door that is Passive House certified. This Patio Door compliments our existing line of PH products and represents our ongoing commitment to supporting the best in window and door performance.
Over two years ago Westeck became aware of the Passive House standard and its many benefits for consumers and society at large. The 3 principle benefits to adopt a Passive House building standard are:
- Comfort: both thermal comfort and a high quality indoor environment
Climate Change: offers a proven path to reduce carbon emissions
Quality: reduced operating and maintenance costs as well as increased durability
The standard is based on the following 5 principles:
- Continuous Insulation
Airtight Barrier Layers
Solar Gain and Loss through Design
High Performance Windows and Doors and Patio Openings
passive house /’pæsiv hΛus/ n. An internationally recognized, performance based energy standard in construction. The primary aim is to achieve exceptional energy efficiency while maintaining superior inhabitant comfort. [German Passivhaus]
About Westeck Windows and Doors
Westeck is a premier manufacturer of windows and doors. All major North American and European windows and doors are locally manufactured and proudly displayed in seven well-appointed showrooms including Kelowna, Victoria, Vancouver, Chilliwack, Nanaimo, Seattle, Washington and our NEW showroom opening in September 2019 in Bellingham, Washington! As each window and door is built to order, our customer have the freedom to design and create a product that is unique and personal. Enjoy our latest line of doors designed to enhance modern and contemporary architecture.