Future versions of the National Building Code (NBC) are expected to be mimicked by the provinces, providing a regulatory push that will increase product demand from larger, mid-level projects and make a persuasive business case for more manufacturers to invest. In the meantime, “Unless it is a high-end multi-unit or commercial build, most contractors and designers are not interested in Passive House-certified windows.”
he Westeck Sales Team came in from our Showrooms across the Pacific Northwest to attend a training session at our plant 2 door facility on the NEW maintenance free door jambs.
The Skeena Residence will be a six-storey facility, housing students in modified traditional bedrooms with standard amenities including lounges, informal study space, an activity room and laundry facilities. Students will be taking residency at this fantastic new facility as early as August 2020.
Ten months ago, the British Columbia government released CleanBC, a new economic strategy aimed at getting us back on track to achieving our province’s climate targets.
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.
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.