SAWDAC Joins Allies to Advocate for Investment in Residential Retrofits for Post-Pandemic Economic Recovery
Earlier this week, SAWDAC joined several other associations under the Efficiency Canada banner to make a direct appeal via a letter to the federal government about the potential role of the “energy efficiency sector” in Canada’s economic recovery in the wake of the pandemic (click below to send letter). The focus of this appeal is on the role of home energy retrofits in job creation.
Building code fenestration performance calculator
Products certified under CSA International's Windows and Doors Certification Program will carry the CSA mark. To ensure that you are buying CSA certified products, you should request a contract in writing from the supplier. This website provides key factors in what to look for in windows and doors.
Government of Canada Consumer's Guide too buying Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors. The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has established the CSA-A440 standard. It describes how to measure and rate a window's airtightness, watertightness, wind resistance, condensation resistance, forced entry resistance, ease of operation, and other requirements.
ENERGY STAR-qualified windows, doors, and skylights save you energy and money, increase the comfort of your home, and protect your valuable possessions from sun damage. They are also better for the environment because lowering your energy use means less air pollution from power plants.
Fenestration Canada's mission is to represent and support all aspects of the window and door manufacturing industry, including formulating and promoting high standards of quality in manufacturing, design, marketing, distribution, sales and application of all types of window and door products.
Home BUILDER Magazine - the official magazine of the Canadian Home Builders' Association (CHBA) - the best-read magazine in Canada's multi-million dollar residential construction industry. Home BUILDER Magazine is published bi-monthly and delivered to 28,000 new homebuilders, renovators, contractors, designers, architects and other hands-on professionals working in residential construction, home improvement from coast-to-coast
It is difficult to hear news of a child getting injured or killed falling out of a window or balcony. The heartache that must be felt by that child's parents and friends is unimaginable. If you have ever been worried about the safety of your own children around windows, balconies and decks you are not alone...
Welcome to the most comprehensive website for Canadian grants and rebates for home improvements! On this website you'll find easy-to-access, free information on government grants and rebates for home improvements. We also have valuable how-to guides on saving money while making your home more environmentally-friendly.