About Us

View As Webpage | View Archives | Email a Friend

@{mv_date_MMM d, yyyy}@

Federal budget notes for the window and door industry

The federal government released its 2021 budget on April 19. Here are some highlights of special interest to the window and door industry.

Beyond the lab: Strengthening field testing

Because they are critical components of a building’s weather- resistant barrier, fenestration products are often the focus of investigations of real or perceived water penetration or excessive air infiltration.

VEKA partners with Fenestra Purchasing Co-op

Fenestra Purchasing Co-op is pleased to announce that VEKA Canada Co. has become a Supplier Partner to the Co-op.

Through the Wrapper

It’s no secret that energy efficiency requirements for low-rise and high-rise construction are becoming greater and will only continue to do so. One of the ways builders are meeting higher R-value demands is through the use of continuous insulation.
Sponsored Spotlight 
Jan Kelley

Quality that's above all else.

Venture north of what you expect from your windows and door supplier. Trusted by Canadians for over 35 years, North Star Windows and Doors provides more than just high-quality windows and doors. You get expert advice, extensive selection and unmatched service with every job. Our products are Canadian-made and backed by an industry-leading warranty. Contact us to get even more out of your next design project today. » Learn more
Featured news 

Fenestration Conversations episode #21: A Map for the Americas – Dr. Thomas Troeger, REHAU North America

Newly anointed CEO of REHAU Americas, Dr. Thomas Troeger, joins Fenestration Conversations to talk about his plans in this market for one of Europe’s largest window system manufacturers. As a performance supplier, REHAU has struggled to break through in cost-conscious Canada and the United States, but tightening energy efficiency requirements are showing Troeger an opportunity for growth and the parent organization is reacting with significant investments in production in Mexico and South America. The conversation touches on new framing technology, REHAU’s approach to marketing and fabricator support, the prospects for inflation, COVID challenges to supply chains, differences between Europe and North America and more. » Listen now
Sponsored Spotlight 
Schooley Mitchell

Some energy markets across Canada are now competitive places with multiple providers making different offerings.

Navigating these waters can be complicated and even risky without the right guidance. Energy broker Sanjana Bansal works with Anne Falomo and Schooley Mitchell to advise industrial clients on how to get the most zap for their buck when shopping for hydro and natural gas contracts. They have some great tips and some revealing perspectives on this less-understood aspect of our businesses. » Learn more