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Canada Seeks High Standards for Window Efficiency

Fenestration Canada’s annual general meeting wrapped up last week with some eye-opening educational sessions, including one that delved into significant changes that are ahead for thermal standards for windows in the country. Debbie Scharf, director of the equipment division of … Continue reading

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Canada and Construction: What’s Ahead?

The Canadian construction industry looks to bounce back next year after what is projected to be its first setback in growth in seven years. Richard Branch, senior economist at Dodge Data & Analytics, recently gave a presentation on the state of … Continue reading

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Glazing-Related Energy Codes Vary Dramatically Across Canada

Attendees of the Fenestration Canada annual general meeting last week in Mont Tremblant, Quebec, got a cross-country overview of building and energy code changes—and a lot is happening north of the border. Jeff Baker, the technical consultant for Fenestration Canada, … Continue reading

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Fatality at Canadian Supplier Unlikely to be Work Related

A death at a Canadian glass and architectural aluminum supplier Monday is likely medically-related, according to police. A male, whose name and age have yet to be released, died at Inland Glass and Aluminum (IGA) in Kamloops, British Columbia. According … Continue reading

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Draft of Canadian Guard Standard Out for Review

In recent years, the Toronto area has seen a number of building guard failures involving falling glass infill panels, in addition to other similar issues that have drawn scrutiny. The Canadian Standards Association (CSA) has worked to address those concerns, … Continue reading

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