Posts Tagged ‘ Fenestration Canada ’

Fenestration Canada Points Out Practicality in NAFS

Oct 14th, 2014

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What are building codes if not practical? In a recently-held Fenestration Canada webinar, Education Committee Chairman J.F. Kogovsek talked about the practicality of code applications and requirements. First discussed was how windows, doors and skylights must be designed, constructed and installed according to the National Building Code 2010. For all practical purposes, said fenestration must [...]

Dueck Steps Down from Fenestration Canada

Jul 22nd, 2014

Fenestration Canada (FC) has announced Al Dueck, President of DUXTON Windows & Doors, has resigned as first vice president of the association. His resignation was made effective July 15, 2014. For Dueck, the decision came down to family and business. “The past two and a half years have been an excellent experience, working and getting [...]

Fabricators Address Industry Concerns at Recent Meeting

Jun 18th, 2014

The first-ever Fabricator's roundtable was a great success and will likely be repeated at future meetings.

Fabricators from across Canada were able to share industry challenges and concerns in the first ever fabricators roundtable held last week as part of Fenestration Canada’s summer meeting held in Winnipeg. The roundtable came out of the newly-formed Fabricator’s Council. Laura Weil, sales and marketing manager, Euro Vinyl Windows, a smaller-sized fabricator based in Woodbridge, [...]

Fenestration Canada Posts Details Surrounding Annual Meeting

May 30th, 2014

Fenestration Canada will host its Annual General Meeting and Conference at the Fort Garry Hotel, Winnipeg, Manitoba, on Saturday, June 12-14, 2014. On Thursday, June 12, Fenestration Canada will be introducing a round table session for fabricators. The objective is to obtain further input from fabricators on the issue of NAFS compliance and implementation challenges as well [...]

Fenestration Canada to Hold Annual Meeting in Winnipeg

Apr 3rd, 2014

The Fenestration Canada annual meeting will be held June 12-14 in Winnipeg, Manitoba. According to event organizers, the program will feature several informative and relevant business sessions as well as important technical updates. Sessions will focus on an array of topics, including “Building Code Case Studies” and “Commercial Energy Codes and How They Impact Manufacturers.” [...]

Fenestration Canada Joins CEEA

Mar 4th, 2014

Fenestration Canada is now a member of the Canadian Energy Efficiency Alliance (CEEA). The Alliance is a national organization solely dedicated to the advancement of energy efficiency and conservation in Canada. As a leading non-government energy-efficiency advocate in Canada, CEEA’s mission is to improve access to energy efficiency information and increase awareness of its benefits [...]

Register for Win-door 2013

Oct 25th, 2013

Win-door 2013 opens November 12. Barely three weeks remain to register and plan your visit. The event is being held November 12-14 at the Metro Toronto Convention Center (MTCC). All the exhibitors are listed on the show website  – so simply check off all the key exhibitors that you want to see and print out [...]

Fenestration Canada to Hold Code and Compliance Informational Sessions

Aug 22nd, 2013

Significant changes to the Ontario Building Code and NAFS-08 are scheduled to be implemented on January 1, 2014. All companies including door and window fabricators, sellers and renovators will be affected, according to a statement from Fenestration Canada. The association, in collaboration with major door supplier members, has scheduled a series of information seminars designed to [...]

Fenestration Canada Launches Fabricators’ Council

Jul 12th, 2013

Fenestration Canada is launching a Fabricators’ Council that will be comprised of member door and window fabricators who will seek the assistance of experienced experts and regional input as required. The council will be spearheaded by Lisa Bergeron, government relations manager for JELD- WEN Canada who will chair the council. “It is our belief that [...]

Fenestration Canada Names New Executive Director

Mar 29th, 2013

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After an extensive search process, Fenestration Canada announced the appointment of Robert H. Rivard as its new executive director effective immediately. Rivard is a fluently bilingual professional with more than 20 years experience managing national trade associations and more than seven years project management experience with the sector council program funded by Human Resources and [...]