Posts Tagged ‘ Fenestration Canada ’

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 [...]

Ontario Green Energy Act Now Includes Windows

Mar 26th, 2013

Fenestration Canada held a webinar today to inform its members of changes in the Ontario Green Energy Act, specifically, that it now includes windows, and will go into effect January 1, 2014. Simply put, Jeff Baker, WestLab, informed manufacturers they better get ready. “Do not delay or it will cause you incredible grief,” he said. [...]

Clarifying Differences in NAFS and Canadian Building Codes

Nov 30th, 2012

Fenestration Canada hosted a webinar this week in an attempt to educate everyone from building officials to architects about the various changes to the building codes. It was evident from the dozens of questions asked at the webinar’s conclusion that those involved are working to understand the various codes and how they differ from one [...]

Fenestration Canada Annual Meeting Set for June

May 10th, 2012

The Fenestration Canada Annual Meeting is set to take place June 7-9 in Montebello, Quebec at the Fairmont Château Montebello. The event will provide informative and educational sessions, including updates on technical issues, trends and a number of topical subjects. Ample networking opportunities and activities have also been scheduled. A number of presentations are planned [...]

Changes to Ontario Building Code Affect Energy Performance Requirements

Mar 15th, 2012

Certain changes to the 2006 Ontario Building Code (OBC), which was updated on January 1, 2012, will impact fenestration companies working and selling in Canada. These changes introduced the Supplementary Standard SB-12 which changed the energy performance requirements for Part 9 buildings in the 2006 OBC. SB-12 introduced three possible methods of proving compliance with [...]