Don't miss your chance to attend the Fenestration Canada AGM and Conference. Great information and networking opportunities!
The Fenestration Education Society of BC (FES-BC) is pleased to announce that Ryan Niessen has joined our glazier apprentice training program as our new instructor. Welcome Ryan.
We have created a new page for the website - Technical Documents. You can find the link to it under the Resources tab on the Home Page. You will find the following documents on our new page
The effective date of the City of Vancouver Building By-Law has been extended to July 1, 2014. Only building permits submitted after June 30 will be required to comply with the new Building By-Law which includes updates to windows, insulation, heating systems, and accessibility.
Finally after 3 long years of work and waiting the Best Practice Guide for Replacement Windows and Doors is ready for distribution! This comprehensive guide explains best practices for window and door replacement in wood-frame buildings, from single-family homes to multi-unit residential buildings.
CSA has updated this document by providing a new Table A1 with revised Climate Design Data used to compute Performance Grade and Water Test Pressure.
The Building and Safety Standards Branch recently issued an information bulletin providing more information about the previously announced changes to the 2012 BC Building code that add energy performance requirements to both Part 3 and Part 9 buildings.