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Bringing You All The Latest T In The Industry

Our Reading Room is your go-to destination for all the latest insider information in the industry. Get ready to dive deep into the world of home improvement as we bring you the finest trends, tips, and tricks in the business. From expert advice on choosing the perfect windows and doors to innovative solutions for enhancing your home’s appeal, we’ve got you covered. Join us on this exciting journey where we unravel the secrets of the trade and empower you with the knowledge to make informed decisions for your home.

Data, a building block of sustainable construction

The construction sector faces a carbon emergency, contributing to 40% of global CO2 emissions and accounting for 40% of Europe’s energy demand. The journey toward decarbonization is challenging, and a significant part of it relies on one crucial factor: data. In 2021,...

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Greener Homes Grant update

Greener Homes Grant updateFenestration Canada has shared an update on the federal Greener Homes Grant program courtesy of the Canadian Association of Consulting Energy Advisors. The Greener Homes grant was launched in 2021, offering up to $5,000 in rebates to...

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Building for Tomorrow

Building for Tomorrow Making Canada’s new housing supply high performance and climate readyCanada is facing a housing crisis. Estimates from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) suggest 5.8 million housing units need to be built by the end of 2030 to...

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Check Before You Build

Find out if you need planning and building services Building and Planning Services help guide and oversee all development in the City of Thunder Bay. Planning typically deals with what can be located in certain areas, while Building determines how it can be built....

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If you can dream it…

By Carroll McCormickSRS Windows and Doors discusses the good, bad and the COVID It has been a wild ride running a business during the COVID-19 pandemic, but Thunder Bay, Ont.,-based SRS Windows and Doors has remained upright in the saddle with barely any downtime. ...

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Glass Inspection for the Homeowner

The glass industry has developed consensus standards/specifications that address quality aspects of various types of glass used in windows, doors and skylights. These standards are very comprehensive and typically written for manufacturers who have expertise in...

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Canada Greener Homes Grant

Helping you save energy and make your home more comfortable The Canada Greener Homes Grant is being co-delivered by Natural Resources Canada and Enbridge Gas in Ontario under the Home Efficiency Rebate Plus (HER+) program. Grants are provided to eligible homeowners...

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