What makes a window much more energy efficient?

Windows are an important consideration in the passive solar management of a home, potentially providing free heating, free cooling, and free lighting. Window manufacturers and installers strive to offer energy efficient window solutions that will help you save on energy costs. This infographic explains 8 areas that manufacturers and installers focus on to make windows more energy efficient.

Window replacement - During the Covid-19 pandemic

Covid-19 has transformed so many aspects of our day-to-day life - what we do - what we don’t do - what we can do. And for many of us, we’ve pondered the question of what we should do with all the money that we would normally spend on vacations, restaurants, sports events...

Waterproofing your windows starts with the flashing

window flashing
Most window leaks are a result of incorrect flashing installation. New window installations and replacements should take this into consideration.

Windows Guide - Learn more about windows

Everything You Need to Know About Windows Guide
So, you are thinking about buying replacement windows? Funny how a simple thing like buying a window has become such a complicated ordeal. To help you trudge through the options that will get you the exact results you are looking for, we’ve just updated our Bayview Windows “Everything you need to know about windows” 2021 Guide in PDF format. 30 pages of information, diagrams and advice to help get you started.

Condensation happens - 4 Seasons of condensation

4 Seasons of condensation
Condensation can form on the inside or outside of a window at any time of the year depending on humidity levels, the temperature, and differing environmental conditions both inside and outside a home.

What's to know about window glass (infographic)

potential benefits of glass options infographic
Unfortunately, the average window buyer will often overlook the potential benefits of glass options - after all, glass is just glass right?

Looking for visual information about windows?

Bayview Windows - Infographic
Sometimes it is just easier to look at visuals than it is to read content - check out our growing collection of infographics and digital books.

What is Low-e glass?

LoE-glass-the-basics
LoE glass, also known as Low-emissivity glass or low-E glass, is a glass with properties that reflect radiant heat, thus potentially improving the thermal efficiency of a window. Emissivity is a measure of how much a glass surface transfers radiant heat through it.

Canada Greener Homes Initiative - Advice and Grants

Canada Greener Homes Initiative
In the interest of improving energy efficiency and reducing greenhouse gas emissions in Canada, the Government of Canada is articulating advice, eligible measures and associated grants to qualifying homeowners.

Window installation, the process - what to expect

Buying windows is not always an easy decision… and what should be a very simple process, can be more complicated than most of us would care to deal with. To help put your mind at ease, and so you know what to expect, you’ll find the typical steps and procedures that are required to get you through the entire process.