How are Low-E coatings able to reduce energy costs by as much as 12-27%? The answer can be fairly complex, but harnessing a basic understanding of the technical details can impact a window’s performance to create a more desired outcome. There are different types of coatings, and each one has a different effect on which […]
If you have ever had the opportunity to draw windows in a proposed building, you might have come across the problem of what thickness to give to Divided Lites and Mullion, and how to draw the detailed section for each. It is a detail that would only be obvious if you are directly involved in […]
Posted on October 24, 2013
Tagged with Mullion, Simulated Divided Lite, True Divided Lite, Unison Windows & Doors, WindowsRead More
We’re celebrating BC Day at Unison Windows & Doors with an infographic that discusses the benefits of buying BC lumber. Wood has been a hot topic for the past few years, and we’re proud to have local advocates like Michael Green informing the public about the benefits.
Posted on August 2, 2013
Tagged with british columbia, Doors, economy, forestry, Unison Windows & Doors, Windows, wood. windowsRead More
Last Thursday and Friday, we invited architects into our shop for a seminar that would educate the community on processes in the fenestration industry. The guests began to trickle in at 11:30AM, enjoyed a lunch supplied by Roy Manion from BC Wood, and mingled with our staff.
Posted on June 17, 2013
Tagged with AIBC, BC Wood, Hybrid Curtain Wall System, Raico, Unison Windows & DoorsRead More
Unison Windows and Doors recently unveiled our new Hybrid Curtain Wall system in partnership with RAICO. Since our debut in late 2012, the Hybrid Curtain Wall system has received an enormous amount of interest because of its unique look and superior performance capability.
Posted on June 12, 2013
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Unison Windows and Doors recently completed an exciting project for the Kwadacha First Nation’s Health Centre located in the solitary community of Fort Ware. Fort Ware is regarded as one of BC’s most inaccessible communities with the closest major town being Prince George.
Posted on June 12, 2013
Tagged with Custom Build, Doors, Kwadacha Nation Heath Centre, Unison Windows & Doors, WindowsRead More
Early architecture used mullions to achieve larger openings that did not include glass (think Roman archways). The technique was brought to Europe during the Romanesque Era, where common building materials evolved from stone to wood.