Why Our Windows Are Better: CSA Certified

Our Windows are CSA Certified

Our Power Smart vinyl windows are custom built to our specifications for us by Vinylbilt a leader in the window industry for over 30 years!

Our windows are CSA certified and exceed the minimum specifiactions as set out for CSA certification

The CSA (Canadian Standards Association) is a non profit independant organisation that tests and certifies windows for energy effiency, air, water and wind penetration, forced entry

CSA Certified Windows should not be confused with the less rigorous testing standards sought by most window manufacturers, such as: CSA approved, CSA compliant or CSA tested windows.

Power Smart windows built by Vinylbilt are CSA Certified, and consistently achieve the highest possible CSA ratings within their class.

To achieve CSA Certification, our windows,are tested in a CSA lab and are subject to random audits at Vinylbilt’s manufacturing facility. This ensures that the manufactured windows, use the same production process and the exact component specifications as those originally tested.

In addition,our windows meet or exceed ENERGYSTAR® specifications.

Why CSA certification marks matter

CSA certification marks offer peace of mind to:

  • Consumers who purchase products
  • Architects and engineers who specify products and procedures
  • Inspectors who must enforce regulations

The CSA mark shows that a product has been independently tested an certified to meet recognized standards for safety or performance.

8 reasons to trust CSA marks

When you see the CSA mark, do what millions of others do each day: proceed with confidence! Here's why:

  1. A CSA mark means that the product has been tested and meets applicable standards for safety and/or performance. These include standards written or administered by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), Underwriters Laboratories (UL), Canadian Standards Association (CSA), National Sanitation Foundation (NSF), and others.
  2. CSA International is a North American leader in product certification, with a respected history dating back to 1919.
  3. CSA International is accredited in the U.S. by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a Nationally Recognized Testing Laboratory (NRTL), and in Canada by the Standards Council of Canada (SCC).
  4. CSA International and its affiliates works closely with the International Association of Electrical Inspectors (IAEI), the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), Health Canada, provincial regulators, and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to promote standards for consumer safety in North America and around the world.
  5. Thousands of Canadian and U.S. companies rely on CSA International for product testing.
  6. CSA International field representatives conduct more than 50,000 factory visits each year, worldwide, to make sure that CSA-certified products continue to meet the applicable standards.
  7. CSA marks are accepted by many inspectors in a wide variety of occupational fields, including health and safety, electrical, gas, building, and plumbing.
  8. Major retail chains carry a multitude of products bearing the CSA marks.

For your peace of mind, choose our Power Smart CSA Certified windows!