The adoption of NAFS-08 and the Canadian Supplement (CSA A440S1-09) in many jurisdictions across Canada has brought big changes to the way we grade and label our windows and doors. Fenestration Canada has released a Performance Calculator Tool to assist you in finding the requirements for your projects.
This calculator is meant to be used as a guideline only, and does not necessarily reflect a totally accurate picture of the requirements you may need. Please consult a JELD-WEN dealer or representative to determine the exact requirements for specific projects.
NAFS-08 is a newer fenestration standard that addresses the performance and quality requirements of windows and doors. It serves to harmonize Canadian and American standards. In Canada, NAFS-08 must be used in conjunction with the Canadian Supplement CSA A440S1-09.
The biggest changes are to product labeling requirements and how product performance is rated. Further information about NAFS-08 and what it means to you can be obtained from your authorized JELD-WEN dealer or sales representative.
As of March 1st, 2014, the status of NAFS requirements across the country is as follows: