Van Isle Windows

Van Isle Windows contacted me last summer to give their company photo collection a refresh. I had two fantastic days with management and staff creating head shots, environmental portraits and documenting their industrial process. Here’s a bit of information about this local Vancouver Island company…and a few of the photos we created together!

Q & A with Van Isle Windows

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Your name and role:
LG: Linda Gourlay, General Manager
Your company name:
LG:Van Isle Windows Ltd. 
What does Van Isle Windows do?
LG: From our factory in Victoria, Van Isle Windows has been manufacturing and installing windows all over Vancouver Island since 1978.
What makes your company different?
LG: We are Islanders! We know how the wind blows down a street in November, and how the sun punishes a home in July. We listen for things like traffic and wind noise. We discuss the building and fire codes with our customers to make sure everyone is safe. We ensure you have the right window so that it becomes an enjoyable part of life. And, when you trust us for your window project, your investment supports our Island economy. Not only are we the largest manufacturer of windows and patio doors on Vancouver Island, many of our installers have worked with us for decades, making Van Isle Windows the most experienced installation team on the island as well. What also makes us unique is as much about our employees, as it is about our products and services. We have a varying diverse talent in both our management team, and our employees, some of which have been here for almost the same length of time as the company has been in business. We focus on providing exceptional customer service with an attention to detail. Qaulity products combined with quick and efficient service is the the pillar to our business model.
How do you contribute to the community?
LG: We employee up to 60 employees which relates to local jobs supporting local people and our communities. We have been involved in Habitat for Humanity, sponsored The Top 20 Under 40, sponsored the ProAm Golf Tournament in Victoria and worked with local homeless shelters. Our company and our employees are great ambassadors of our city.
Where can people find out more information about Van Isle Windows?

Industrial Process – Spray painting a window.

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Linda Gourlay – General Manager of Van Isle Windows

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Business Portraits for the Sales Team.

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Pat, one of the other Managers at Van Isle Windows.

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Another example of the industrial process at Van Isle Windows.

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Melissa Welsh is a National-Award Winning Master Photographer located in Nelson, BC. 

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