Door and Window Renovation - Contest: Win $50,000 to Make Your Home More Energy Efficient!

A JELD-WEN Initiative

QUÉBEC CITY, March 15 /CNW Telbec/ - To celebrate its 50th anniversary, JELD-WEN Windows & Doors is launching an innovating new initiative to promote residential energy efficiency in Canada. The general public is invited to enter the "Make Your Home a Star" contest for a chance to win up to $50,000 for renovations that improve home energy efficiency.

The prize includes $30,000 in ENERGY STAR(R) qualified JELD-WEN door and window products and $20,000 for other products designed to improve home energy efficiency. The contest, which is open to all Canadian residents of legal age, runs from March 15 to June 13, 2010.

This prize will help the winner not only improve home energy efficiency but also save on electricity and heating bills. By slashing energy consumption, ENERGY STAR qualified JELD-WEN door and window products offer substantial savings while enhancing home comfort.

What's more, the winner will receive $20,000 to purchase other ENERGY STAR qualified products like household appliances or to carry out additional renovations such as insulating the roof, all in the aim of improving household energy efficiency. To enter the contest or consult the complete rules, visit www.jeld-wen.ca.

JELD-WEN, a global leader in door and window manufacturing, became the first Canadian door and window manufacturer licensed by the Government of Canada to promote the ecoENERGY Retrofit - Homes program in 2007. Present in 17 countries, the company has 200 factories-including 8 in Canada-and over 20,000 employees worldwide. JELD-WEN boasts the largest line of door and window products in the world. It is constantly investing in research and development to offer the industry's most innovative and energy-efficient technologies for homes in Canada and the United States.

For further information: Lisa Bergeron, Eastern Canada Marketing Manager, JELD-WEN, (418)-881-3974, 1-800-463-1930, lisabe@jeld-wen.com; www.jeld-wen.ca