Posts Tagged ‘ NFRC ’

NFRC Board Votes on Various Items

Mar 27th, 2014

The board of directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met yesterday at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., and voted to approve several items from the Certification, Technical and Ratings Committees. The board also received an update on the organization’s Independent Verification Program (IVP), among other measures. For the Certification Committee, the board [...]

NFRC Spring Meeting Kicks Off with Welcome, Educational Presentations

Mar 25th, 2014

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Members of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) are gathered at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., this week for three days of back-to-back educational and committee meetings. The event began yesterday with a warm welcome from incoming NFRC chairman Jeff Baker of WestLab and presentations covering the state of the fenestration industry, an update [...]

NFRC to Provide Virtual Attendance Option for Spring Meeting

Mar 13th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has announced that it will provide a virtual attendance option for its Spring Committee Week meeting, taking place March 24-26 in Memphis, Tenn. “Attending NFRC meetings is the best way to be involved and really know what’s going on at NFRC. We recognize, however, that schedules do not always [...]

Paul Bush Elected to NFRC Board

Feb 12th, 2014

PPG Industries has announced that Paul W. Bush, PPG manager of technical services for flat glass, has been elected to the board of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), occupying the Fenestration Industry (primary glass manufacturer) seat. “We are pleased to have Paul as a representative of PPG and primary glass manufacturers on the NFRC [...]

NFRC Spring 2014 Ballot Cycle Underway

Feb 12th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has opened its spring 2014 ballot cycle for comment by current NFRC members. Results will be presented and discussed at the spring 2014 Committee Week meeting, which is being held March 24-26 in Memphis, Tenn. The items up for comment include the following: Ventilation Ratings Ballot – This item [...]

NFRC Spring Committee Week Schedule Available

Feb 7th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has released the scheduling for its upcoming Spring Committee Week in Memphis, Tenn., March 24-26. The meetings will begin with task group meetings on Monday, March 24, and these will conclude on Wednesday, March 26. The detailed schedule is available on the NFRC website. Registration also is available on [...]

Kolbe’s Windows Awarded Energy Star Most Efficient in 2014

Jan 31st, 2014

Kolbe’s windows have been recognized as a most efficient product in The Energy Star® Most Efficient 2014 designation. “Kolbe products are designed for today’s stricter building codes and standards for energy efficiency, as well as the energy requirements for green building rating systems,” says Kolbe’s executive vice president Jeff De Lonay. “You can tailor our products to meet the energy-efficiency level you want [...]

NFRC Elects New Executive Committee

Jan 10th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) elected a new executive committee and welcomed its new board of directors during a meeting in Dallas on January 8. As part of the elections, Jeff Baker of WESTLab was named the group’s new chair. He is joined by the following members of the executive committee elected this week: [...]

NFRC and Partners Win DOE Grant to Promote U.S. Technologies in South Africa

Dec 19th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has been awarded a $450,000, two-year U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) cooperative agreement. The NFRC and the other groups taking part in the project will promote U.S. technologies, energy efficiency, and renewable energy in South Africa. NFRC will provide technical information, fenestration rating and certification methods, and provide limited [...]

NFRC Creates Public Whiteboard for Certification Labels

Dec 19th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has created a whiteboard to help the public understand the value of its certification label without having to understand the science behind it. “We’ve taken a complex topic and made it easy for anyone to grasp in under two minutes,” says Tom Herron, NFRC’s senior manager, communications and marketing. [...]