Posts Tagged ‘ NFRC ’

NFRC Student Film Contest Entries Due August 1

Jul 11th, 2014

The submission deadline for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) 25th Anniversary Student Film Contest is now less than a month away. NFRC encourages college students in the U.S. and Canada to submit entries by August 1 at 11:59 pm to be considered for one of three cash scholarship prizes. Prizes will be awarded as [...]

NFRC Documents to Undergo ANSI Public Review

Jun 3rd, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) ANS Standards Committee and NFRC board of directors approved a plan to submit the three NFRC documents that are referenced in International Code Council (ICC) Building Codes to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process. The public review and comment period is scheduled to run from May 2 – [...]

NFRC Documents to Undergo ANSI Public Review

May 5th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) ANS Standards Committee and NFRC board of directors approved a plan to submit the three NFRC documents that are referenced in International Code Council (ICC) Building Codes to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process. The public review and comment period is scheduled to run from May 2–June 16, [...]

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 [...]