Posts Tagged ‘ NFRC ’

NFRC Elects New Board Members

Oct 24th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently held elections for its board of directors. Nominated and elected by NFRC membership, the following people will join the board or have been re-elected in the following seats: Joe Jonely will assume a Fenestration Industry (unspecified) seat. He has been with AMSCO Windows in Salt Lake City, Utah, [...]

A Fresh Perspective on the NFRC

Oct 3rd, 2013

Attending the NFRC meeting last week as a guest speaker provided me with a fresh perspective on this organization and how it is eager to expand and broaden participation among manufacturers of fenestration products. Back in the day, I attended NFRC meetings when the organization was in its infancy. I have seen our industry transform [...]

NFRC Names Michael Thoman 2013 Member of the Year

Sep 26th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has named Michael J. Thoman as the 2013 Dariush Arasteh Member of the Year. Nominated by his peers, Thoman was chosen as the award’s recipient by the NFRC board of directors. In his 13-year history with NFRC, Thoman has proved to be a tireless leader and diligent collaborator, having [...]

NFRC Names Michael Thoman 2013 Member of the Year

Sep 25th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has named Michael J. Thoman as the 2013 Dariush Arasteh Member of the Year. Nominated by his peers, Thoman was chosen as the award’s recipient by the NFRC board of directors. In his 13-year history with NFRC, Thoman has proved to be a tireless leader and diligent collaborator, having [...]

NFRC Documents to Undergo ANSI Process

Aug 19th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) announced its board of directors has approved a plan to submit the three NFRC documents referenced in International Code Council (ICC) Building Codes for the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process in 2014. The three documents to be submitted for public review, comment and the full ANSI consensus process [...]

NFRC Fall 2013 Ballot Cycle in Process

Aug 14th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Fall 2013 ballot cycle opened for comment by current NFRC members. Results will be presented and discussed at the Fall 2013 NFRC membership meeting which will be held September 23-25 in Tempe, Ariz. Items up for comment include NFRC 101 Ballot, which clarifies language regarding timelines, staff responsibilities for [...]

NFRC 100 and 200 Adapted to Allow Certain Shading Devices to be Rated for U-Factor, SHGC

Apr 18th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Board of Directors has approved changes to its NFRC 100 and NFRC 200 standards, allowing certain shading devices to be rated for U-factor and solar heat gain coefficient (SHGC). These changes apply to products that use shading systems (blinds, shades, etc.) “that are integral to the product as shipped [...]

NFRC Passes Several Ballots, Tables Others and Has Board Member Changes

Apr 11th, 2013

Michael Thoman, Architectural Testing Inc., discusses air leakage rating and labeling at the NFRC Spring 2013 Committee Meeting Week in St. Petersburg, Fla.

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) discussed several additional balloted codes and edits during days two and three of its Spring Committee Meetings in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Ratings Committee convened Tuesday afternoon, opening with discussions from the NFRC 700 Product Certification Program (PCP) and NFRC 705 Component Modeling Approach (CMA) Certification subcommittees. NFRC members [...]

Ballots Passed at the 2013 NFRC Spring Committee Meeting

Apr 9th, 2013

Jeff Baker (left) today announced his resignation as chair of the technical committee.

Following two days of technical subcommittee meetings, the technical committee convened this morning at the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) 2013 Spring Committee Meeting in St. Petersburg, Fla., and passed several balloted changes. The ballots covered editorial changes for: • NFRC 400 from the air leakage subcommittee; • NFRC 500 Complex Glazings from the condensation [...]

NFRC 2013 Committee Meeting Week Opens

Apr 8th, 2013

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The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) 2013 Committee Meeting Week in St. Petersburg, Fla., kicked off today with several committee blocks as well as a networking luncheon and presentation followed by two optional tours. For the first day of the meeting, attendees began with a research and technology committee block, including optical properties, research and [...]