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National Fenestration Rating Council Announces 2nd Annual Student Film Contest

Apr 17th, 2015

Attention parents of future filmmakers: The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is now accepting submissions for its second annual student film contest. NFRC initiated the contest in 2014 to celebrate 25 years of service to architects, builders and consumers. College students in the U.S. and Canada are invited to demonstrate the different energy performance ratings that […]

Wausau Gets ACE Approval From NFRC

Nov 20th, 2014

The National Fenestration Ratings Council (NFRC) has approved Wausau Window and Wall Systems as a Manufacturer Approved Calculation Entity (ACE) Organization under the Component Modeling Approach (CMA) Certification Program. Wausau products listed in NFRC’s Certified Products Directory include its operable and fixed windows, sliding glass doors and unitized curtainwall. In 2009, Wausau’s John Kolbeck and Tom […]

Milgard Engineering Manager Elected to 2015 NFRC Board of Directors

Nov 6th, 2014

Kevin Vilhauer, engineering manager of testing and certification at Milgard, is one of five newly elected members in the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) board of directors. Vilhauer represents the primary residential product manufacturer in the fenestration category. “This has been an especially exciting election because we ended up with four new people on the […]

NFRC Documents Receive ANSI Designation

Oct 28th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has announced that three of its documents have earned the American National Standard (ANS) designation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The three NFRC documents referenced in International Code Council building codes were the ones subjected to the process. The documents, with their new designations, are: ANSI/NFRC 100-2014: […]

NFRC Announces Student Film Winners

Oct 10th, 2014

National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Student Film Contest, held as part of the NFRC 25 Year Anniversary, were announced at the NFRC Fall Membership Meeting. Prizes were awarded as follows: First place ($1,500) – Michelle Gupta and Jessica Wu; Second place ($750) – Carlos Perez; and Third place ($500) – Emily Blazek. All three films […]

Strawn, Rygg, Larsen Receive NFRC Service Award

Oct 9th, 2014

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently recognized Steve Strawn of Jeld-Wen Inc., Tony Rygg of William Rygg Consulting, and Jim Larsen of Cardinal Glass Industries with its Board of Directors’ Service Award. The award recognizes the time, experience and integrity that NFRC’s members have given the organization through their contribution on the board. “Their […]

GANA Fall Conference Discussions Cover Big Topics

Sep 29th, 2014

Culp GANA Energy Division Update 23Sep14.pdf

When the Glass Association of North America (GANA) divisions and committees met in Toronto last week for the group’s Fall Conference, members had plenty to discuss. Those in attendance covered topics ranging from ongoing interest in Building Information Modeling (BIM) to codes and standards, energy performance and more. In the Energy Division meeting, Tom Culp […]

The Peak of the Selling Season Commences So Remember the Four L’s

Sep 29th, 2014

We are now heading into the heart of the busy selling season, and for window manufacturers, the fall season is a bit like Christmastime to a retailer. It is time to pull out all the stops and sell! When it comes to selling, remember to arm your salespeople with the knowledge and sales aids to […]

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 – […]