Beyond the Label

NFRC Figures Prominently at Miami’s Energy Expo

Aug 30th, 2021

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) staff and board demonstrated the value of teamwork during the recent Energy Expo, when they collaborated to educate a diverse group of the organization’s stakeholders. NFRC board member Daniel Huard delivered the event’s keynote address, which was held at the Miami International Airport Convent Center, August 25 and 26. […]

New Partnership Puts Windows at Center of Energy-Efficiency Campaign

Jun 30th, 2021

I’m thrilled to share that the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has joined a new public-private alliance called the Partnership for Advanced Windows Solutions (PAWS), to speed up the mass adoption of energy-efficient windows and attachments. The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the organization leading this initiative, convened a meeting with potential partners to discuss strategies […]

Becoming Part of the Carbon Reduction Solution

May 3rd, 2021

As CO2 levels in the atmosphere continue to rise, the planet is warming at an alarming rate, prompting a global response. The Paris Agreement was adopted in 2015 with the goal to limit global warming to below 2 degrees Celsius and achieve a climate-neutral world by mid-century. Buildings generate nearly 40% of the annual global […]

Despite the Circumstances, Spring Meeting Highlights Optimism

Apr 4th, 2021

It’s exciting times for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC). As we closed the month of March with a successful Spring Committee Meeting, we heard about innovative, long-term technological progress for fenestration and short-term anticipation, as the U.S. economy begins to normalize after the COVID-19 pandemic. In addition to carrying out committee business, our virtual […]

FenStar Ensures Your Customers Know Their Windows Meet Energy Star Standards

Mar 1st, 2021

It isn’t surprising that a recent survey of homebuyers found that energy efficiency is a major driver for decision making. Energy-efficient products, from washers and dryers to kitchen stoves and ranges, save consumers money and cut back on energy use. In a survey done by the National Association of Home Builders, homebuyers ranked the types […]

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