Posts Tagged ‘ Deb Callahan ’

EPA Outlines Final Pathway to Energy Star 7.0

Apr 2nd, 2021

Representatives from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) provided an update this week, outlining the final phases toward Energy Star Version 7.0 for doors, windows and skylights. The session was provided as part of the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Spring Committee Meeting. “We’re getting close,” said Doug Anderson, […]

NFRC Opens Spring Committee Meeting on Notes of Optimism

Mar 30th, 2021

“The green wave is coming,” announced officials for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) yesterday, and along with it an expected 25% increase in the market for doors and windows, they added. That was one of several messages used to usher in the council’s Annual Spring Committee Meeting this week, which is being held virtually. […]

NFRC Members Elect New Slate of Directors to Serve on Board

Dec 11th, 2020

The National Fenestration Ratings Council (NFRC) has elected three members to the board of directors for the 2021 term. With a focus on diversifying the board, these individuals have expertise in energy-efficiency building codes as well as research credentials from a national lab, according to the nonprofit organization. This year, members voted to approve two […]

Efficient Windows Collaborative Becomes a Part of National Fenestration Rating Council

Apr 28th, 2020

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) announced today that it has acquired the Efficient Windows Collaborative (EWC) and its proprietary online Window Selection Tool. NFRC rates and certifies the energy efficiency of windows, doors, and skylights that make buildings more comfortable and reduce carbon emissions. Meanwhile, the EWC has been an online resource for consumers […]

NFRC’s Virtual Spring Meeting Has More than 100 Online Attendees

Mar 26th, 2020

As trade shows and conferences around the world are postponed indefinitely, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) held its Spring Committee Meeting online. Following government guidance to limit travel and in-person gatherings to prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), NRFC transitioned within one week of its Spring Committee Meeting to an online meeting. The […]

National Fenestration Rating Council Welcomes New Leadership

Feb 10th, 2020

The board of directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) elected a new team of corporate officers to lead its executive committee in 2020. Leadership members include: Chair: John Gordon, National Certified Testing Laboratories (NCTL); Vice Chair: Anthony Cinnamon, Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc.; Secretary: Ravi Srinivasan, University of Florida; and Treasurer: Greg McKenna, […]

New Program Streamlines Energy Performance Testing of Windows, Doors, Skylights

Feb 3rd, 2020

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently announced the launch of a new process that it hopes will greatly reduce the time needed for simulating, in turn helping get innovative new windows, doors and skylights to market faster. According to the council, its new Linear Energy Analysis For Fenestration (LEAFF) methodology leverages the simulation process that it has used […]

These are the NFRC’s Interim CEO’s Top Priorities

Aug 27th, 2015

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) interim CEO, Deb Callahan, is introducing and implementing the organization’s “new vision.” She took over the role after the previous CEO, Jim Benney, departed in July. A New Vision The former vision was, “The recognized leader in energy performance rating and certification programs for fenestration products.” The revised vision? “NFRC is the […]

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