Posts Tagged ‘ Marc LaFrance ’

DOE Aims to Drive Adoption of Better Glass

Apr 5th, 2021

Amid the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Spring Committee Meeting last week, Doug Anderson, a project manager for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), reported that sales for Energy-Star-rated products remain high. Too high, perhaps. With program goals initially aiming for 20% adoption and current market shares registering at 86% for windows, 87% for hinged entry […]

Energy Experts Share Thoughts on Trends and What the Industry Really Needs

Oct 20th, 2020

“Are you going to stand by and let competitors come in or are you going to get involved?” Those were the words of Marc LaFrance, windows technology manager on the emerging technologies team at the Department of Energy (DOE), when he appeared as part of a panel discussion this week during the virtual fall meeting […]

IEA Introduces Roadmap to Energy-Efficient Building Envelope Technology

Dec 20th, 2013

Officials from the International Energy Agency (IEA) commended advanced nations such as the U.S., Canada, Russia and others for their efforts to date, but says that more can be done still in the building of energy-efficient building envelopes, including the increased use of insulating glass, low-E coatings and triple-glazed windows. Wednesday’s release of the Energy […]

DOE’s Marc LaFrance Takes International Assignment

Aug 14th, 2012

Individuals at door or window companies who are involved in the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Energy Star program have no doubt worked with Marc LaFrance, Building Envelope and Windows Research and Development manager, for the Department of Energy (DOE). LaFrance told DWM magazine that he is leaving the DOE on August 24 to serve as […]

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