Posts Tagged ‘ National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) ’

NFRC Launches Improved Consumer-Focused Website

Jan 21st, 2022

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) and the Efficient Windows Collaborative (EWC) have redesigned and updated the efficientwindows.org website to help educate the consumer on the benefits of energy-efficient windows. Since the NFRC acquired the site, the association has steadily improved it, with updates to content and design, collaboration with other industry experts, and upgrades […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Get Involved with NFRC

Dec 13th, 2021

Despite 2021 being a year of online meetings and missed connections with colleagues in person, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) succeeded in laying the groundwork for new and improved programs, engaged members, and increased dialogue within the industry. As plans develop for more in-person meetings, as well as continued online meetings, now is a […]

Official Says DOE Foots Majority of the Risk in New Product Development

Nov 2nd, 2021

With Energy Star Version 7.0 hanging in the final phases of development, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) invited representatives from the Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to provide updates last week, including a discussion about the technologies that might help door and […]

NFRC Recognizes Outstanding Contributions from Members in 2021

Oct 28th, 2021

During its Fall Membership Meeting, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) acknowledged two members who have demonstrated outstanding commitment and shown determination to move NFRC projects and priorities forward, according to a press release. In addition, the NFRC presented the first Sustainability Member of the Year award. Kevin Dix, of Manko Window Systems, was named […]

Research Director Backs NFRC’s Predictions for Increased Demand

Apr 1st, 2021

Amid the welcoming remarks for its Spring Committee Meeting this week, officials for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) predicted continued increases in the market for doors and windows. That message was echoed Tuesday in a fenestration market outlook provided by Nick St. Denis, director of research for Key Media and Research ([DWM]’s parent company). […]

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 Looks to Fill Additional Seat on ANS Committee for Fenestration Issues

Mar 25th, 2021

Due to the interest the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) received earlier this year for seats on its American National Standards (ANS) Committee, the organization is opening an additional general interest user position on the committee. As an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer (ASD), NFRC’s ANS Committee oversees any changes to its […]

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 […]

NFRC Spring Committee Meeting: Hear the 2021 Window Market Outlook, New Administration Changes for Fenestration

Feb 26th, 2021

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), which rates the energy-efficiency of windows, doors, and skylights (also known as fenestration products), has invited Door and Window Market Magazine to share its forecast for the 2021 door and window industry at its Spring Committee Virtual Meeting from March 29-31, 2021. Research Director Nick St. Denis will discuss […]

NFRC Posts Immediate Opening on ANS Committee Overseeing Fenestration Issues

Feb 16th, 2021

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), the nonprofit organization that establishes objective window, door, and skylight energy-performance ratings, has an immediate opening on its American National Standards (ANS) Committee. As an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer (ASD), NFRC’s ANS Committee oversees any changes to its energy-rating programs for fenestration products and ensures […]

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