Posts Tagged ‘ National Fenestration Rating Council ’

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 […]

Public to Review NFRC Documents Before ANSI Submission

Feb 14th, 2020

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) board of directors approved a plan to submit six NFRC documents to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process. The public review and comment period runs through March 23, 2020, according to the council. The six documents to be submitted are: NFRC 100-2020: procedure for determining fenestration product u-factors; […]

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 […]

NFRC Recognizes Two Members for Commitment and Dedication

Oct 15th, 2018

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently recognized two of its members for their dedication and commitment to the organization. Mason Fritz and Dennis Anderson were recognized at the NFRC 2018 fall membership meeting. Fritz received the Emerging Leader Award for his initiative to become more involved and taking on more leadership roles within the […]

NFRC to Host Webinar Series for Future Volunteer Leaders

May 18th, 2017

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) announced its Prospective Leaders Network Summer Series, designed to help “clear a path for aspiring volunteer leaders,” according to a release from the organization. This series of three webinars, held between June and August, will give an overview of some of the major aspects of NFRC’s residential Product Certification […]

MPG For Windows

Sep 23rd, 2014

Since the 1970s our Government has required car manufacturers to glue MPG stickers on every new car sold in the United States. They’re there to help us choose more fuel efficient vehicles that save us money on gas – or at least show a car buyer that one car will go further on a dollar […]

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 Seeks More Commercial Energy Standard Certifications; Encourages Companies to Look to Residential Successes

Dec 12th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) says more commercial manufacturers need to come on board if they want to assure consumers that their products are good for saving energy and lowering costs. During an hour-long webinar this week called, “Meeting Commercial Fenestration Code Compliance,” Ray McGowan, the NFRC’s senior program director, challenged more of the […]

NFRC Committee Week Slated for April 8-10; Hotel Discount Deadline Approaches

Mar 12th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will hold its annual Spring Committee Week April 8-10 in St. Petersburg, Fla. The meetings will be held at the Vinoy Rennaissance, and a discounted rate is available to those who book by Wednesday, March 13. Those who wish to attend can reserve their rooms online or by calling […]

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