Posts Tagged ‘ NFRC ’

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 […]

EPA Releases Criteria for Energy Star Most Efficient 2020

Jul 23rd, 2019

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the latest proposed criteria for its Energy Star Most Efficient program for 2020, including windows. EPA will hold a stakeholder webinar on August 7, from 2-4 p.m. Eastern to discuss the proposed changes. Interested parties can register on EPA’s website.   Windows and sliding glass doors (NFRC operator […]

NFRC Board of Directors Adds Two New Members

Mar 29th, 2019

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) added two members to the 2019 board of directors on Monday during its three-day spring committee meeting in Baltimore. Anthony Cinnamon, principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates Inc., and Lisa Winckler, director at Eastman Chemical Company, joined the NFRC board as of Monday, March 25, 2019. The NFRC Board […]

Codes and Regulatory Update Covers the Gamut

Feb 27th, 2019

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) continues its Annual Conference in Palm Springs, Calif., and the day started with a rapid-fire update on the myriad of programs that are having or could have an impact on the glass, window and door industries. The update was given by Kathy Krafka-Harkema, AAMA’s new and codes and regulatory […]

NFRC Adds New Members to 2019 Board of Directors

Dec 5th, 2018

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently announced two newly elected additions to its 2019 board of directors. “As we celebrate NFRC’s 30th anniversary as the leading rating organization for windows, doors and skylights, we welcome this group of hard-working innovators to our board of directors,” says CEO Deb Callahan. “These new and returning members […]

NFRC Celebrates 30 Years

Oct 12th, 2018

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is celebrating 30 years of servicing the fenestration industry. The non-profit has worked since 1989 to set industry standards for windows, doors and skylights. To mark the occasion, NFRC is starting a campaign called Mission Possible: Celebrating NFRC’s 30th Anniversary, which shares and highlights accomplishments made by the NFRC […]

NFRC Announces New Five Year Plan at Fall Meeting

Oct 9th, 2018

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently announced a new direction, mission and vision at its Fall Membership Meeting in Albuquerque. The NFRC will remain committed to energy performance ratings but will also provide attention to advancing the quality of the fenestration industry by educating consumers about how these products can enhance their quality of […]

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