Posts Tagged ‘ condensation index ’

With COVID Out of the Way, FGIA Regains Laser Focus on Initiatives

Feb 16th, 2023

A professional crowd moves through a hotel lobby.

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance’s (FGIA) annual conference took place this week in San Diego, where officials provided updates for various initiatives and collaborations. After progress slowed amid the COVID-19 pandemic, most efforts have since regained their momentum, officials said, including several impacting the environment and building codes, and one that’s set to change […]

Understanding the New NFRC Condensation Index

Aug 18th, 2020

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) explained the new Condensation Index to the industry last week in a webinar hosted by Dennis Anderson, program manager. He started by telling many of the window manufacturers in attendance what they already know. “When condensation appears the first thing the consumer wants to do is blame the window […]

NFRC Approves Ballots at Mid-Cycle Meeting

Aug 7th, 2020

At the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) mid-cycle virtual meeting on July 13, 2020, NFRC membership approved ballot changes to eight of the ten proposed ballots. Two were sent back to their respective committees for further review. The NFRC board of directors then approved those eight ballot measures so that the changes may be implemented. […]

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 […]