Posts Tagged ‘ Federal Trade Commission ’

FGIA Sessions Highlight Certification Program Updates and Energy Star 7 Deadline

Feb 22nd, 2024

The deadline for Energy Star 7.0 reports is fast approaching, said Kathy Krafka Harkema, U.S. technical operations director for the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA). Krafka Harkema’s session opened the third day of FGIA’s 2024 Annual Conference at the Omni Amelia Island Resort near Jacksonville, Florida, this week. The conference runs through Thursday. She […]

FTC Watches over Environmental Misrepresentations with “Green Guides”

Nov 7th, 2013

Consumers deserve and are entitled to accurate information about the products they are purchasing. It’s for this reason that Elizabeth Scott says the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is very serious about protecting customers from misleading and deceptive environmental claims with its specific guidelines for environmental marketing. More commonly known as the “Green Guides,” the federal […]

FTC in the News Again

Jul 3rd, 2012

Several years ago those in the window industry didn’t hear the acronym FTC nearly as much as they do now. But in recent years, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has been cracking down on many industries, ours included, and this acronym has become a big part of our industry—like it or not. It started a […]