Posts Tagged ‘ Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) ’

NFRC Issues Approval for Use of WINDOW/THERM 7.8.71

Aug 23rd, 2023

The National Fenestration Ratings Council (NFRC) board has approved Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory’s (LBNL) WINDOW 7.8.71 and THERM 7.8.71 for immediate use. Users could begin implementing WINDOW 7.8.71 / THERM 7.8.71 as of Friday, August 18, 2023, and the association “strongly recommends” that use of the new version be implemented by laboratories immediately on any […]

Guest Blog: The Deployment and Adoption Challenge in Residential Homes

May 17th, 2023

by Helen Sanders Deployment and adoption. These are major challenges in getting high-performance envelope solutions into new and existing homes and buildings in the U.S. Deployment is a key focus of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Technologies Office (BTO) programs, driving work at the National Laboratories and their partners. Last week, I was […]

Closing the Door on the Decade and Opening a Window to the Next

Jan 13th, 2020

The new year is officially here and as the door and window industry ramps up for a brand new decade, [DWM] took the time to grab the top stories from the past ten years and learn what those in the industry predict for the next ten. Reflecting on the past and looking to the future, […]

Demand for ‘Skinny Triple’ Lags as Builders Procrastinate in California

Jul 10th, 2019

  A new breed of highly efficient triple-pane windows is drawing the attention of residential builders, who are interested in installing the products in the homes they construct as they pursue means for reducing energy consumption. According to industry representatives who attended a California Energy Commission (CEC) meeting Tuesday, that was just one of the […]