Posts Tagged ‘ LBNL ’

New Partnership Puts Windows at Center of Energy-Efficiency Campaign

Jun 30th, 2021

I’m thrilled to share that the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has joined a new public-private alliance called the Partnership for Advanced Windows Solutions (PAWS), to speed up the mass adoption of energy-efficient windows and attachments. The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance, the organization leading this initiative, convened a meeting with potential partners to discuss strategies […]

AERC Launches Certification Program

Apr 16th, 2018

The Attachment Energy Rating Council officially launched Phase 1 of the window attachment certification program, which includes residential cellular shades, blinds (slat shades), roller shades, storm windows and panels, pleated shades and solar screens. The launch is three years in the making – and has left replacement window manufacturers wondering if this will affect sales. […]

Windows Roadmap Session Features DOE Key Players at Forefront of Window Energy-Saving Technologies, Strategies

Jul 3rd, 2012

Experts from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) associated research organizations discussed energy-saving tactics, such as emerging technologies for highly efficient windows and building envelopes, at the meeting of the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) held last week in Minneapolis. “The purpose of the meeting was to present the latest information on the program’s […]

Industry Remembers Dariush Arasteh

Feb 6th, 2012

Dariush Arasteh, staff scientist, at the University of California’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) in Berkeley, Calif., passed away peacefully on February 3 after a long battle with cancer. Arasteh was known in the door and window industry for his technical and innovative solutions. “Dariush was not only one of the pillars of our R&D […]