Posts Tagged ‘ National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) ’

Public Review for NFRC Document Open Through June 19

May 10th, 2023

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors approved four NFRC documents which are now open for public review according to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process. The public review and related comment period are scheduled to run through June 19, 2023. Among the four documents submitted for public review, comment and the […]

Learning to Recognize Our Superheroes, While Striving to be Character Models

May 1st, 2023

The term “superhero” was first used in 1899. Since then, definitions vary. I like a combination of the definitions from Merriam –Webster dictionary and the Britannica dictionary for real people: exceptionally skillful people and those who do dangerous work. On April 25, the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Women in Fenestration group met to discuss […]

NFRC Board Welcomes Three New Directors, Names Executive Committee

Mar 2nd, 2023

At a meeting of the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors in early February 2023, the board appointed its new executive committee and welcomed three new members. The NFRC executive committee includes: Deb Callahan, NFRC CEO Tony Cinnamon, chair, Wiss, Janney Elstner Associates; Helen Sanders, vice chair, Technoform; Mahabir Bhandari, secretary, Oak Ridge […]

DOE Aims to Drive Adoption of Better Glass

Apr 5th, 2021

Amid the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Spring Committee Meeting last week, Doug Anderson, a project manager for the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), reported that sales for Energy-Star-rated products remain high. Too high, perhaps. With program goals initially aiming for 20% adoption and current market shares registering at 86% for windows, 87% for hinged entry […]