Posts Tagged ‘ Outdoor Indoor Transmission Classification (OITC) ’

The Sound of Silence

Sep 21st, 2023

With Energy Star 7.0 looming on the horizon, thermal performance ratings have window manufacturers and dealers wondering just how low U-values can go and how much lower makes a practical difference. As fenestration U–values have been pushed lower and lower in recent years, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) should be thinking about other important […]

Sound Control: The Wave of the Future

Sep 18th, 2019

I recently replaced some windows facing my back yard and one of the things I noticed after the installation is how much quieter it is in that room. The new windows are doing a better job of blocking out unwanted noise such as lawnmowers, barking dogs and even planes taking off or landing at the […]