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NFRC Documents Earn ANSI Designation

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) announced that changes to ANSI/NFRC 100 that were approved by membership at the Spring 2015 Committee Week meeting earned the American National Standard (ANS) designation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). A quick … Continue reading

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NFRC Extends Product Certification Cycle

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors has announced they have extended the NFRC fenestration product certification cycle from four years to five years. The change will take effect on March 1, 2016, allowing NFRC time to update … Continue reading

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NFRC Announces Winners of Board of Director Elections

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) five newly elected members of the 2016 board of directors have been named. Greg McKenna (Kawneer/Alcoa) will represent the commercial fenestration industry, Jeff Baker (WESTLab) is the laboratory board member, and Mahabir Bhandari (Oak … Continue reading

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NFRC Names Callahan CEO

Deb Callahan has been appointed chief executive officer of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) by the organization’s board of directors. Callahan had been acting CEO since June 2015 while also serving as the organization’s chief operating officer. “After thoughtful and deliberate … Continue reading

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NFRC’s New Rating Tool Approaching Release

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) announced this week during its membership meeting that it will soon release its fastest-performing version of CMAST, the organization’s commercial fenestration rating tool. “Calculations that used to take 19 minutes now take about 11 … Continue reading

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NFRC Proposes Changes to U-Factor Document

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) ANS Standards Committee and NFRC board of directors approved a plan to submit changes to the ANSI/NFRC 100: Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product U-factors for public review. According to the council, these changes were … Continue reading

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NFRC Meeting Early Bird Deadline Today

Early bird registration for the 2015 National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Membership Meeting, to be held September 21-23 in Minneapolis, ends today. After today, registration will increase by $100, and the reduced hotel rate will no longer be available. For … Continue reading

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NFRC Fall Meeting Online Registration Open

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will hold its fall membership meeting September 21-23 in Minneapolis. Online registration can be accessed here. Early bird registration closes on August 26, and the deadline for registration is Wednesday, September 16. Registration prepayment … Continue reading

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NFRC Moving Forward With Commercial Sector Commitments

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) affirmed in a recent release that it is renewing its commitment to providing the commercial fenestration industry with an energy performance certified rating program. While in the short term the organization is refining its … Continue reading

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NFRC CEO Jim Benney is Latest Departure from Organization

Jim Benney, who served as chief executive officer of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) since 2003, has left the organization, according to a statement from the NFRC’s board of directors. He’s the third veteran staffer to leave NFRC in recent … Continue reading

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