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BEC Attendees Get Crash Course in Codes

Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting gave BEC Conference attendees an update on construction codes relating to fenestration.

Building code changes and increased stringency require the glass and glazing industry to stay informed, and code expert Tom Culp of Birch Point Consulting did just that at GANA’s Building Envelope Contractors (BEC) Conference earlier this week. Monday, Culp gave … Continue reading

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NFRC Spring 2015 Ballot Cycle to Close Thursday

The Spring 2015 ballot cycle for the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will close on Thursday, February 26. The seven ballots may be reviewed on the NFRC website, but only NFRC members in good standing are permitted to vote. Ballot … Continue reading

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NFRC Releases Spring Committee Week Schedule

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will hold its Spring Committee Week March 23-25 in Memphis, Tenn. The schedule for the event can be found here, and registration can be accessed here. The deadline for registration is Friday, March 6, and prepayment … Continue reading

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Does Window Film Need Another Rating System?

Is there room for another window film rating system? The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) thinks so. With a $1.6 million cost-shared grant from the DOE, the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) has launched the new Attachments Energy Rating Council … Continue reading

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NFRC 2015 Spring Committee Week Registration Available

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) will hold its NFRC Spring Committee Week March 23-25 in Annapolis, Md. The event focuses on issues relating to the energy ratings of the fenestration industry. Registration is available on the NFRC’s website and … Continue reading

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NFRC Says It’s ‘Just Scratching the Surface’ in Ratings and Codes

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Since its founding in 1989, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has issued about 400 project-specific commercial label certificates and roughly 8,500 unique commercial product ratings. But senior program manager Ray McGowan wants to see those numbers go up. Way … Continue reading

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Suntuitive Gets NFRC Certified Products Approval

Self-tinting dynamic glass manufacturer Pleotint LLC announced its Suntuitive interlayer is now listed on the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Approved Interlayer List for laminated glass. “Having the Suntuitive interlayer included on the list is important to us on many … Continue reading

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Title 24 Awareness a Joint Effort in Fenestration Sectors

In July, the state of California put into effect the updated standards of its Title 24 building code, which includes increased stringency in its Energy Efficiency Standards for Residential and Nonresidential Buildings. According to a summary by Title 24 Express, … Continue reading

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NFRC Elects Four First-Timers to Board

Four of the five newly-elected members to the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) board of directors are first-timers, the NFRC announced. While Kerry Haglund of Efficient Windows Collaborative is a returning board member, Catherine Best of Benson Industries, Kevin Vilhauer … Continue reading

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NFRC Fall Meeting Early-Bird Deadline Sept. 5

The deadline for the early-bird registration for the National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) Fall Membership Meeting, to be held in Victoria, British Columbia September 22-25, is Friday, September 5. The meeting schedule, registration, and other details can be found here. … Continue reading

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