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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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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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