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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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NFRC Sheds Light on Energy Code Compliance Through New Whiteboard

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has created a new whiteboard showing how easy it is achieve fenestration energy code compliance. The whiteboard introduces “Joe,” an animated commercial window manufacturer who uses NFRC’s commercial ratings program overcome the challenge of … Continue reading

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National Fenestration Rating Council Returns to Exhibit at Glass TEXpo™ 2014

The Glass TEXpo™ show floor will once again include the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) as an exhibitor. The two-day architectural glass event is scheduled to take place at the Wyndham San Antonio Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, April 10-11. … Continue reading

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NFRC Spring 2014 Ballot Cycle Underway

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has opened its spring 2014 ballot cycle for comment by current NFRC members. Results will be presented and discussed at the spring 2014 Committee Week meeting, which is being held March 24-26 in Memphis, … Continue reading

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NFRC Promotes User-Friendly Building Energy Codes

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Ray McGowan says calling the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is always the best bet when there is any question whether any commercial windows meet necessary building energy codes. That adage, he says, also holds true if the certifying labels … Continue reading

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NFRC Elects New Executive Committee

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) elected a new executive committee and welcomed its new board of directors during a meeting in Dallas on January 8. As part of the elections, Jeff Baker of WESTLab was named the group’s new … Continue reading

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