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NFRC Plays Key Role Performance, Efficiency of Commercial Construction

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Fenestration consumes 32 percent of primary energy in nonresidential buildings. With that in mind, the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is one organization that is involved with helping those in the building industry comply with the ever-evolving and continuously stringent … 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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NFRC Documents to Undergo ANSI Public Review

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) ANS Standards Committee and NFRC board of directors approved a plan to submit the three NFRC documents that are referenced in International Code Council (ICC) Building Codes to the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) … Continue reading

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NFRC to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with Student Film Contest

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) issued a call for submissions for its 25th Anniversary Student Film Contest. College students in the U.S. and Canada are invited to answer the question, “Why do windows matter?” in a video production lasting … Continue reading

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NFRC Board Votes on Various Items Today

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The board of directors of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met today at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., and voted to approve several items from the Certification, Technical and Ratings Committees. The board also received an update on … Continue reading

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NFRC Spring Meeting Kicks Off with Welcome, Educational Presentations

Members of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) are gathered at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn., this week for three days of back-to-back educational and committee meetings. The event began yesterday with a warm welcome from incoming NFRC chairman … Continue reading

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NFRC to Provide Virtual Attendance Option for Spring Meeting

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) has announced that it will provide a virtual attendance option for its Spring Committee Week meeting, taking place March 24-26 in Memphis, Tenn. “Attending NFRC meetings is the best way to be involved and … Continue reading

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NFRC Continues Rating Certificate Push for Non-Residential Projects

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Ray McGowan, a senior program manager with the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), is on a mission to get the word out about NFRC’s commercial rating program. According to McGowan, who led a webinar about the commercial program yesterday, the … 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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Paul Bush Elected to NFRC Board

PPG Industries has announced that Paul W. Bush, manager of technical services for flat glass, has been elected to the board of the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), occupying the Fenestration Industry (primary glass manufacturer) seat. “We are pleased to … Continue reading

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