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Panelists Discuss Benefits of Secondary Glazing for Retrofit Projects

The importance of energy efficient building products is growing, driven in part by the increased stringency of local codes and standards. The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) and Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) suggest that window attachment products such as … Continue reading

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New Organization Aims to Rate Window Attachments

The newly launched Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC), which is part of the Window Covering Manufacturers Association, seeks to start a rating, labeling and certification program for energy efficiency in window attachments such as blinds, shades, shutters, drapes, awnings and … 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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