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Six NFRC Documents Return to Public Review Prior to ANSI Approval

In keeping with the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process, the National Fenestration Rating Council’s ANS Standards Committee and NFRC board of directors approved a plan to submit the six NFRC documents for public review. Public review and comment period … Continue reading

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Energy Efficient Glazing is Growing, But Hindered by Market Dynamics

During the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) 2020 Fall Membership Virtual Meeting last week, attendees gained insights into commercial glazing sales data and trends in energy efficiency. In the session, “Commercial Fenestration Market Study,” presented by consultancy firm Guidehouse, director-in-charge … Continue reading

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Energy Experts Define How Glass Can Play Important Role in Achieving Energy Goals

When the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) met for its fall meeting, the keynote speaker outlined how glass can play a role in reducing our carbon output. Another speaker from the Department of Energy (DOE) talked about research funding available, … Continue reading

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Energy Experts Share Thoughts on Trends and What the Industry Really Needs

“Are you going to stand by and let competitors come in or are you going to get involved?” Those were the words of Marc LaFrance, windows technology manager on the emerging technologies team at the Department of Energy (DOE), when … Continue reading

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Understanding the New NFRC Condensation Index

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) explained the new Condensation Index to the industry last week in a webinar hosted by Dennis Anderson, program manager. He started by telling the attendees what they already know. “When condensation appears the first … Continue reading

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