National Fenestration Rating Council


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National Fenestration Rating Council

(NFRC)
National organization that sets standards for windows and doors.
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Paul, MN 55103/(651)268-7585; National Fenestration Rating Council, 1300 Spring Street, Suite 500, Silver Spring, MD 20910/(301)589-6372.
Brewster, NY, September 18, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Windorsky, providers of the ultimate in steel and bronze windows and doors, is proud to be the only steel window manufacturer in the world to earn a prestigious National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) rating.
The National Fenestration Rating Council (www.nfrc.orq), a nonprofit organization whose goal is to provide accurate information about the energy performance of windows, doors, and skylights, is trying to help builders capitalize on the rising number of windows in homes and increasing awareness of energy costs.
That's where the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) comes in.
The National Fenestration Rating Council - a non-profit collaboration of window, door, and skylight manufacturers and suppliers, utilities, building trade associations, government agencies, and consumer organizations - was founded to establish an energy performance rating and labeling system for window, doors and skylights.
National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC), Silver Springs, MD, is
At the time this work was completed, its purpose was to provide information for use in the National Fenestration Rating Council's efforts to create their draft standard titled "Standard Test Method for Measuring the Solar Heat Gain Coefficient of Fenestration Systems Using Calorimeter Hot Box Methods." This research was intended to provide insight into the potential problems related to the measurement of the SHGCs of high-mass window fenestration products using solar calorimeters.
Manufacturers assign window ratings for purposes of comparison; plus, the National Fenestration Rating Council assigns each encased window manufactured in the U.S.
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