May 26, 2020

ICYMI Listen to a webinar about recent changes to NFRC’s FenStar® Certification Program after it received accreditation from the American National Standards Institute.

A Conversation with Vice Chair Anthony Cinnamon
As the lone architect on NFRC’s board of directors, Tony brings a unique perspective because he sees firsthand how the NFRC ratings are applied in real-world settings. Read more about his vision for NFRC during his term.

NFRC Mid-Cycle Ballot Virtual Meeting

NFRC and its members are committed to improving NFRC documents and procedures. As part of this effort, NFRC is having its first mid-cycle ballot virtual meeting on July 13, 2020. 

This mid-cycle meeting allows NFRC programs to progress throughout the year without having to wait for a face-to-face meeting.

Save these dates: 

  • June 4, 2020 - Ballots Open 
  • June 24, 2020 - Ballots Close 
  • July 13, 2020 - Virtual Meeting 

We understand that these are difficult times. Please know that any employees who are furloughed are welcomed and encouraged to attend and participate.

NFRC 2020 Fall Membership Virtual Meeting

Due to the ongoing uncertainty regarding the Covid-19 pandemic and its effect on in-person meetings, NFRC’s Fall Membership Meeting scheduled for Oct. 19-21 will be moved to an online meeting. The health and safety of NFRC members and participants, meeting attendees, and staff is paramount.

Stay tuned for more information and to register to attend online.
2020 NFRC Upcoming Webinars
NFRC is hosting a series of webinars over the coming months.
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Member Company Spotlight
In case you missed it -- Our second spotlight is with ODL. Founded 75 years ago, they have been creating products that genuinely make peoples’ lives better.

If you would like your company to be include in the NFRC Member Company Spotlight series, please email
Efficient Windows Collaborative
The Efficient Windows Collaborative is a great resource for consumers to learn the benefits of energy-efficient windows. From design considerations to measuring performance, NFRC and the EWC together break down the complexities of windows and the technology with easy-to-understand explanations and information.

Sustainability / Green Building

According to new research that reviewed data over the last 30 years, NFRC has saved energy as U.S. cities and states adopt building energy codes. Moving forward, NFRC-certified products are expected to continue to save energy and reduce carbon emissions over the next 30 years. 

23 Ways to Lower Your Electric Bill While Still Keeping Cool

The U.S. Department of Energy suggests looking for windows adorned with the "Energy Star" seal of approval and checking each window's rating on the National Fenestration Rating Council's website before making a purchase.

Read more
Meetings / Webinars

  • NFRC 2020 Fall Membership Virtual Meeting, --
October 19-21, 2020

NFRC envisions a future where every window, door, and skylight purchase decision is made using the
NFRC label to evaluate energy performance.