June 23, 2020
Retailers Say They Want More Information About NFRC
According to a 2019 survey of window retailers, more than half said they use NFRC's Energy Performance Label, but said they are not familiar with NFRC and its Retailer Program.​

Want to learn more about the benefits for this newly revamped program?Join us on July 21, 20 20 for a webinar on an overview of how NFRC can help your sales team. This program’s goal is to educate sales professionals across the industry about the importance of understanding NFRC’s Energy Performance Label.

When you register, we will send you a welcome packet that includes the member window cling and the new infographic explaining the ratings, which are included free in membership.

For more information and to register, click here.
Want Your Company Listed as an NFRC Member?
While all members are listed on the NFRC website, we are now offering members the opportunity to add a link to their company website. To take advantage of this opportunity to promote your online presence, submit this website link agreement.

Together we can highlight NFRC's fair, accurate, and credible ratings of windows, doors, and skylights.

Not a member yet? To read about our benefits and learn more on how to become a NFRC member, click here.
Don't Miss Ongoing Webinar Series
NFRC is hosting a series of informative and educational webinars. Check out the schedule and sign up today!

In case you missed the Networking in a Virtual Environment webinar, you can view the recorded session here . As part of your membership with NFRC, you have these additional resources:
  • Reciprocal Social Media Posting – If you have news, announcements, or events that you would like shared on NFRC's social media, please email us. 
  • Member Company Spotlight If your company is doing something innovative, then let us know and we’ll write a feature on your company.
  • Marketing and Communications (MarCom) Network – On Oct. 1, 2020, we will have our first meeting to kick off the group.
  • Access to Media Resources: NFRC has a host of resources available to members including press release templates, sample Tweets and Facebook posts. We are happy to share those with you.

The Marketing and Communications team at NFRC is here to assist our members in promoting their brand. Questions? Do not hesitate to reach out. Contact Membership Manager Jess Finn jfinn@nfrc.org

Mark Your Calendars!
As meetings and conferences transition from large, in-person gatherings to the virtual environment, NFRC’s Fall Membership Meeting scheduled for Oct. 19-21, 2020 will be held online, too. But that doesn’t mean members will miss any of the valuable informational sessions and networking opportunities offered at our on-site events. During this period of uncertainty relating to the Covid-19 pandemic, 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.
Replacing Old Windows?

Be sure to check out the Efficient Windows Collaborative, now powered by NFRC. Two great organizations together are promoting the benefits and value of high-performance windows. The Efficient Windows Collaborative w ebsite provides design guidance and window installation information to help consumers find the product that meets their needs—all backed by NFRC’s fair, accurate, and credible ratings. For more information on the Efficient Windows Collaborative, powered by NFRC, email ewc@nfrc.org.
DOE Wants to Hear from You

As the fenestration industry continues to evolve, the feedback NFRC members provide today will help push the work for tomorrow. To this end, earlier in June, the Department of Energy’s Buildings Technology Office announced a request for information (RFI) on where they can improve and refine research goals for building windows and window technologies.

Responses to this RFI and any questions related to it must be submitted electronically to BTO_windows_RDO@ee.doe.gov no later than 5 p.m. EDT on Monday, July 20, 2020. 

Read more from Tom Barnett, NFRC's Senior Director of Program, on why you need to submit your feedback to the Department of Energy’s Buildings Technology Office here .
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.