NFRC Spring Meeting Opens in Nashville

The National Fenestration Rating Council's (NFRC) spring meeting began today at the Loews Vanderbilt Hotel in Nashville, Tenn.

Joe Hayden of Pella, NFRC chairman of the board, welcomed attendees during this morning's opening session. He used the opportunity to express appreciation to Marcia Falke of Keystone Certifications, outgoing NFRC chairperson, and also recognize 12 first-time meeting attendees. In addition, Hayden announced that NFRC has gained 34 new members in the past year.

Hayden, who took over as chairman last December, also talked about some of what he would like to accomplish in his new position. His list includes completing current projects (such as the council's Component Modeling Approach [CMA] and implementation of insulating glass [IG] certification) and starting new projects, including taking a close look at Building Information Modeling (BIM). He described BIM as "an evolutionary, living breathing interactive model of a building," and the next generation of CAD. Another new project in consideration is pursuing ANSI accreditation.

Click bellow to read the entire article.

600450 NFRC Spring Meeting Opens in Nashville
Date: 5 March 2008
Source: Usgnn

See more news about:

Others also read

Insulation giant Saint-Gobain Isover is inviting submissions for its 2009 international architectural student competition which has prize money totalling €6,500 at stake.
We thank all our visitors, members and friends for being part of our site during 2008. We’ve loved having you here. We would like to wish you Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.
On 11 December 2008 the only producer of glass packaging in Slovakia, Vetropack Nemsova, a subsidiary of Vetropack Holding of Switzerland, launched a new automated line for sorting glass cullet, worth SKK 170mn (EUR 5.61mn USD 7.51mn).
Saint-Gobain Containers shut down its second furnace Monday in the second phase of a temporary layoff at the glass plant as a result of economic pressures.
Nuova Oxidal in cooperation with Politecnico di Milano and Texs consortium is organizing a specialization course for project, furnishing and building up of temporary spaces.
As a result of the extreme devaluation of the Ukrainian hryvnia (UAH) against the US dollar, the Vetropack Group has adjusted downwards its expectations for the current 2008 financial year.

Add new comment