Familiarize Yourself with Our Exceptional Ratings
Triple Pane Systems does not use high-pressure sales tactics, we believe in educating our clients. Where can you find the information yourself? The national fenestration rating council (NFRC). With windows and doors making up approx. 35% of your exterior wall space, they are an important part of your home, more than just glass…
You owe it to yourself to understand these facts before you purchase.
NFRC is a non-profit organization that administers the only uniform, independent rating and labeling system for the energy performance of windows, doors and skylights. Their goal is to provide fair, accurate and reliable energy performance ratings.
What is Fenestration?
Fenestration: Any opening in a building’s envelope including windows, doors and skylights.
Windows, doors, skylights and curtain wall manufacturers are constantly improving and re-designing their products to meet the needs of their customers.
How do these customers know the benefits they can get from new technology?
By looking for the NFRC label or Label Certificate and understanding what NFRC ratings mean.
There are a number of resources available to assist you in this area:
- Information on the NFRC Labelbasic explanation of the NFRC label and rating system.
- NFRC Fact Sheets explain the various issues involved in comparing energy-related fenestration performance ─ from Ufactor to Daylighting and Condensation Resistance to Solar Heat Gain.
What is the ENERGY STAR® Windows Program?
Look for the ENERGY STAR logo!
The ENERGY STAR Windows Program is a voluntary partnership between the U.S. Department of Energy and the fenestration industry to promote sales of energy-efficient windows, doors and skylights. By choosing ENERGY STAR qualifying products, homeowners can cut their heating and cooling costs, help make their homes more comfortable and reduce air pollution without sacrificing versatility or style. Manufacturers and retailers agree to promote energy-efficient windows, doors and skylights through a Memorandum of Understanding signed by the U.S. Department of Energy.