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The National Fenestration Rating Council Welcomes Newly-Elected Board Members

Posted by Tom Herron on December 05, 2016
The National Fenestration Rating Council Welcomes Newly-Elected Board Members

The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is pleased to announce the four newly-elected members of the 2017 Board of Directors.

  • Fenestration Industry (Glass Manufacturer)
    Paul Bush, PPG Industries, Inc.
  • Fenestration Industry (Unspecified)
    Joe Hayden, Pella Windows and Doors
  • General Interest (Unspecified)
    Bipin Shah, WinBuild, Inc.
  • General Interest (Not for profit institute of research or higher education)
    Charlie Curcija, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

NFRC’s CEO, Deb Callahan, welcomes the incoming board members, calling them proactive and supportive professionals whose willingness to contribute their time and talent will keep the organization on the path to fulfilling its mission.

“It’s the sense of unifying purpose that brings people together, and the commitment to collaborating that enables them to build a stronger future,” Callahan concluded. “I look forward to working with the new and returning board members to create a successful year for all of us.”

The new board members will be seated in January 2017.

Information on the NFRC Board of Directors, the election process, or NFRC membership, may be directed to Jessica Finn, NFRC Meetings and Membership Manager, at 240-821-9512.

NFRC is a non-profit organization that administers a voluntary, uniform rating, labeling, and certification system for the energy performance of windows, doors, curtain walls, skylights, and other fenestration products. Its members include manufacturers, suppliers, utilities, consumer groups, representatives from the building and code industries, scientific and educational organizations, and government agencies.

 

Tom Herron is the senior director of business development and marketing for NFRC.

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