We’ve gathered the top online resources to help educate consumers on windows and doors, topics include: energy efficiency, structural requirements and building in a coastal region.
The Department of Energy (DOE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have developed an ENERGY STAR® designation for a host of products, including windows and doors, that meet certain energy performance criteria. Learn more energy saving tips at www.energystar.gov.
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) is a nonprofit, public/private organization created by the window, door, and skylightindustry that has developed a window energy rating system. The NFRC label provides window and door energy properties for easy comparison. Products which are certified to the NRFC standards carry the NRFC label, which provides the specific energy properties for your windows or doors.
Check out more at www.nfrc.org
You can access information about performance, certification, installation, and the maintenance of window and door products at www.aamanet.org.
You can access information about egress requirements at www.egressescapewindows.com.