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Thank you for your interest in getting involved with NFRC. We have amazing volunteers who give their time to keep NFRC progressing and we are excited for you to get started.

Throughout the year various opportunities will be posted in the categories below.  If you are not sure which area would be the best fit, just enter "other" and someone from staff will be in touch with you.

If you have any questions, please email membership@nfrc.org. 

New Commercial Program Volunteer Interest list - Click here to register your interest.

 

Membership Committees

Membership committees meet twice a year at the membership meetings. To be a chair or vice chair you must meet the following requirements:

  • Available a minimum of three hours per NFRC membership meeting
  • Current NFRC member
  • Member in good standing of that committee

 

Technical Committee Vice-Chair

Scope: This committee develops, coordinates, and oversees NFRC’s tools, standards and procedures in regard to the testing for rating fenestration and fenestration attachment products. 

 

Board Policy Committees

The Board selects members for these committees and appoints a chair. The bylaws set a minimum and maximum number of members of each committee. To be on the committee listed below you must meet the following requirements:

  • Available one hour a month for conference calls, plus time reviewing technical interpretation requests and proposed simulation manual changes
  • Current NFRC member

  

Subcommittees

Subcommittees meet twice a year (as needed) at the membership meetings. The requirements for a chair and vice chair include:

  • Available approximately 2 hours per NFRC membership meeting
  • Current NFRC member
  • Recommended that you have attended at least one meeting
  • Industry experience that demonstrates subject matter knowledge

 

Condensation Resistance Subcommittee Chair

Scope: The Condensation Resistance Subcommittee is responsible for developing and coordinating NFRC 500: Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product Condensation Resistance Values and NFRC 501: User Guide to the Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product Condensation Resistance Rating Values.

 

Software Subcommittee Chair

Scope: The scope of the Software Subcommittee is to:

  • Develop guidelines for the development of software tools and their documentation as used in NFRC ratings;
  • Review and prioritize software development requests;
  • Provide oversight for software development efforts; and
  • Develop and maintain software acceptance criteria.

The purpose of this effort is streamlined, robust, accurate and well documented software that fulfills NFRC core mission.

 

Thermophysical Properties Subcommittee Vice Chair

Scope: The Thermophysical Properties Subcommitteeis responsible for developing and maintaining NFRC-101 and review and approval of the submitted data according to these documents.

 

Ventilation Subcommittee Chair

Scope: To develop a standardized method for calculating net ventilation area of operable products.

 

705 CMA PCP Subcommittee Chair

Scope: To maintain a component-based certification and rating procedure for fenestration products that will yield accurate energy performance data for use in code compliance and for meaningful building energy analysis. The certification and rating program shall be credible, simple, cost effective, fair, uniform, and useful.

 

Task Groups

Task groups meet as needed throughout the year. The requirements for chairs and vice chairs include:

  • Available approximately 2 hours a month
  • Active member of the task group or other related group
  • Industry experience that demonstrates subject matter knowledge

 

705 CMA PCP Review Task Group Chair

Scope: The task group is responsible for maintaining the NFRC 705 CMA-Product Certification Program document.

 

Skylight Task Group Chair

Scope: The Skylight Task Group is responsible for coordinating, maintaining, and developing thermal issues for NFRC technical documents. The Task Group reports all recommendations to the U-factor Subcommittee.

 

 

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