Benson Industries Becomes NFRC's Second Manufacturer
August 18, 2010
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) of Greenbelt, Md.,
announced that Benson Industries LLC, a manufacturer of commercial
fenestration products, including curtainwalls, skylights and storefronts,
has fulfilled all of the requirements for becoming an NFRC Manufacturer Approved
Calculation Entity (ACE) organization.
Benson is now NFRC's second manufacturer ACE, joining the Pella company EFCO.
According to the NFRC, ACE organizations have been established within its new Component Modeling Approach (CMA) Program as the firms who use the CMA software tool (CMAST) to construct virtual fenestration products and to issue label certificates to prove compliance with the building code requirements for fenestration energy-related performance.
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