Forms Against NFRC Component Modeling Approach
An informal group of the companies, individuals and groups that
began conversation at the American Institute of Architects show
two weeks ago continued its work at the AAMA meeting this week by
forming a coalition to the fight the National Fenestration Rating
Council's (NFRC) Component Modeling Approach (CMA). Members of the
group have been frustrated by the perceived lack of response by
the NFRC to their concerns about the direction and efficacy of its
Component Modeling Approach.
The group began meeting informally after an USGlass editorial
HERE for related story) about the subject was met with an overwhelmingly
positive response from many people with similar concerns about the
CMA. Many of those who responded decided to meet at AIA and have
now created a coalition to fight against the CMA in its present
The group is expected to release a position paper within the next
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