National Fenestration Rating Council elects new Board member

The US National Fenestration Rating Council“s Board of Directors has, according to a press release dated 5 January 2010, appointed Gary Curtis of ECOS Consulting as the newest voting member on the bo..

The US National Fenestration Rating Council“s Board of Directors has, according to a press release dated 5 January 2010, appointed Gary Curtis of ECOS Consulting as the newest voting member on the board. Curtis will fill the Public Interest category seat vacated by Roland Temple, who announced his retirement in autumn 2009. Curtis, who is a long-time NFRC member and co-chair of the Component Modeling Approach Technical Subcommittee and the Component Modeling Approach Ratings Subcommittee, will serve in this interim role until the 2010 Board of Directors“ election, which will take place in autumn 2010. The board of directors also selected Steve Johnson of Andersen Corp. to take over from Temple as NFRC“s new Certification Policy Committee chair. He will lead the committee as it continues to provide oversight to the implementation of NFRC“s Product Certification Program including, but not limited to: o responding to requests for certification policy interpretation o ruling on appeals related to product certification matters o making recommendations to the board of directors on appeals related to independent certification and inspection agency certification o making recommendations for amendments to the NFRC Product Certification Program.