This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

National Fenestration Council (NFRC) Accredits Architectural Testing (ATI) To Perform NFRC 202

FRESNO, Calif., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Approved by the NFRC membership in 2012, NFRC 202 provides manufacturers of flat, diffusing products the ability to obtain a Visible Transmittance (VT) rating on the whole product.  Before NFRC 202 existed, manufactures of translucent panels were not able to test for VT via simulation or through the use of a spectrophotometer.  With NFRC's adoption of NFRC 202 and the announcement of Architectural Testing (ATI) as the first and currently only laboratory accredited to perform this type of testing, manufacturers now have a solution for measuring visible transmittance at normal incidence of their translucent panel products.

(Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130108/PH36662LOGO )

"After nearly two years of cooperative work with NFRC to create and publish this standard, we are excited to be able to offer this new service to companies previously unable to obtain a Visible Transmittance rating.  We look forward to expanding this method in the future to cover an even broader range of products," Mike Thoman, Director – Thermal Simulations and Testing, stated upon approval by NFRC .

For additional information on NFRC 202 and to download the standard, NFRC's website can be accessed directly through this link.  A list of NFRC-accredited laboratories can be found here and manufacturers interested in having their products tested may contact the lab directly.

Founded in 1975, Architectural Testing, Inc. (ATI) is a leading ISO/IEC 17025 accredited building products testing laboratory providing more than 2000 defined test protocols at one or more of its fourteen full-service laboratories. Whether at your place, our place or in the field, from Acoustics to Fire and everything in between, Architectural Testing is the total solution for evaluation, testing and certification. For more information, visit www.archtest.com .

For more information or to schedule an interview, contact Tyler Westerling at 559-233-8705 or twesterling@archtest.com

Contact: Tyler Westerling, P.E., Senior Project Engineer, Architectural Testing, Fresno, CA, 559-233-8705, twesterling@archtest.com

SOURCE Architectural Testing, Inc.

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

Jim Cramer's protégé, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!

Markets

DOW 17,164.95 -251.90 -1.45%
S&P 500 1,994.99 -26.26 -1.30%
NASDAQ 4,635.24 -48.1670 -1.03%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs