NFRC recently implemented a new requirement (NFRC 706) under its Product Certification Program requiring insulating glass units (IGUs) used in NFRC certified and labeled products to be certified as meeting certain performance requirements by an independent IG certification program (“IGC Program(s)”) listed by NFRC. This requirement went into effect on July 1, 2010.
Some NFRC participants have requested extensions of time to comply with specific NFRC program requirements for reasons identified by those participants. Under strict guidance following NFRC policy, some requests have been granted allowing those program participants to extend the period of time to comply with the IG certification requirement under NFRC 706. Those extensions expire no later than July 1, 2011. Therefore, currently there are products listed in the NFRC Certified Products Directory that have been granted compliance extensions that have not yet received the independent IG certification mandated under NFRC 706.
If you have a question as to whether an NFRC certified and labeled product currently complies with this IG certification requirement, please contact the manufacturer of that product.