Establishment of a Rating Program for Pre- and Post-Fabricated Windows

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This document was prepared to support the Smart Buildings-Material Testing and Rating Centres (SB-2) activity of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Smart Communities Initiative (ESCI). The ESCI was put forward by APEC Leaders at the 2010 meeting in Japan. APEC is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. This document addresses the testing and certification of building products and equipment to support building energy codes, focusing specifically on energy-efficient factory-built windows. It sets forth a proposed structure for an APEC economy to establish a testing, rating, certification, and labeling program for ... continued below

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Parker, Graham B.; Mapes, Terry S.; Shah, B. & Bloyd, Cary N. August 1, 2011.

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This document was prepared to support the Smart Buildings-Material Testing and Rating Centres (SB-2) activity of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Energy Smart Communities Initiative (ESCI). The ESCI was put forward by APEC Leaders at the 2010 meeting in Japan. APEC is the premier forum for facilitating economic growth, cooperation, trade and investment in the Asia-Pacific region. This document addresses the testing and certification of building products and equipment to support building energy codes, focusing specifically on energy-efficient factory-built windows. It sets forth a proposed structure for an APEC economy to establish a testing, rating, certification, and labeling program for efficient factory-built windows. In the context of this document, efficient windows would be windows made with insulating glass (IG) and an efficient frame assembly. The minimum efficiency metric (or thermal performance) for these windows is not quantified in this document and would generally be established by a governmental agency.

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  • Report No.: PNNL-20647
  • Grant Number: AC05-76RL01830
  • DOI: 10.2172/1025683 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 1025683
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc837401

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Parker, Graham B.; Mapes, Terry S.; Shah, B. & Bloyd, Cary N. Establishment of a Rating Program for Pre- and Post-Fabricated Windows, report, August 1, 2011; Richland, Washington. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc837401/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.