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Committees: ANS Standards Committee


The NFRC ANS Standards Committee is responsible for the adoption and revisions to NFRC ANSI Standards and to ensure the ANSI consensus process is followed.

Chair: Joseph Hayden

Vice Chair: Michael Thoman

Staff Liaison: Robin Merrifield

NFRC has established a standing committee designated as the "ANS Standards Committee” (Standards Committee) to oversee the review process. The ANS Standards Committee must be comprised of a variety of interested stakeholders:


  • Manufacturers and vendors of fenestration products or components organizations that represent fenestration industry interests
  • Third party fenestration inspection and accreditation agencies
  • Test and simulation laboratories
  • Similar parties with interests in fenestration issues


  • Consumers and consumer advocacy organizations
  • Utilities and other energy service providers
  • Architects, specifiers, and design professionals
  • Builders and other construction contractors
  • Similar parties with interests in fenestration issues

General Interest:

  • Institutions of higher learning and research
  • Federal, state, or local government and energy or building code offices
  • Non-profit organizations promoting energy efficiency or conservation
  • Other standards developers involved in energy efficiency and performance
  • Other interested parties not included in the other categories

Committee Roster:

Producer Category:
Joseph Hayden, Pella Windows and Doors (Chair)
Michael J. Thoman, Architectural Testing, Inc. (Vice Chair)
Thomas Culp, Birch Point Consulting LLC
Darrel Smith, International Window Film Association

User Category:
Anthony Cinnamon, WJE
Kerry Haglund, Center for Sustainable Building Research, U. of Minnesota

General Interest Category:
Bipin Shah, WinBuild, Inc.
Ravi Srinivasan, University of Florida, College of Design, Construction and Planning
Roland Temple, Retired

Additional Information on the Committee 

Next Meeting: June 23 2014 at 2:00 p.m. (EST). For information on the meeting, please contact Robin Merrifield

Meeting Minutes:

April 11, 2014
March 10, 2014
January 16, 2014

June 19, 2013

July 10, 2012
April 18, 2012

October 19, 2011

NFRC Document Process for ANSI Public Review

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