AERC Gears up for Semi- Annual Fall Meeting

AERC Gears up for Semi- Annual Fall Meeting To host sessions on automation, certification, marketing efforts, and more NEW YORK (November 16, 2020) – The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) is hosting its semi-annual members meeting in a virtual format from November 18-19. This meeting will gather important leaders in the window attachment space, from … Continue reading

November 16, 2020

AERC Launches Commercial Secondary Window Program, Moves into New Sector of ‎Window Attachment Market ‎

AERC Launches Commercial Secondary Window Program, Moves into New Sector of Window Attachment Market   NEW YORK (October 22, 2020) – The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC), an independent, public interest, non-profit organization whose mission is to rate, label and certify the energy performance of window attachment products, has launched a new arm to its … Continue reading

October 22, 2020

AERC Marks Research and Organizational Milestones

AERC Marks Research and Organizational Milestones NEW YORK (June 16, 2020) – The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) recently held its semi-annual members meeting, gathering an influential group of representatives from government and research organizations, leading manufacturers, and utilities. The 2-day virtual event featured engaging presentations, including: New research findings presented by Oak Ridge National … Continue reading

June 16, 2020

AERC Announces First Energy Ratings For Window Shades

AERC Announces First Energy Ratings For Window Shades (Port Chester, NY – January 22, 2020) – The Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announce that Hunter Douglas, a leading manufacturer of custom window treatments, has earned the very first energy performance rating for window coverings on their lines of … Continue reading

January 30, 2020

ENERGY STAR® Releases Low-E Storm Windows Specification

ENERGY STAR®, a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Department of Energy voluntary program providing straight-forward, credible information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions, has announced completion of a new certification program for interior and exterior storm windows. According to the EPA, labeling storm windows as ENERGY STAR-certified will help … Continue reading

October 30, 2018

AERC Announces 2018 Fall Meeting in November

AERC is excited to announce that the Attachments Energy Rating Council’s 2018 Fall Meeting will take place on Monday, November 12th through Wednesday, November 14th in Chicago, IL. The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown. Come and join AERC to connect with manufacturers, efficiency organizations, national labs, and others, … Continue reading

September 19, 2018

AERC Trainer: Request for Proposals

The Attachment Energy Rating Council (AERC)’s Simulation Trainer will be an integral part of the AERC Energy Improvement program. AERC requires that anyone interested in becoming an AERC Accepted Simulator participate in training conducted by the AERC Simulation Trainer that covers the relevant software tools and simulation processes as well as certification policies and procedures. … Continue reading

April 25, 2018

Successful Pilot Program for Storm Windows

Focus on Energy, an energy-efficiency group working with Wisconsin electric and natural gas utilities, carried out a pilot program discounting the purchase of low-e storm windows at local retailers. Low-E storm windows have many energy saving benefits. Generally, storm windows improve efficiency by reduce the air leakage from the window making the home more airtight. … Continue reading

March 27, 2018

Open for Certification!

The AERC certification program for residential Phase 1 window attachment products has officially launched! Phase 1 window attachments include residential cellular shades, blinds (slat shades), roller shades, storm windows and panels, pleated shades, and solar screens. Detailed information and resources for window attachment manufacturers and material manufacturers are available on the new Certification Program section … Continue reading

March 14, 2018