WESTLab

NFRC Simulation Experts

News

WESTLab is now the first National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) certified Independent Approved Calculation Entity (ACE). With five approved individual ACE's, WESTLab is ready to help the commercial building industry to get project ratings under the new Component Modeling Approach (CMA). Contact Ken Nittler for more information on ACE services.

Bulletin announcing certification from NFRC. Link to USGlass News Network announcement.

About WESTLab

WESTLab is a National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) Accredited Simulation Laboratory with offices in California, Wisconsin and Ontario, Canada. We offer NFRC simulation services to window, door and skylight manufacturers helping the industry get U-factor, SHGC, VT and CR ratings necessary for building energy code compliance and voluntary programs like Energy Star. With six NFRC certified simulators on our staff, WESTLab is one of the largest simulation laboratories in North America. Contact us at: 

California:
 
Ken Nittler, P.E.
1721 Arroyo Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
USA
530-885-9891 voice
530-885-9892 fax
ken@westlab.net
 
         
Wisconsin:
 
Ross DePaola
3473 Dell Drive
Madison, WI 53718
USA
608-221-9510 voice
608-299-3709 fax
ross@westlab.net
 
          
Ontario:
 
Jeff Baker, P.Eng.
4 Beck Blvd
Penetang, Ontario L9M 2H3
Canada
705-812-0710 voice
519-488-1060 fax
jeff@westlab.net
 
           
 

Downloads and Links

Link to WESTLab File Server

Dew Point Calculator Spreadsheet

WESTLab-Spectra Gases-FDR Center-of-glass U-factor vs. Glass spacing study