ACE & ACE Organizations

Approved Calculation Entities (ACEs)

An ACE is an individual who has attended an Approved Calculation Entity Training Workshop, completed and passed all necessary examinations, and has obtained a Certificate of Approval that qualifies him or her to carry out performance calculations of fenestration products and issue label certificates using the Component Modeling Approach Software Tool (CMAST).

For more information on becoming an ACE, please contact jpadgett@nfrc.org.

What is an ACE Organization? It is a legal entity owned by the ACE, or that employs or contracts with the ACE, to perform CMA calculations and issue certified CMA Label Certificates.

For more information on becoming an ACE organization, please contact shanlon@nfrc.org.

ACE Organizations

The following companies have become an ACE Organization and may issue label certificates:

Benson Industries, LLC
1650 NW Naito Parkway, Suite 250
Portland, OR 97209
Catherine Best
503-226-7611

EFCO
1000 County Rd.
Monett, MO 65708
Joseph Holmes
417-235-3193

Kawneer Company, Inc.
555 Guthridge Court
Norcross, GA30092
Greg McKenna
770-840-6433

LCG Facades
1211 South 700 West
Salt Lake City, UT 84104
Ted Derby
801-975-0281

Oldcastle Building Envelope
805 Airport Road
Terrell, TX  75160
Ben West
972-551-6104

Wausau Window & Wall Systems
7800 International Dr.
PO Box 1746
Bryon Rattman
715-846-3239

Window Tech Inc
6520 212th Street SW
Lynnwood, WA 98036
Jesse Winters
425-778-2050

Architectural Testing, Inc
130 Derry Court
York, PA 17406
Mike Thoman
717-764-7700

Quast Consulting & Testing, Inc.
1055 Indianhead Dr
Mosinee, WI54455
Brian Sasman
715-693-8378

WESTLab
1721 Arroyo Drive
Auburn, CA 95603
Ken Nittler
530-885-9891

The following people have passed the ACE exam (note: Only ACE organizations can issue label certificates; the following list is for reference only and is not meant to imply that these individuals are authorized to issue label certificates).

Name Company
Dave Deshaine McMahon Air-Ins
Chuck Thompson All New Glass
Nancy Somera ALT Cladding
Lawrence Ginsberg Arcadia Inc
Allison Goodyear Architectural Testing, Inc.
Kevin Louder Architectural Testing, Inc.
Kristen Louder Architectural Testing, Inc.
Michael Thoman Architectural Testing, Inc.
Jim Schwartzhoff Atascadero Glass, Inc.
Catherine Best Benson Industries, LLC
Mordechey Emek B-Pro Safeguard Inc
Mike Barker BuildingPhysics South Africa
Ron Wooten CR Laurence – US Aluminum
Anagee Cabugnasan Dalkia Inc.
Clefford Gonadan Dalkia Inc.
Bobby Brown EFCO Corporation
Josue Cavazos EFCO Corporation
Mason Fritz EFCO Corporation
Vincent Molluzzo Energy Inspectors
Anis Jan Fenestration Simulation Engineering
Debra Dotschkat Glass Canada
Jeff Douglas Goldfinch Brothers, Inc.
Jim Jorgensen HBS Aluminum
Natalie Clothier HBS Aluminum
Rodney Vercellotti HBS Aluminum
GRAHAM WRIGHT Independent
Krishna Kumar Letchumanan Independent
Amy Patrick Kawneer Company Inc.
Boni Fritts Kawneer Company Inc.
Greg McKenna Kawneer Company Inc.
Guatam Raha Kawneer Company Inc.
Shawn Grant Kawneer Company Inc.
Sneh Kumar Kawneer Company Inc.
Tausha Barbaree Kawneer Company Inc.
Brandt Strong LCG Facades
Andrew Riley LinEl Signature
Ben West Oldcastle Building Envelope
Brian Sasman Quast Consulting & Testing
Stephanie Skoglund Quast Consulting & Testing
Casey McDonald RDH Building Sciences
Alan Cunningham Reynaers Aluminum
Benoit Dussault Reynaers Aluminum
Judy Walker Reynaers Aluminum
Marijke Rymenants Reynaers Aluminum
Neil Sharp Reynaers Aluminum
Philip Kelly Reynaers Aluminum
Sean Lyng Reynaers Aluminum
Gary Brown SBC Services
Alex King Steel Encounters
Fanie Basson Swartland Boudienste
Johan Visser Swartland Boudienste
Kookchul Bae Taesung Curtain Wall Co., Ltd
Brandon Simon Tubelite, Inc.
Dan Goodman Tubelite, Inc.
Matt Tschida Tubelite, Inc.
Rick Hillesheim Tubelite, Inc.
Zack Kukkonen Tubelite, Inc.
Brad Glauser Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Bryon Rattmann Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Gregg Tassone Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Jerry Habeck Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
John Kolbeck Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Josh Cole Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Russell Williams Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Steve Gille Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Thomas Hammerbeck Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Todd Sackmann Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Tyler Hawkins Wausau Windows & Wall Systems
Anthony Campla West Tampa Glass
Jeff Baker WestLab
Ken Nittler WestLab
Lanny Dana WestLab
Bipin Shah WinBuild, Inc.
Kenneth Snader Winco Window
Jesse Winters Window Tech
David Warden YKK AP America Inc
Ivan Zuniga YKK AP America Inc

Calculation Entity Approval Program (CEAP)

The CEAP sets forth requirements applicable to legal entities that wish to participate in the NFRC Component Modeling Approach Product thermal imaging of homeCertification Program (CMA-PCP) as an Approved Calculation Entity (ACE) Organization that is authorized to provide performance calculations of fenestration products and issue CMA Label Certificates using the services of individuals who have received Certificates of Approval as Approved Calculation Entities (ACEs) under the CEAP.

The CEAP also sets forth the requirements for individuals to obtain Certificates of Approval as ACEs and conduct day-to-day operations under the program.

For more information on the Calculation Entity Approval Program (CEAP) view the document that guides the CEAP, NFRC 708.