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Who Can Become a Member?

The AERC is made up of a diverse group of engaged organizations and individuals working together to create a successful energy rating program to help consumers make informed decisions. Organizations or individuals with experience in the window attachments industry and/or energy efficiency are encouraged to join AERC to help drive its development and ensure its success. AERC values a diverse membership that balances industry and public interest participation to help consumers make more energy-efficient choices.

AERC has four membership categories:

Regular

Regular Membership is open to any firm, partnership, corporation or other organization actually engaged, at the time of application for membership, in the business of manufacturing component and/or finished fenestration attachments products.

Dues:
$15,000 if company sales of attachments exceed $75,000,000
$10,000 if company sales of attachments are between $25,000,001 and $75,000,000
$7,000 if company sales of attachments are between $6,000,001 and $25,000,000
$3,000 if company sales of attachments are between $2,000,001 and $6,000,000
$1,000 if company sales of attachments are between $2,000,000 or below

Associate

Associate Membership is open to any firm, partnership, corporation or other organization not eligible for Regular Membership that is actually engaged, at the time of application for membership, in business related to fenestration attachments. This includes but is not limited to associations, testing labs, utilities, and distributors/retailers of window attachments.

Dues: $2,000 per year

Public Interest

Public Interest Membership is open to any firm, partnership, corporation or other organization that is actually engaged, at the time of application for membership, in work primarily intended to serve and improve public welfare.

Dues: $500 per year

Individual Membership

Individual Membership is available to any individual who displays experience as to the fenestration attachment industry, energy efficiency in buildings, and/or energy ratings. Any individual employed by a firm, partnership, corporation, or other organization meeting the qualifications for membership as a Regular, Associate, or Public Interest Member is not eligible for Individual Membership (voting).

Dues: $500 per year

To join AERC, please fill out our membership application and submit it to info@aercnet.org. Please contact info@aercnet.org for more information about the benefits of AERC membership.

Membership Application

Membership fees will be collected on an annual basis. Yearly Membership dates are: 1/1/2017-12/31/2017. Sliding fee scales are not available at this time. Membership fees are non-refundable. Placement in membership categories is subject to AERC discretion.
    Public interest organizations as referenced by the AERC are entities whose purpose is to serve and improve the public welfare, e.g. government and not-for-profit organizations.
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  • Submission of this form is an application for membership in the Attachments Energy Rating Council (AERC). The official representative will be an executive or individual authorized to commit the organization or individual to a course of action and who will attend the council meetings, and we agree not to solicit under the guise of council business. FOR INFORMATION, CALL (212) 297-2122.