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AAMA Updates Architecturally Finished Aluminum Documents

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released two aluminum-specific documents—the combined AAMA 609/610-15, “Cleaning and Maintenance Guide for Architecturally Finished Aluminum” and CW-10-15, “Care and Handling of Architectural Aluminum from Shop to Site.” AAMA 609/610-15 spells out methods, … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: Becoming a Master

I had a dream—a dream to become a master. It all started in 2013 during a meeting of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). I heard AAMA staff talk about its Fenestration Masters program, in which an individual with at … Continue reading

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Numbers up All Around at Association Meeting; European Standards Topic of Discussion

Frank Koos, general secretary at EuroWindoor, gives a presentation Tuesday at the AAMA annual conference.

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual conference on Wednesday, and the consensus seems to be that the numbers are up on a variety of fronts. In its opening general session earlier in the week, the association … Continue reading

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AAMA Assesses LCAs

Kerry Haglund of the Efficient Windows Collaborative said the LCA task group has a “pretty aggressive timeline” to get it done.

Discussion of life cycle assessment (LCA), a complex and increasingly important issue in the fenestration industry, opened Day 2 of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) annual conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. LCA looks to catalog the environmental effects related … Continue reading

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Websites and Windows get Attention at Industry Conference

The second day of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) conference in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., featured a wide range of meetings and discussions about the fenestration industry. The AAMA marketing forum allowed members to discuss various ways to get more … Continue reading

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Committees Get to Talking at AAMA Conference

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The 78th annual conference of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) kicked off on Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The core of the annual gathering is its committee meetings, and there were dozens covering all aspects of the fenestration industry. The … Continue reading

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AAMA Brings AFPA Document Out of Retirement

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released an updated document laying out the anodizing process with reference to architectural work. The standard, AAMA Anodic Finishes/Painted Aluminum (AFPA), describes the anodizing process, which produces a coating that is thicker, harder and … Continue reading

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AAMA Annual Conference Registration Now Open

Registration is open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 78th Annual Conference, to be held February 15-18 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. A special rate is guaranteed through January 21, and attendees are encouraged to book before this date. The … Continue reading

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AAMA to Release New Procedural Guide for Certification of Window Door, Skylight

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is set to release AAMA 103-14a, Procedural Guide for Certification of Window, Door and Skylight Assemblies, on December 1. According to AAMA, the document has been completely re-written and re-formatted to comply with new … Continue reading

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AAMA Updates Blast Hazard Mitigation for Vertical Fenestration Systems Document

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released an updated version of its Voluntary Guide Specification for Blast Hazard Mitigation for Vertical Fenestration Systems. The document, titled AAMA 510-14, provides a guide to manufacturers, architects, specifiers, contractors and building owners … Continue reading

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