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AAMA Releases Thermal Performance Standard

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) updated and released a document laying out the process for determining the thermal performance characteristics of fenestration systems in commercial buildings. This document was last updated in 2012. “The primary driver for this revision … Continue reading

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AAMA Conference Registration Open

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) opened registration for its 79th Annual Conference, to be held February 14-17 in Huntington Beach, Calif. 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 Adds New Staff

In addition to naming Diana Hanson regulatory affairs manager, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently announced three other appointments. AAMA added Michelle Gaynes as education coordinator, Lorraine Zimak as association services assistant and Julia Carlucci as technical standards assistant. … Continue reading

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Industry Veteran Bill Deuschle to Retire

Bill Deuschle, a longtime industry member of more than 40 years, will soon retire from Kawneer. As director of engineering at TRACO, a division of Kawneer, he has been responsible for product development, field testing and forensic evaluation of product … Continue reading

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AAMA is New Inspection Agency for ‘Alaska Tough’ Program

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is partnering with the Cold Climate Housing Research Center (CCHRC). CCHRC is a nonprofit corporation in Fairbanks, Alaska, created to facilitate the development, use and testing of energy-efficient, durable, healthy and cost-effective building technologies … Continue reading

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AAMA, World Vision Fill 500 Backpacks for Children in Need

Volunteers at the recent American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2015 National Fall Conference in Cambridge, Md., filled backpacks with school supplies to benefit children at seven Title I elementary schools on Maryland’s eastern shore. A total of 500 backpacks were … Continue reading

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Want a Safer Workplace? Prepare, Measure, Document

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Terry Burkhalter, an authorized Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) instructor and trainer, discussed risk management and safety in manufacturing during the recent American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) fall conference in Cambridge, Md. Burkhalter took a broad look at workplace safety, ranging … Continue reading

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Are Green Building Codes ‘A Food Label For a Building’?

Aaron Smith, the director of sustainable building solutions with ASSA ABLOY, gave a presentation titled “Opening the Door to Transparency – LEED v4, EPDS and HPDS.”

The growing importance of transparency in the manufacturing process for windows was a big focus of the second day of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) fall conference in Cambridge, Md., on Tuesday. Aaron Smith, the director of sustainable building … Continue reading

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AAMA Gets Interactive

Social media was a major focus as the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) kicked off its fall conference in Cambridge, Md., this week. Monday, AAMA president Rich Walker opened the conference with an update on the state of the organization. … Continue reading

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AAMA Earns ANSI Accreditation

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announces that its air-water-structural product-certification program has been granted accreditation by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in accordance with ISO/IEC 17065-2012 “Conformity assessment — Requirements for Bodies Certifying Products, Processes and Services.” The … Continue reading

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