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AAMA Annual Conference Online Registration to Close February 7

Registration currently is open online for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 77th Annual Conference, and will close February 7. The conference will be held February 16-19 at the Walt Disney World Swan Resort in Orlando, Fla. Those who wish … Continue reading

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AAMA Updates Acoustical Rating Specification

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published an updated standard for acoustical performance. AAMA 1801-13, “Voluntary Specification for the Acoustical Rating of Exterior Windows, Doors, Skylights and Glazed Wall Sections,” describes the use of sound transmission loss test data … Continue reading

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AAMA/WDMA Report Predicts 6-Percent Increase for Nonresidential Glazing Market in 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the December update to the “AAMA/WDMA 2012/2013 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast.” According to the report, nonresidential construction activity has experienced slow growth, although … Continue reading

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AAMA’s Western Region to Host Q&A on Green Globes Rating System

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) Western Region plans to host a webinar featuring a question-and-answer session on the Green Building Initiative (GBI) Green Globes® Rating System. The webinar will be moderated by Erin Shaffer, GBI consultant, and will be held Tuesday, December … Continue reading

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Industry Groups Publish Exterior Door Installation Guide for Extreme Wind and Water Exposure

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly published a standard practice for the installation of exterior doors into residential and light-commercial buildings of not more than three stories above grade in … Continue reading

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AAMA Speakers Address Roadmap for Reducing Building Energy Use; Energy Star Criteria

Speakers at the recent American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Fall Conference in Baltimore addressed a number of issues of importance to the industry. On Monday, Karma Sawyer, technology manager and physical scientist in the Department of Energy’s Building Technologies Office’s (BTO) Emerging Technologies … Continue reading

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AAMA Issues First Industry Professional Certification for FenestrationMasters Program

Kevin Zuege of Quanex Building Products was the first person to successfully complete the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) FenestrationMasters™ program, earning the FenestrationMaster™ professional certification. Currently, Quanex has nearly 40 students enrolled in AAMA’s FenestrationMasters program, with five successfully passing the certification exam. “Quanex raised a worthy challenge when it … Continue reading

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AAMA and WDMA Release Updated Review and Forecast Prediction

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have jointly released the August update to the AAMA/WDMA 2012/2013 U.S. Industry Statistical Review and Forecast. This report delivers information on door, window and skylight market trends and product relationships. … Continue reading

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AAMA Contests Offer Chance to Save on Courses, Exams

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host an online contest on both Twitter and LinkedIn every Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. EST from August 7 through September 4. The contest will feature quiz questions from AAMA’s FenestrationMasters™ program — the industry resource for comprehensive professional education and … Continue reading

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AAMA Streamlines BIM Process for Fenestration Industry with New Specification

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released AAMA 912-13, Voluntary Specification for Non-Residential Fenestration Building Information Modeling (BIM), which identifies and outlines minimum requirements for two widely-used model types — design intent (DI) models and project execution and coordination (PEC) models — and is intended to be referenced … Continue reading

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