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AAMA Forms Sustainability Steering Committee

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) board of directors recently voted unanimously to establish a sustainability steering committee. It will oversee the various AAMA committees and task groups involved in establishing standard practices that lead to product sustainability, from component development to structural integrity. “This decision reflects the … Continue reading

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AAMA Updates Testing Options within Flashing Specification

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) published an updated standard for flashing. AAMA 712-14, “Voluntary Specification for Mechanically Attached Flexible Flashing” establishes minimum performance criteria to allow the user to evaluate and select mechanically attached flexible flashing products intended for use around the exterior perimeter of fenestration products. … Continue reading

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As Window EPD Nears, LEED and Green Globes Focus More on Products

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Just as work on an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD) for windows gets set to reach an important milestone and the broader certification landscape continues to evolve, both LEED and the newer Green Globes programs are increasingly reflecting the trend of … Continue reading

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AAMA Accredited as ANSI Standards Developer

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has become accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standards developer. This accreditation includes review and approval of AAMA’s document creation and maintenance program. “AAMA has been developing technical standards since its inception in 1936,” says Andrea Rhodes, … Continue reading

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Codes, Standards and Energy Regs Coming Down the Pipeline

When members of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) met last week in Orlando, the Codes Action and Regulatory Affairs Committee briefed attendees on a wide variety of codes and standards that could have a far reaching effect, if put … Continue reading

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AAMA Closes Out Meeting with Focuses on Vinyl, Commercial and More

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) concluded its meeting in Orlando on Wednesday and a focus on vinyl in the commercial market was just one of the many topics discussed. As vinyl continues to move more into the commercial marketplace, … Continue reading

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AAMA Ratifies 2014 Board

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) ratified its 2014 board of directors this week during its 77th annual conference. The latest appointments include Marg Webb, executive director of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), to fill the affiliated association seat, plus Pella’s Kevin … Continue reading

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AAMA Builds Membership; Tackles Many Topics at Annual Meeting

Two heads are better than one: AAMA members discuss their views on a topic assigned to them during the general session. The goal is for AAMA staff to gain member feedback on a variety of issues.

The fact that the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has 22 new members is yet another example that the industry is experiencing growth. The association is meeting this week in Orlando and this is just one of the many successes … Continue reading

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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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