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AAMA Releases Aluminum Storefront and Entrance Manual

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released SFM-1-14, “The Aluminum Storefront and Entrance Manual,” which provides technical information regarding the installation of high-quality, attractive aluminum storefronts and entrances. SFM-1-14 presents information in five main sections: terminology, design information, hardware, engineering … Continue reading

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North Carolina Adopts Emergency Rule Regarding Low-E Requirements in Code

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The North Carolina Building Code Council will go before an administrative judge this week with an emergency rule the Council adopted regarding requirements for low-E windows. The state’s building code requires low-E windows to be used for their energy-efficiency benefits, … Continue reading

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NAFS User Guide Now Available

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) have released a User Guide to the 2011 AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS). The guide is the result of a multi-year effort by … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces 2014 Scholarship Winners

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced the recipients of its six scholarships this week at the 2014 AAMA Summer Conference. Ten partner scholarships were also announced. “We are extremely proud of this year’s group of AAMA scholarship winners,” says Rich Walker, AAMA’s … Continue reading

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AAMA Announces Keynote Speaker and New Phone App for Summer Conference

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announced Dr. Elizabeth Watson will serve as keynote speaker for the associations’ Summer Conference, to be held in downtown Indianapolis, June 1-4. Watson will address the future of ADA principles and design. Additionally, AAMA will be introducing a … 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 Releases Specification for Self-Adhering Flashing for Exterior Wall Fenestration Installation

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released an updated standard that establishes minimum performance requirements for self-adhering flashing surrounding exterior wall fenestration products. AAMA 711-13, Voluntary Specification for Self Adhering Flashing Used for Installation of Exterior Wall Fenestration Products, also provides a method to determine the … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Courses on Curtainwall and Storefront Design and Energy

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released education courses on curtainwall design, aluminum storefronts and entrances, as well as energy and the architectural fenestration industry, as part of its FenestrationMasters® program. This is the sixth group of FenestrationMasters courses released by AAMA. “Because of the complexity of … Continue reading

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