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AAMA Addresses Condensation in New Document

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has created a document addressing causes and technical issues related to condensation on interior surfaces of fenestration products, comparing the tools available for rating systems for condensation resistance. “This new AAMA document was developed … Continue reading

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AAMA Updates Test Methods for Exterior Walls

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released an updated document, AAMA 501-14. The document specifies test methods, specifications and field checks used to evaluate the structural adequacy of wall systems and their ability to resist water penetration and air … Continue reading

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AAMA Summer Conference: Sustainability, Green Building and More

Speakers and presenters offered insights into the future of sustainability in the building industry at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) 2015 Summer Conference, held June 28-July 1 in Seattle. Author and researcher Mic Patterson delivered the conference’s keynote address. He … Continue reading

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AAMA Releases Updated Aluminum Finishes Documents

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released two documents specific to aluminum finishes. AAMA 612, one of the documents, describes test procedures and performance requirements for architectural quality combined finishes of anodic oxide sealed with a transparent … Continue reading

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AAMA Summer Conference Registration Open

Registration for the upcoming American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2015 National Summer Conference is now open. The conference will be held June 28-July 1 at the Grand Hyatt Seattle. The AAMA Western Region Summit will immediately follow, from July 1-2, in … Continue reading

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AAMA Industry Review/Forecast Shows More Housing Growth

Things continue to be on the up in the housing construction market, according to the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) recently released 2014/2015 U.S. industry statistical review and forecast. According to the report, total housing starts continued their growth curve … Continue reading

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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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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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