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Committees Get to Talking at AAMA Conference


The 78th annual conference of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) kicked off on Monday in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. The coreĀ of the annual gathering is its committee meetings, and there were dozens covering all aspects of the fenestration industry. The … Continue reading

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NIST Calls for Performance-Based Standards for Tornado-Resistant Building Design


The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) released the final report on its technical investigation into the impacts of the May 22, 2011, tornado that struck Joplin, Mo. The final report includes clarifications and supplemental text suggested by organizations … Continue reading

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