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AAMA released an updated document using ASTM test methods.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) released updated document methods to qualify windows, doors and skylights as "impact resistant." AAMA 506-16, "Voluntary Specifications last updated in 2011, provides details regarding the rating of windows, doors and skylights for impact and pressure cycle testing. Released version has been updated to reference the most current ASTM...

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AAMA Course covers fundamentals of fenestration.

AAMA's Fundamentals of Fenestration" provides basic terminology and standards for windows, doors, and skylights, covering both residential and light commercial products, as well as commercial and architectural applications. Online course is designed for use by several audiences, including professionals new to the industry, experienced professionals, and homeowners. Upon completion of course,...

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Schedule of Events for 2011 Conference announced by AAMA.

AAMA's 74th Annual Conference for fenestration industry leaders and decision makers will take place February 20-23 in Coronado, CA and feature keynote speech addressing changing workforce. Also convening at this conference, AAMA Green and Sustainability Specification Development Task Group will review recommended guidelines regarding how to manage development of AAMA Green Products Certification...

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AAMA Updates Southeast Region White Paper about Water Penetration

American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated a white paper explaining about the water penetration in hurricane conditions. This offers information for homeowners, distributors, builders and insurance adjusters about the water penetration during severe wind-driven rain storms. The updated white paper explains about potential sources of leaks, comments about significance of proper...

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AAMA and IGMA Plan to Create a Unified Organization

American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance go on discussion to form an organization for serving North American Fenestration industry. The team will go on agreement that focus on developing new organization and serving the needs of the current membership. The new organization improves the financial position for future investments in industry...

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American Architectural Manufacturers Association Honored Rich Walker

AAMA honors Rich Walker for his service as the president and CEO for 18 years. Rich provided indelible, positive impression on the AAMA culture. He started his tenure at AAMA as technical director in 1996 and leaded the implementation of strategic objectives expanding scope of services FenestrationMasters® Program. Janice Yglesias, executive vice president succeeds walker and controls over all...

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AAMA Presents Brochure with Cleaning and Maintenance Tips for Windows, Doors and Skylights

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association, AAMA, has revised and re-issued an educational brochure entitled “Caring for Your Windows, Doors and Skylights.” The six-panel, fold-out brochure is meant to extend the lifespan and performance of windows, doors and skylights by providing tips regarding regular care, proper cleaning and maintenance of the products.  These include glass...

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AAMA presents awards to its members for leadership and marketing.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) honors and congratulates its members for contributions and achievements at the 81st Annual Conference Awards Banquet held Tuesday night in Orlando. Following are the honorees for Outstanding Member Award – Doug Holmberg, Architectural Products Group Distinguished Service Award – Donnie Hunter, Residential Products Group Distinguished...

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AAMA appoints new executive vice president and promotions to personnel.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association's (AAMA) board of directors approved Janice Yglesias as the new executive vice president. The role of Yglesias will be involved in creating, communicating and implementing organization’s strategic goals as directed by president and CEO. AAMA also announces the appointment of Angela Dickson (marketing and communications director), Florica Vlad...

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AAMA provides architectural product web pages.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association offers information regarding architectural windows, curtain walls, storefronts, sloped glazing systems. This web pages help users and suppliers detailed information about products. Web pages consist of information about architectural finishes, impact and blast mitigation.

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AAMA announces its first hosting conference schedule.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association will be hosting 81st Annual Conference that is to be held February 19-22, 2018 at Loews Portofino Bay at Universal Studios. The schedule for the events are AAMA National Summer Conference (June 11-14, 2018) and Western Region Summit (June 14-15, 2018) at Olympic Valley, CA and AAMA National Fall Conference (October 15-18, 2018) at Tucson, AZ. AAMA...

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AAMA releases new document with standard laboratory procedures for exterior devices.

Sun shades and other exterior projections are both sources and targets of falling ice and snow. American Architectural Manufacturers Association releases AAMA 514-16 "Standard Test Method of Static Loading and Impact on Exterior Shading Devices", which uses sandbags to simulate downward loads from ice and snow to test exterior shading devices. AAMA 514 helps design professionals assess effects of...

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