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AAMA Glossary provides for consistency in documents.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 31, 2007 - The AAMA has released a glossary to be used when referencing definitions in AAMA documents. According to John Lewis, AAMA Technical Director, future new and updated documents will reference the glossary at the introduction of the publication and new terms not currently included in it will be placed at the beginning. Glossary is available in the members only area of AAMA's web site and a link is included with each AAMA publication order.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association - Schaumburg, IL

Original Press Release

AAMA Creates Glossary to Ensure Consistency in Technical Documents

Press release date: Aug 08, 2007

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. - An all-encompassing glossary to be used when referencing definitions in AAMA documents has been released by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA).

According to John Lewis, AAMA Technical Director, "AAMA standards and specifications are used by thousands of industry professionals, and we wanted to ensure consistency throughout all of the documents. Therefore, the new AAMA Glossary was assembled."

"Future new and updated documents will reference the glossary at the introduction of the publication. Any new terms not currently included in the AAMA Glossary will be placed at the beginning as well," according to Lewis.

The AAMA Glossary (AAMA AG-07) is free and is available in the "Members Only" area of AAMA's Web site. A link to the glossary is now included with each AAMA publication order.

For questions or concerns regarding the new AAMA Glossary, contact Andrea Rhodes, AAMA Documents and Standards Coordinator, 847-303-5859 Ext. 262.

AAMA is the source of performance standards, product certification, and educational programs for the fenestration industry.SM