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AAMA Course covers fundamentals of fenestration.

Press Release Summary:

Aug 25, 2016 - 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, one hour of continuing education credit can be earned, as recognized by AIA and ICC.

American Architectural Manufacturers Association - Schaumburg, IL

Original Press Release

New AAMA Course Covers Fundamentals of Fenestration

Press release date: Aug 23, 2016

Schaumburg, Illinois -- The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has announced the introduction of a new offering from the association's education program. The "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. The online course is designed for use by several audiences, as well as qualifying for continuing education credits.

Professionals New to the Industry -
This course serves as an effective introduction to the FenestrationMasters® program, especially for the Associate level. Candidates will learn a basic working vocabulary and become familiar with functions and requirements of fenestration products.

Experienced Professionals -
Industry veterans can learn specific terminology used in AAMA educational courses in order to avoid confusion among regional and other differences in the way some terms may be used.

Homeowners -
The information in this course also may be useful to consumers in the selection and purchase of windows, doors and skylights in order to improve basic working knowledge of these products.

Outside Accreditations -
Upon successful completion of this course, one hour of continuing education credit can be earned, as recognized by the following organizations:
  • American Institute of Architects (AIA) - course also qualifies for Health Safety Welfare (HSW) credit
  • International Code Council (ICC)
"Fundamentals of Fenestration" may be purchased from the AAMA online store. Three-month unlimited access to the course costs $40 for AAMA members and $80 for non-members. Customers will receive a downloadable link to the course within two to three business days of placing an order.
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Contact FenestrationMasters@aamanet.org with questions.

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More information about AAMA and its activities can be found via the AAMA Media Relations page or on the AAMA website.

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

Media contacts:
Angela Dickson, marketing manager, AAMA
Email: adickson@aamanet.org; 714-596-3574