Codes and standards
NEWS HIGHLIGHT AAMA releases glass-related documents The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has made additional glass-related documents available on its website that is jointly managed with the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA).
Oct. 4, 2010 – The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published AAMA 2400-10, Standard Practice for Installation of Windows with a Mounting Flange in Open Stud Frame Construction for Low Wind/Water Exposure. The document details the installation of windows in new construction for detached one- and two-family dwellings and townhouses not more than three stories above-grade in height with a separate means of egress.
Sept. 24, 2010 – A new website has been created as a one-stop resource for all glass-related documents for fenestration and is accessible at www.glassdocs.com. The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) have joined forces to create this resource featuring documents from all three organizations.
There’s no question replacement windows are a big market. In fact, it may be equal to or even greater than the market for new housing. It’s certainly more stable.
Dec. 21, 2009 – The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released eight documents that have been reviewed and editorially updated. The revised documents have been updated with the 2009 year designator along with a note on the cover stating "editorially revised."
NEWS HIGHLIGHT AAMA releases eight revised documents The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released eight documents that have been reviewed and editorially updated. The revised documents have been updated with the 2009 year designator along with a note on the cover stating "editorially revised."
Aug. 20, 2009 – The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host local architects during the Architects of a Better Mind educational seminar presented at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Sept. 30 to Oct. 1.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT AAMA to hold seminars at GlassBuild The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host local architects during the Architects of a Better Mind educational seminar presented at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta on Sept. 30 to Oct. 1.
June 10, 2009 – A guide for sealants usage in fenestration systems, AAMA 851-09,  has been released by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA).
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Guide addresses fenestration sealants A guide for sealants usage in fenestration systems, AAMA 851-09,  has been released by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA).
May 20, 2009 – The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released a new voluntary test method,  AAMA 1503-09,for windows, doors and glazed wall sections.
NEWS HIGHLIGHT Test method measures thermal characteristics The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released a new voluntary test method,  AAMA 1503-09, for windows, doors and glazed wall sections.
Jan. 26, 2009 – American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host its 72nd Annual Conference for fenestration industry leaders and decision-makers.
Oct. 7, 2008 - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has released a voluntary test method for sealants and flashings.
A recent article written for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) sub-chapter by a previously recognized ‘aluminum expert’ noted, “Fiberglass window systems have taken some time to rise in popularity, but have been steadily moving forward and will be a force to be recognized in the near future.”
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