Posts Tagged ‘ AAMA ’

Numbers Up All Around at Association Meeting; European Standards Discussed

Feb 19th, 2015

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*+-The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) wrapped up its annual conference on Wednesday, and the consensus seems to be that numbers are up on a variety of fronts. In its opening general session earlier in the week, the association reported that it has gained 34 new members since its fall 2014 meeting. Thirty-one new documents […]

Members at “Best Attended Meeting” Work Hard in Florida

Feb 17th, 2015

Kim Flanary, right, receives award from Steve Fronek.

*+-When the American Architectural Manufacturer’s Association (AAMA) marketing steering committee met Monday morning during the association’s annual conference, AAMA’s Angela Dickson reported that “this is one of the best-attended conferences in a long time.” The challenge, however, is recruiting more marketing representatives from member companies to start attending meetings. The group lost two extremely active […]

ISC Employees Receive Fenestration Education

Feb 6th, 2015

*+-One company is working hard to ensure its employees are masters at their trade. Tom Dlugosh, Victor Germakian, Jim Dickensheets, Joe Horning, Walter Horning, Brad Horning, Donny Dupuis, Beau Jasmer, Mark Wolonsky, Jim Bassett and Tom Miner at Industrial Sales Corporation (ISC) have completed the FenestrationMaster coursework, elevating their expertise in fenestration. The program, administered […]

AAMA Updates Specification for Wood Lamination and Cellulosic Composite Materials

Dec 11th, 2014

*+-For the first time since 2005, the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released AAMA 312, “Voluntary Specification for the Lamination of Wood and Cellulosic Composite Materials Intended for Use on AAMA Certified Profiles.” “This document provides guidelines and important criteria for AAMA members involved with the lamination of wood and cellulosic composite […]

AAMA Updates Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges In Windows

Dec 9th, 2014

*+-According to AAMA, the document describes procedures, materials, performance criteria and test methods for determining the durability of this type of hinge used for opening and closing casement, projected and parallel opening windows.

North Carolina Low-E Building Code Loophole Shot Down by Review Commission

Sep 23rd, 2014

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*+-A temporary rule that allowed North Carolina permit holders to opt-out of using low-E fenestration products in residential construction has been rejected by the North Carolina Rules Review Commission (RRC). The Council recently enacted an emergency rule in the state’s residential building code that allowed builders to use non-low-E glass in areas where it poses […]

AAMA and World Vision Partner to Provide Backpacks with Supplies for Children in Need

Sep 19th, 2014

At the AAMA 2014 Fall Conference, attendees stuffed and donated 500 backpacks to a local Title I elementary school.

*+-During the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2014 Fall Conference, volunteers rolled up their sleeves and filled backpacks with school supplies for a nearby Denver Title I elementary school. A total of 500 backpacks were filled and distributed during the event. After including hand-written notes of encouragement for the current academic year, volunteers traveled to […]

ConSol Founder Discusses Impact of California Regulations on U.S. at AAMA Conference

Sep 18th, 2014

*+-The California Energy Commission has a number of proposals for the 2016 Energy Code as it chases the eventual goal of getting the state of California to “zero energy” by 2020. Michael Hodgson, ConSol founder, spoke at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2014 Fall Conference Tuesday to discuss how California’s energy policy is driving […]

Registration Still Open for AAMA Fall Conference

Sep 4th, 2014

*+-The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is still accepting registrations for the upcoming AAMA 2014 Fall Conference, to be held Sept. 14-17 in Westminster (Denver), Colo. Several exhibitor spots for the supplier product display are still available. This opportunity is offered to Category 1 supplier members and provides the chance to exhibit products and services during […]

American Manufacturing Bill Sitting in Congress

Aug 26th, 2014

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*+-Legislation that seeks to bolster manufacturing in the United States is now awaiting consideration in Congress. The Revitalize American Manufacturing and Innovation Act of 2013 (H.R. 2996/S.1468) was reported to Congress by committee at the end of last month. The bill was introduced in the Senate August 1 of last year and in the House […]