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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 […]

AAMA Adds Two to Certification and Technical Staff

Aug 22nd, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) named Jason Seals certification manager and Rich Rinka technical/industry affairs manager. Seals comes to AAMA with more than 15 years of experience in the fenestration industry. As AAMA’s certification manager, he will direct all certification-related activities of the association with direct management responsibilities for the association’s air, water and […]

AAMA Announces Fall Conference Registration

Jul 29th, 2014

Registration is now open for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) National Fall Conference. Participants may register by Monday, August 25 to take advantage of the discounted early bird rate of $925. Paper registration for the conference, to be held at the Westin Hotel in the Denver area, is required and may be found here. Non-member companies that are […]

HUD Begins Adoption of 2012 AAMA Standard for Fenestration in Manufactured Housing

Jul 25th, 2014

The Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) has recommended the adoption of American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA) current standards pertaining to fenestration in manufactured housing to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), according to AAMA. The MHCC is a statutory federal advisory committee body that provides recommendations to the HUD secretary on the […]

North Carolina Puts Low-E Code Loophole into Effect, Fenestration Industry Poised to Respond

Jul 21st, 2014

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An emergency building code rule that was adopted in North Carolina in June regarding low-E glass was put into effect the first week of July. The state’s residential building code used to require the use of low-E windows for their energy-efficiency benefits, but an emergency rule the North Carolina Building Code Council recently adopted now […]

AAMA Closes Out Meeting with Focuses on Vinyl, Commercial and More

Feb 21st, 2014

David Maxwell, AIA, outlined the importance of daylighting.

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) concluded its meeting in Orlando on Wednesday and a focus on vinyl in the commercial market was just one of the many topics discussed. As vinyl continues to move more into the commercial marketplace, the Commercial Vinyl Products Committee met for the first time to “investigate, monitor, address and […]

35-Year-Old Door Wins AAMA Contest

Nov 25th, 2013

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Certification Gold Label, the association hosted a contest to find the oldest in-service door, window or skylight bearing an AAMA air-water-structural certification label and recently announced the winner and runner up.

AMI Report Says PVC is Going Green

May 31st, 2012

The PVC industry met in Dusseldorf, Germany, in March 2012 at the Applied Market Information (AMI) Ltd.’s PVC Formulation 2012 conference to discuss the market trends and the latest recipes to improve the environmental performance of vinyl compounds. According to the report, VinylPlus, a European PVC industry organization, is driving many of the environmental initiatives […]

Department of Commerce Finds Chinese Aluminum Extrusion Imports are Being Subsidized Significantly

Sep 14th, 2010

Earlier this year the U.S. Aluminum Extrusion Fair Trade Committee, a coalition of U.S. extruders, filed a petition with the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) and the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC) for redress from alleged unfair trade practices involving aluminum extrusions imported from China. Now, in a positive step forward for the U.S. aluminum […]