Posts Tagged ‘ Architectural Testing ’

Intertek Adds Fire, Structural and Code Evaluation Experts

Jul 23rd, 2014

In the wake of its December acquisition of Architectural Testing Inc. (ATI) and the recent introduction of the company’s Code Compliance Research Report (CCRR), Intertek has announced the addition of three engineering veterans to its building products division. Daniel Cheney and Barry Badders have been appointed to program manager positions, while Steven Marquiss was added [...]

Northeast Window & Door Association Holds Summer Meeting in Atlantic City, N.J.

Jun 9th, 2014

The Northeast Window & Door Association (NWDA) hosted its membership Summer Conference June 2-3 at Caesars Resort and Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The conference featured a number of speakers, including Joe Reed of Architectural Testing, who discussed the complexity facing manufacturers as they navigate multiple states using multiple building codes and possible overlapping performance [...]

“Innovative” Thoughts from AAMA

Feb 26th, 2013

This week I am attending the annual meeting of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and one of the key themes was innovation. For the full presentations on this topic click here but here are some additional observations.When Robert Tucker encouraged companies to focus on innovative products and systems he reminded them to not stop [...]

Codes, Energy, Economics and More Take the Stage During NWDA Event

Jul 17th, 2012

Members of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) met this week in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to network over a few rounds of golf and cocktail reception yesterday, and educational sessions this morning. Joe Reed with Architectural Testing Inc. provided a codes report and gave some updates on the International Building Code/International Residential Code (I-Codes). Reed [...]

NWDA Announces New Webinar Program Starting this Week

Jun 11th, 2012

The Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) announced it is introducing new virtual content via webinars. The first webinar, “Design Wind Loads for Windows and Doors using ASCE 7,” will take place Thursday, June 14 at 1 p.m. EST ASCE 7 Minimum Design Loads for Buildings and Other Structures is a reference standard for all [...]

AAMA Revises Field Testing Requirements for Newly Installed Fenestration Products

May 4th, 2012

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published AAMA 502-12, “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products.” This updated specification establishes the requirements for field test specimens, apparatus, sampling, test procedures and test reports to be used in verifying the air infiltration resistance performance and water penetration resistance performance of newly installed [...]

Architectural Testing Inc. Purchases Hurricane Test Laboratory

Oct 11th, 2011

Two test labs have come together, as Architectural Testing Inc., based in York, Pa., and Hurricane Test Laboratory, based in Riviera Beach, Fla., have joined forces under the Architectural Testing name. When making the announcement Architectural Testing says it is now comprised of approximately 300 professionals and more than 20 testing facilities and regional offices. [...]

Architectural Testing Acquires Assets of ETC Laboratories

Apr 22nd, 2011

Architectural Testing Inc. (ATI), in York, Pa., announced it has acquired substantially all assets from Effect Technologies Corporation (d.b.a. ETC Laboratories). The facility in Rochester, N.Y., will be evaluated for continued operations, but customers will now have the ability to be serviced from multiple locations with many more disciplines than previously available. Started in 1995, [...]