Posts Tagged ‘ FMA ’

Associations Publish New Installation Standard for Doors in Wood Frame Construction

Jul 26th, 2012

FMA/AAMA/WDMA 300-12, “Standard Practice for the Installation of Exterior Doors in Wood Frame Construction for Extreme Wind/Water Exposure,” is now available from both the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The document, which was developed jointly by AAMA, WDMA and the Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA), includes procedures for [...]

WDMA and FMA Announce Plan to Affiliate and Integrate Operations

Jun 6th, 2012

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) and the Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA) announced an agreement in principle to formally affiliate and eventually integrate operations. According to the announcement, as organizations dedicated to representing the door, window and skylight industry, the agreement will allow the industry to enhance and expand its representation of the industry [...]

FMA Takes Installation Practices on the Road

Oct 11th, 2011

The Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA), along with the Florida Home Builders Association (FHBA), has launched a seven-city tour throughout Florida to educate architects, builders, installers, dealers, distributors and building officials on best industry practices for the installation of windows and exterior doors located in extreme wind and rain conditions. Bruce Peters, FMA installation instructor and [...]

Industry Joins Together to Inform Industry on Wind Speeds

Sep 6th, 2011

A new technical bulletin relating ASCE/SEI 7-10 design wind loads to fenestration product ratings has been endorsed by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA), Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA) and the Door and Access Systems Manufacturers Association (DASMA). The bulletin, available free for download, summarizes information about current standards and [...]