Posts Tagged ‘ skylights ’

AAMA Releases New Guideline for Installing Preassembled Unit Skylights onto a Roof

Jun 11th, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has published AAMA 1607, “Voluntary Installation Guidelines for Unit Skylights.” This document provides a guideline for installing pre-assembled unit skylights onto a roof. “The AAMA 1607 document is the first and only comprehensive unit skylight installation guideline ever produced,” says Bob Sampson (RCS Consulting), chair of the AAMA 1607 Update [...]

Door and Window Industry Benchmark Survey Now Available

Mar 24th, 2014

You must be a manufacturer of doors, windows or skylights to complete this survey. Building Industry Advisors and Door and Window Market (DWM) magazine have announced the launch of the Door & Window Industry Benchmark Survey for year-end 2013. The survey is now available for door and window manufacturers to complete and may be accessed [...]

Skylights Highlight AIA Convention

Jun 21st, 2013

It’s designed to track and capture sunlight, lower overall energy consumption and be environmentally friendly all at once. One of several intricate light systems on display this week at the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Convention in Denver, the Parans SP3 Solar Receiver made by Wasco Skylights is capable of harvesting the light from the [...]

Clarifying Differences in NAFS and Canadian Building Codes

Nov 30th, 2012

Fenestration Canada hosted a webinar this week in an attempt to educate everyone from building officials to architects about the various changes to the building codes. It was evident from the dozens of questions asked at the webinar’s conclusion that those involved are working to understand the various codes and how they differ from one [...]