HUD Begins Process of Adopting AAMA Standards for Fenestration in Manufactured Housing

Window & Door
July 28, 2014

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s current standards pertaining to fenestration in manufactured housing have been recommended for adoption by the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The MHCC is a statutory Federal Advisory Committee body charged with providing recommendations to the HUD Secretary on the revision and interpretation of HUD's manufactured home construction and safety standards, and related procedural and enforcement regulations.

The AAMA standards recommended for adoption include: 1701.2-12, "Voluntary Standard for Utilization in Manufactured Housing for Primary Windows and Sliding Glass Doors"; 1702.2-12, "Voluntary Standard for Utilization in Manufactured Housing for Swinging Exterior Passage Doors"; and 1704-12 "Voluntary Standard Egress Window Systems for Utilization in Manufactured Housing."

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