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  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association updated information about avoiding skylight falls and posted it as a safety-focused webpage that provides statistics about falls and offers helpful tips for avoiding them. The information was previously included as a fact sheet. "The issue of fall protection is not a new one, and every fall fatality is avoidable," says John... more »
  • The Standards Council of Canada expanded the scope of accreditation for the International Codes Council Evaluation Service, which performs technical evaluations of building products, components, methods and materials to provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. ICC-ES can now evaluate product classifications to the provisions of standards... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association offers "Caring for Your Windows, Doors and Skylights," a revised and re-issued educational brochure with tips for proper cleaning and maintenance of windows, doors and skylights. AAMA offers the brochure for manufacturers, installers and builders as a handout for their customers.  "Some states require that manufacturers... more »
  • Unique Home Designs joined the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Unique Home Designs is an Arizona-based company that designs, manufactures, and markets security doors, screen doors and window security screens. Jeff Bell, president and CEO, says “We’re excited to announce our membership in the WDMA, and view our participation in the Association as a logical and essential step... more »
  • The National Glass Association, Vienna, VA, and the Glass Association of North America are now one, united voice representing the flat glass and glazing industry. The associations embarked on the combination quest in Spring 2017 with the NGA and GANA memberships voting to approve the deal in less than a year. The newly combined association will be known as the National Glass Association; a name... more »
  • The Window & Door Manufacturers Association released its advocacy agenda for 2018. WDMA says the agenda outlines important policy priorities for the window, door and skylight industry that it believes will boost the housing and construction industry and support continued job creation in the U.S. manufacturing sector. "Window, door and skylight manufacturers are vital to the... more »
  • The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights has received final approval and is now available. This standard is the result of a multi-year effort by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Canadian Standards Association and Window & Door Manufacturers Association. The updated 2017 standard... more »
  • The National Association of Home Builders launched Safety 365, a new member and public awareness campaign. The program is designed to ensure that building industry professionals have the information and resources to help keep construction workers safe and help minimize accidents, injuries and deaths. The initiative is designed to make construction safety a priority 365 days a year. The campaign... more »
  • All Weather Windows joined the Window and Door Manufacturers Association. Launched in Edmonton, Alberta nearly 40 years ago, the window and door manufacturer has since expanded to nine cities, with over 1,000 dealers.  Richard Scott, president and CEO, says “Our membership in the WDMA demonstrates our commitment to learning, improving and innovating the best products in the industry.... more »
  • The National Glass Association, has formed a new Technical Services and Advocacy Department to ensure continuance of the important and ongoing work by the Glass Association of North America committee volunteers and staff upon closing of the combination. Committee volunteers will continue to work on documents in-process before the combination close and will renew their collaborative... more »