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  • The National Glass Association added three new board members who began their terms at its summer board meeting last week in Vienna, Virginia: Tim Kelley, TriStar Glass, Catoosa, Oklahoma; Cathie Saroka, Goldray Glass, Calgary, Alberta, Canada; and Gus Trupiano, AGC Glass Company North America, Alpharetta, Georgia. The meeting represented the fulfillment of NGA’s new governance structure... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association recently updated a white paper about water penetration in hurricane conditions. The paper provides information to homeowners, distributors, builders and insurance adjusters regarding water penetration during severe wind-driven rain storms. The white paper originally was released in 2005, and this update is being released at the... more »
  • The American Architectural Manufacturers Association is hosting "A Marketing Guide to Instagram: Visually Showcasing Your Brand', a webinar presented by Meryl Williams, AAMA's communications coordinator, on Tuesday, Aug. 14 from 11:30 am to 12:15 pm EST. The webinar will give an overview of Instagram and the app's features, as well as ways to highlight your business with the tool by... more »
  • The boards of directors for the American Architectural Manufacturers Association and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance have engaged in formal discussions with the hope of creating a new unified organization that can better serve the North American fenestration industry. This agreement follows the recommendation made by a joint AAMA and IGMA exploratory team after 12 months of careful... more »
  • 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 »