AAMA Summer Conference will be held in Rosemont, IL, June 9-12, and includes: keynote speaker Stephen Gold on the outlook for the U.S. manufacturing industry, a commemoration of AAMA's Gold Label 50th anniversary, AAMA Scholarship Program and Partner Program recipients, updates on committees and other pertinent industry topics.
WELCOME ARCHITECTS, BUILDERS, CONTRACTORS
AND OTHER INDUSTRY PROFESSIONALS
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is made up of window, door, skylight, curtain wall and storefront manufacturers, suppliers and test labs. These large and small companies represent both residential and commercial applications.
What can AAMA offer you?
- The AAMA Certification Label provides confidence that the products you choose, when installed properly, match the quality of the sample product tested.
- AAMA standards solve critical issues in the industry and are referenced in building codes.
- AAMA proactively and effectively drives code development and is influential with regard to construction and specification issues.
- AAMA offers free continuing education focusing on fenestration products.
- Classroom courses are available via the Continuing Education Licensing Program .
- Online courses can be taken at your convenience.
AAMA recently participated in a day of service at World Vision in Chicago, IL, to commemorate the 50th anniversary of AAMA's Gold Label Certification Program.
The California Energy Commission has adopted changes to its 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards, contained in the California Code of Regulations (CCR), Title 24, Part 6 (also known as the California Energy Code).
Wayne Dobberpuhl, Manager of the Solutions for Business program at Arizona Public Service (APS), reviewed the utility’s advanced program of rebates and incentives for both home and businesses that employ energy-saving measures.
Dr. Esmael Adibi, Director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research and Anderson Chair of Economic Analysis at Chapman University, provided Western Region attendees his always anticipated and respected annual update on the U.S. economic outlook. He painted an improving picture but one not without headwinds.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) National Convention (June 20-22 in Denver, CO,) follows the AAMA Summer Conference this year. The AIA Convention is later than usual, which means I should be better prepared to participate in the multitude of social media conversations taking place. I can't be everywhere at once, so here's how I've strategically focused my efforts.
Members who certify their window, door and skylight products through AAMA's Certification Program have the distinct advantage of access to program discounts and, even more importantly, participation in setting the standards on which the Certification Program and International Code Council (ICC) building codes are based. But, beyond that, there are a number of marketplace advantages to utilizing the AAMA Certification Program.
This year, AAMA is celebrating the 50th anniversary of their Gold Label Certification. Highly recognized, the Gold Label is a go-to resource for code enforcement, architects, builders, many manufacturers and even consumers. This simple, permanent label verifies performance requirements for the product and even provides manufacturer identification should parts or service be needed.