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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 supply products for both residential and commercial buildings.

What can AAMA offer you?
  • The searchable Certified Products Directory locates manufacturers that are a part of AAMA's prestigious Certification Program.
  • The AAMA Certification Label provides confidence that the products you choose, when installed properly, match the quality of the sample product tested.
  • Free brochure downloads cover topics such as product care and maintenance, product certification, green building, commercial buildings and window safety.
We encourage you to take advantage of the resources available on our site and learn more about the products in your home.



Featured Topics

July 6, 2015

2015 AAMA Summer Conference Speakers Focus on Green Matters, Sustainability

Speakers and presenters offered insights into the future of sustainability in the building industry at the AAMA 2015 Summer Conference, held June 28-July 1, in Seattle, WA. Topics covered there included alternatives for green certifications, window technology in Europe and the future of building products.

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June 30, 2015

Mic Patterson Gives Keynote Address on Façade Technology and Applications at AAMA Summer Conference

Author and researcher Mic Patterson addressed the audience at the 2015 AAMA Summer Conference, held June 28-July 1, in Seattle, WA. Patterson's keynote address at the event reviewed the recent evolution in façade technology and applications. He identified current and emerging drivers that are powering this change and discussed the challenges and opportunities now facing the glass industry.

News

July 29, 2015

AAMA Releases Updated Methods of Test for Exterior Walls

AAMA has updated and released a document specifying test methods, specifications, and field checks used to evaluate the structural adequacy of wall systems and their ability to resist water penetration and air leakage. Other optional tests are also included. AAMA 501-15 is intended to be referenced in current laboratory and field testing methods for exterior wall systems comprised of curtain walls, storefronts and sloped glazing. It was previously updated in 2005.

July 6, 2015

John Nolan Discusses Legal Issues, Risk Management at AAMA Summer Conference

At the 2015 AAMA National Summer Conference, the industry heard from an AMC speaker and expert on legal issues, risk identification and management. John Nolan of the Gary Law Group spoke June 30 and gave an overview of the country's legal landscape.

June 30, 2015

Mic Patterson Gives Keynote Address on Façade Technology and Applications at AAMA Summer Conference

Author and researcher Mic Patterson addressed the audience at the 2015 AAMA Summer Conference, held June 28-July 1, in Seattle, WA. Patterson's keynote address at the event reviewed the recent evolution in façade technology and applications. He identified current and emerging drivers that are powering this change and discussed the challenges and opportunities now facing the glass industry.


Blog

July 31, 2015

AAMA Plant Safety Forum to Share Best Practices, Safety Program Ideas

With recent events in the industry in mind, AAMA leaders convened a new AAMA Plant Safety Forum at our Summer Conference in Seattle. This forum is intended to facilitate discussion of how AAMA can add value to your plant safety program by creating a membership forum where safety ideas and best practices are shared. The goal is to help prevent injuries within our industry by learning from each other's experiences.

July 10, 2015

How My Company Sees Value in AAMA Membership

My company, Kawneer, has been a member of AAMA for 48 years. I am fortunate that the company has allowed me the time to participate at AAMA which I have done for the last 27 years. When I look back on the first meetings I attended, it was a bit intimidating with all of the task groups, committees, councils and learning Robert’'s Rules of Order. It didn't take too long before someone asked me if I would chair the next Organic Coatings Task Group, and I only had a few weeks to prepare.

July 2, 2015

7 Tips For Getting the Most out of Your Twitter Experience

I've written before about Twitter, in terms of optimizing your social media strategy by scheduling tweets to save time. Maybe you've incorporated that as part of your 2015 plan for making this your best year in social media yet. Or, maybe you're newer to Twitter and still need convinced of its merit. Regardless of where you stand with that tiny blue bird, I think you'll find something in this post that benefits you.

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