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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.



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December 9, 2014

AAMA Updates Voluntary Specification for the Lamination of Wood and Cellulosic Composite Materials

AAMA has updated and released AAMA 312, Voluntary Specification for the Lamination of Wood and Cellulosic Composite Materials Intended for Use on AAMA Certified Profiles. Last updated in 2005, the document establishes the minimum performance requirements for the lamination of wood and cellulosic composite materials intended for application on either the interior or exterior surfaces of AAMA certified profiles.

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December 5, 2014

AAMA Releases Updated Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications

AAMA has updated and released AAMA 904, Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications. Last updated in 2009, the document describes methods of test, procedures, materials and performance criteria for determining the durability of this type of hinge used for opening and closing casement, projected and parallel opening windows.

News

December 17, 2014

Top Seven Reasons to Attend AAMA's 78th Annual Conference in Fort Lauderdale

If you're considering attending the upcoming AAMA Annual Conference in February, we've got some reasons we think may sway you.

December 5, 2014

AAMA Releases Updated Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications

AAMA has updated and released AAMA 904, Voluntary Specification for Multi-Bar Hinges in Window Applications. Last updated in 2009, the document describes methods of test, procedures, materials and performance criteria for determining the durability of this type of hinge used for opening and closing casement, projected and parallel opening windows.

November 26, 2014

Clarifying Installation with Foam Insulation Panels

Work continues to finalize a new window installation guide in a joint effort of AAMA, Fenestration Manufacturers Association (FMA) and Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The AAMA/FMA/WDMA Installation Method Coordination Committee met October 14-15 in Chicago to address ballot comments to the latest draft, provisionally titled Standard Practice for the Installation of Windows into Walls Utilizing Foam Plastic Insulating Sheathing [FPIS].


Blog

December 19, 2014

2014 Rewind

Well, as 2014 begins to wrap up, I want to continue the tradition of looking back on the year and recognizing what we as an association accomplished. So, for my final blog post of the year, here is a list of some of the biggest documents and standards that were published in 2014.

December 15, 2014

Benefits Series - Sharing the AAMA Experience Throughout Your Company

The most effective way to maximize the benefit your company gets from AAMA membership is to actively engage and participate in the organization. Attending national conferences and regional meetings is the best way to do this since attendance at these events allows for involvement in task group and committee activities as well as in-person networking advantages.

December 5, 2014

Tools for Editing Photos for Online Use

Last month I talked about Pinterest, and how the social media platform relies heavily on great visuals. Today's post will help you create content for that site, in which you need to generate your own attractive visuals to get noticed. I've rounded up some tools for your use so you too can contribute quality posts that show off your products and get shared.

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