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.
AAMA recognized the contributions and achievements of its members and congratulated award winners at the 77th Annual Conference Awards Banquet held in Orlando, FL. Award presenters noted the importance of these member contributions as they serve to further the industry as a whole.
The Indian Creek House, located on a secluded island between Miami and North Miami, features rare and expansive views of the scenic and prestigious Biscayne Bay. A landmark residential design by locally renowned architect Rene Gonzalez - who emphasizes how homes reflect and interact with their environments - the house takes full advantage of the non-traditional, typically commercial, superior-performing coating process.
Photo credit: Luis Travieso; Rene Gonzalez Architect
In the June 2013 publication of Glass Canada, Margaret Webb, Executive Director of the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), gave an overview of a technical services bulletin developed by IGMA to assist the industry in providing a proper technical understanding for thermal stress. The bulletin, TB 1300-13, is titled "Guidelines for Thermal Stress Considerations."
On February 19, AAMA became accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a Standards Developer. This accreditation includes review and approval of AAMA's document creation and maintenance program, notably AAMA balloting procedure.
With early plans for a career in aerospace engineering, Tracy Rogers, Second Vice President of the Glass Material Council, stresses the importance of a five year plan…and the need to throw it out.
We have great members! Among the best in the industry, we had the opportunity to honor and recognize a few key members and their unique contributions during the AAMA 77th Annual Conference. But, these award winners are more than just hard working association members, they lead colorful lives outside of AAMA committee and task group meetings.
After more than 40 years in the industry, AAMA Board Member, Bill Deuschle, knows the importance and impact of a great mentor and looks back at how his first few years in the industry shaped his future career and AAMA involvement.