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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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April 9, 2014

AAMA Encourages Education during National Window Safety Week, April 6-12

AAMA, as a co-founder of the Window Safety Task Force, encourages everyone to recognize the importance of practicing window safety by designating one week each spring to promoting safety and education. National Window Safety Week, April 6-12, is used as a time to remind all households that open windows can be dangerous for young children who are not properly supervised. This is especially important with the arrival of warm weather when windows are opened to provide ventilation.

February 28, 2014

AAMA Scholarship Program, Partner Program Accepting Applications through April 1

Applications for the AAMA Scholarship Program and the Partner Program are due April 1. Visit the Members Only portion of the AAMA website or www.aim.applyists.net to apply.

News

April 8, 2014

AAMA Forms Sustainability Steering Committee

AAMA Board of Directors voted unanimously to establish a Sustainability Steering Committee. It will oversee the various AAMA committees and task groups involved in establishing standard practices that lead to product sustainability - from component development to structural integrity.

April 1, 2014

New VMC Initiative Focuses on Commercial Applications

As heard last month during the Fensterbau show in Germany, vinyl is widely used in commercial applications. Given its potential for use in the U.S. market, the VMC has formed a Commercial Vinyl Fenestration Products Committee, reporting directly to the council, to "investigate, monitor, address and remove restrictions and limitations that reduce the potential penetration of vinyl fenestration products in the commercial/architectural marketplace."

April 1, 2014

Case Study: Seacoast Luxury Home Relies on Vinyl Windows

The Newman home in Ocean Isle Beach, NC, is a traditional brick 3,292 square-foot house with a stunning view of the Ocean Ridge Plantation golf course community. The home was designed for retirement living - it needs less maintenance so there's more time for golf.


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April 14, 2014

Benefits Series - InstallationMasters; Providing Your Customer All They Paid For

Last month's topic in our Benefits Series was the new AAMA FenestrationMasters program; its structure, organization, and benefits. While this program is rapidly gaining in both recognition and participation, it's actually the most recent of AAMA's professional education and certification programs.

March 31, 2014

The Guru of Economics and Western Region Forecasts

Dr. Esmael Adibi is a perennial and much anticipated presenter at AAMA events. As the Director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research and Anderson Chair of Economic Analysis at Chapman University in Orange, CA, Dr. Adibi has forecasted state, regional and national economic trends with precision accuracy.

March 21, 2014

Making ANSI Work for AAMA

As many of you may know, AAMA was the first certifier in the fenestration industry to have our certification program accredited by ANSI. We pride ourselves on adhering to some of the most stringent requirements within the accreditation market; ensuring quality and consistency through our programs for our Licensees.

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