Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. AAMA articles below.
The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance has updated a guide outlining the considerations necessary for choosing proper glass for non-residential skylight and sloped glazing applications.
The memberships of the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) both voted to proceed with combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).
AAMA has released a new technical information report providing design considerations for exterior shading devices such as aluminum sun shades, glass awnings, deep snap on covers, and louvered shading devices with outriggers.
Facility executives interested in accessibility issues should monitor the status of the update of ICC/ANSI A117.1 “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has updated and released two documents specific to aluminum.
Elevated performance requirements for energy and infiltration are calling for more attention to envelope design and construction.