Association News: Hodgson addresses the impact of California regulations on the U.S. during AAMA Fall Conference

The California Energy Commission has a number of proposals for the 2016 Energy Code, bearing in mind the eventual goal of getting the state of California to Zero Energy by 2020.

Association News: HUD begins process of adopting 2012 AAMA standard for fenestration in manufactured housing

“This is a major victory,” praised AAMA’s certification manager, Rich Rinka. He explained, “Without MHCC’s blessing, there would be no changing from the currently recognized standards.”

Client News: Kolbe expands VistaLuxe Collection with 90-degree corner direct set window

The VistaLuxe Collection model on exhibit at the AIA Expo in booth #4441 features a 90-degree direct set corner unit with a post presented in a Flush style exterior painted in the new Cashmere Pearl mica finish. On the interior, the Alder wood species is enhanced with Coffee Bean stain.

Client News: Kolbe’s custom-designed entry doors deliver a memorable impression

“Homeowners with a respect for quality craftsmanship and innovative design also appreciate the opportunity to add their own mark, matching their home’s presence with their personal style.”

Association News: NAFS User Guide provides easy to follow steps for proper application of the North American Fenestration Standard

The 2011 version of NAFS is already referenced in the 2012 editions of the International Building Code and International Residential Code, and the new standard is being proposed to replace the 2008 edition in the 2015 edition of the National Building Code of Canada.

Association News: AAMA releases new document detailing testing for organic coatings on wood, cellulosic composite substrates

Performance requirements and test procedures described

Association News: AAMA predicts fenestration industry trends in new market studies

The report provides details for geographic regions and commercial market segments, as well as framing materials, glass usage and configuration types. Historic data for 2006 through 2013 and forecast data for 2014 through 2016 are also included in the report.

Association News: AAMA encourages education during National Window Safety Week, April 6-12

Tips for staying safe around windows and preventing falls

Association News: AAMA forms Sustainability Steering Committee

“We want commercial and residential builders, specifiers, architects, incentive program providers and homeowners to be fully informed of the many benefits of incorporating the technologically advanced fenestration products available today into sustainable buildings’ designs.”

Client News: Technoform Glass Insulation expands service in western Canada

Serving North America with an emphasis on western Canada, Coniston is wholesale supplier of glass, mirrors, IG spacer bars and screen components, as well as related window and door components.