AAMA Releases Update to Fenestration Standard
July 10, 2009
An updated version of the AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/ I.S.2/A440-08, NAFS
- North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows,
doors, and skylights is now available for electronic download
from the American Architectural manufacturers Association (AAMA0.
Update #3 includes editorial revisions to the 129-page standard
originally published in January 2008.
"Editorial changes and additional corrections have been made
to Table 4, which outlines optional performance grades (PG) for
unit skylights, tubular daylighting devices (TDDs) and roof windows.
Table 27, which outlines gateway performance requirements, was also
updated for editorial changes and corrections," says Ken Brenden,
AAMA technical services manager. "The replacement pages included
in Update #3 can be inserted into copies of the standard published
in January 2008 and the removed pages may be kept for reference."
AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08, NAFS - North American Fenestration
Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights identifies
the testing and rating requirements for windows, glass doors, skylights
and side-hinged exterior doors. Included in the standard (when applicable)
are performance requirements for structural integrity, water resistance,
air leakage and forced entry.
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