AAMA Releases Glass-Related Documents on Industry Site
February 2, 2011

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has made additional glass-related documents available on www.glassdocs.com, a website that is jointly managed with the Glass Association of North America (GANA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA), and serves as a one-stop reference site listing all publications and documents relating to fenestration glass for the benefit of the architectural and code communities in North America.

In the category of Design and Fabrication, the following documents are now available:

  • AAMA CW-12-84, "Structural Properties of Glass,"
  • AAMA DDGA-89, "Daylighting Design Guidelines for Roof Glazing in Atrium Spaces," and
  • AAMA CW-13-85, "Structural Sealant Glazing Systems."

In the category of Voluntary Test and Installation, the following documents are now available:

  • AAMA 1505-09, "Voluntary Test Methods for Thermal Performance of Fenestration Products with Multiple Glazing Options" and
  • AAMA 2001-07, "Voluntary Specifications for Residential Translucent Sloped Glazing Systems."

In the category of Codes and Standards, the following document is now available:

  • AAMA TIR A7-83, "Sloped Glazing Guidelines."

Documents available on www.glassdocs.com encompass all areas of glass for fenestration. The website is intended to provide the information needed in order to ensure both code compliance and good design.

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