AAMA Meeting Continues with Committees Hard at Work
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association continued its annual meeting
on Monday and Tuesday of this week with important speakers and committee
On Monday, AAMA's Southeast region board met and discussed the Masonry
Installation Standard Practice which it is working on with the Fenestration
Manufacturers Association (FMA). SE president Bill Emley reported
that AAMA has an agreement with FMA to have a combined FMA/AAMA
document that will go to the floor of the Florida building code
commission but clarified that the document will not have an organization's
name on it.
On the fiberglass side, the fiberglass coatings review committee
task group reported that there have been revisions on two standards:
high performing and superior performing coatings. Jeff Miller of
Comfort Line reported that the ballot was successful with a number
of editorial comments. Additionally, the fiberglass door sill task
group agreed to develop a new 300 standard in regard to door sills.
At Tuesday's meetings, a member of the hardware committee made a
motion to start a single-sided door trim set specification; and
create a new task group to reference to a multi point lock system
which was approved.
In meetings of the glass materials council, AFG's Fred Wallin reported
that the sloped glazing task group has been working for three years
to update the sloped glazing brochure and is now making progress,
and finally has an electronic version. Additionally, the marketing
council is looking at a communication plan to talk about AAMA labeling
to trade and code officials.