The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) updated and released a document specifying the performance requirements for liquid-applied flashing for water-resistive seals around exterior wall openings.
Discussing specification writing and documentation details can be challenging, but the right set of specifications is a key component in the process to deliver a successful project. It is crucial the specification writer understands the intent of how systems will operate and how systems relate to each other. This is getting even more important as new buildings are getting more complex and have loftier energy efficiency goals. This article describes the most important aspects of construction specifications to ensure a good outcome for energy efficient buildings.