The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) are combining into one organization with a new name, Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA).
Selection of fenestration assemblies (utilizing both window and storefront systems) can be challenging due to the number of ancillary components/accessories available—materials with different performance characteristics compared to the main fenestration element.
The Orlando International Airport’s Intermodal Terminal Facility (ITF) features a 743-m2 (8000-sf) heavy-duty, low-rise segmented barrel vault skylight. A stretch-forming, thermally improving finish was applied to the skylight to meet the airport’s aesthetic, sustainability, and high-performance requirements.
Specifiers can use the American Architectural Manufacturers Association’s (AAMA’s) standards as a guide to select the proper finish for architectural aluminum to meet a project’s performance and durability requirements.
New Jersey’s 3 Journal Square, a mixed-use, 240-unit apartment building, hopes to attract young professionals with a high-style aesthetic, modern performance, and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver certification.