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Steven Saffell joins AAMA staff as technical director

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) announces the hiring of Steven Saffell as technical director effective Aug. 13. Saffell’s background is a tapestry of architectural firm work, modular home design, as well as manufactured housing, and residential and commercial fenestration experience. Saffell also spent three years teaching as an adjunct professor.

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AAMA releases new design guide for structural silicone glazing

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new document to describe proper guidelines and glazing procedures for structural glazing. AAMA SSGDG-1-17, the “Structural Silicone Glazing (SSG) Design Guidelines”, reviews a glazing that offers a unique appearance and simplicity of construction that often cannot be achieved any other way.

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Aug. 7 AAMA webinar to review changes to Prop 65 labeling

This educational session is meant to provide clarification on the new Prop 65 labeling requirements and guidance on strategies for complying. It will include an overview of Prop 65 and review of the new labeling requirements, focusing on challenges faced by fenestration manufacturers and delivering solutions for compliance. Nolan also will answer questions from webinar participants.

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UL/CLEB reviews Canadian codes, NAFS-11 supplement during AAMA Summer Conference

UL/CLEB sponsored a workshop at the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) 2018 Summer Conference in Lake Tahoe, California, clarifying what manufacturers need to know when it comes to Canadian codes and CSA A440S1-17, the Canadian supplement to the North American Fenestration Standard (NAFS)-11. Robert Jutras, principal engineer, led the overview, touching on Canadian building codes, including codes for building envelopes and fenestration.

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AAMA Summer Conference participants learn how to visually showcase their brands

A workshop on Instagram taught companies how to re-think everyday interactions at their businesses as photogenic opportunities to expand their social media presence. American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) Communications Coordinator Meryl Williams led two sessions of “A Marketing Guide to Instagram: Visually Showcasing Your Brand,” at the AAMA 2018 Summer Conference in Lake Tahoe, California.

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Orlando International Airport’s South Intermodal Terminal Facility topped with Acurlite skylight, finished by Linetec

The ITF is expected to be the first building on the Orlando International Airport campus to meet the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® v4 certification standards. Featuring an 8,000-square-foot, heavy-duty commercial skylight, the ITF’s daylighting system helps connect those arriving and working within the space to the welcoming surroundings and Florida sunshine outside. Acurlite Structural Skylights, Inc. manufactured and installed the low-rise, segmented barrel vault skylight. Linetec provided stretch forming, thermally improvement and finishing of the skylight to meet the airport’s aesthetic, sustainability and high-performance requirements.

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May-June-2018 PRISM

Editor’s pick – Takeda Global Headquarters

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

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