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AAMA releases update to fenestration standard

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An update to AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/ I.S.2/A440-08, NAFS – North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights is now available for electronic download from the American Architectural Manufacturers Association, Schaumburg, Ill., according to a July 9 release.Update #3 includes editorial revisions to the 129-page standard originally published in January 2008.

"Editorial changes and additional corrections have been made to Table 4, which outlines optional performance grades (PG) for unit skylights, tubular daylighting devices and roof windows. Table 27, which outlines gateway performance requirements, was also updated for editorial changes and corrections,” said Ken Brenden, AAMA technical services manager, in the release. “The replacement pages included in Update #3 can be inserted into copies of the standard published in January 2008 and the removed pages may be kept for reference."

AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08, NAFS – North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights identifies the testing and rating requirements for windows, glass doors, skylights and side-hinged exterior doors. Included in the standard (when applicable) are performance requirements for structural integrity, water resistance, air leakage and forced entry. AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08, NAFS – North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights - Update #3 is available for download at no cost. It is also included at no additional cost with purchase of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440-08, NAFS – North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights. To order, visit the AAMA Online Publication Store.

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