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New from AAMA Education | Updated Courses and Platform Now Available for FenestrationMasters Version 2.0

An updated portion of one of AAMA’s flagship education programs is now available. FenestrationMasters® version 2.0 offers an update and re-design of the current coursework, first launched in 2012. Beginning today, FenestrationMasters 2.0 includes re-packaged course segments from Group 1, with Groups 2-3 scheduled to be available by the end of the month. Groups 4-6 will follow shortly in January and February. The first opportunity to sit for the online final 2.0 exam will be February 2020.New PlatformThe program’s new modernized platform allows for more...

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January 14 AAMA Webinar to Provide Update from Texas Department of Insurance (TDI)

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar on January 14 offering an update on the Texas Department of Insurance’s (TDI) Windstorm Program requirements for fenestration products. Leading the webinar is Dr. Paul Bove, who gave a presentation on this topic during the AAMA Fall Conference earlier this month. Register now for this complimentary session, open to all interested parties.

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Plan and Practice Fire Escape Drills

Though many of us practice fire drills in the workplace, most deaths and injuries from fire each year are the result of home fires. When it comes to a fire emergency, the Window Safety Task Force in partnership with the National Safety Council reminds everyone that doors and windows are the primary and secondary escape routes.How prepared are you to escape safely in a fire?“In the event of fire or other emergencies, you may have little time to escape safely,” said Tammy Franks, National Safety...

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September 17 AAMA Webinar to Review What is New in State of the Construction Defect Industry

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar entitled “State of the Construction Defect Industry in 2019: What’s the Same and What’s New?” on September 17, open to all interested parties. Leading the webinar are Pete Fowler and Alex Prokop of Pete Fowler Construction Services. Register now for this complimentary session.This webinar will serve as an introduction to Construction Defects (CD) and the world of CD litigation. The speakers will review the history of the CD industry and offer an understanding of building...

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AAMA to Host September 10 Webinar on Tornado, Hurricane Storm Shelters with Dave Stammen

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) will host a webinar entitled “ICC 500 – Tornado and Hurricane Storm Shelters” on September 10, open to all interested parties. Leading the webinar is Dave Stammen, Principal Engineer for the Building Science Group at UL. Register now for this complimentary session, part of AAMA’s regular webinar series.This webinar will provide an overview of the history of storm shelter guidelines, how ICC 500 was developed and the code requirements that drive storm shelter construction. Stammen will also address specific...

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