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GMC Discusses Edge Scalloping, Updating Acoustical Standards, More During Fall Conference

During the 2017 AAMA National Fall Conference, the Glass Material Council heard about bids for a test fixture to measure edge scalloping, updates about a joint AAMA/IGMA web page and discussion of plans to update acoustical standards. Work on these matters and others will continue via conference calls and during the 2018 AAMA Annual Conference (February 19-22) in Orlando, FL.Edge Scalloping Test Fixture Being Bid OutTwo bids have been received by the joint AAMA/IGMA Edge Pressure Task Group (Chair: Paul Bush [Vitro Architectural Glass]) for...

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Glass Material Council Reviews Details of Edge Scallop Testing, AAMA-IGMA Efforts, More

The Glass Material Council (GMC) was busy during the 2017 AAMA National Summer Conference last month, going over the development of a procedure pertaining to the edge seal of insulating glass units (IGUs). The council also heard updates from the IGMA Technical Policy Committee and the ASTM E0622 sub-committee. Work on these items and others will continue this October during the 2017 AAMA National Fall Conference in Greenville, SC.Tool and Procedure for Testing Edge Scalloping Under DevelopmentThe joint AAMA/IGMA Edge Pressure Task Group (Chair: Paul...

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Case Study: Seattle's Bullitt Center Earns Top Green Certification

The six-story, 52,000-square-foot, Class A office building's unusually tall 14-foot floor-to-floor heights are matched with equally impressive floor-to-ceiling operable window systems.

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