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Professional Membership Eligibility

Any person involved in the design, specification, engineering, construction/renovation, or code compliance inspection of buildings and/or fenestration products and/or related components and accessories is eligible for Professional Membership.

Members must maintain a professional engineer (P.E.), registered architect/specifier, builder/remodeler, government/code official and/or other similar qualifying state license to be eligible.

Professional members may not be eligible for, or employed by, a person, firm or corporation engaged in business activities as defined under Corporate Membership. Any candidate for Professional Membership having more than half of their business function involving the conducting of fenestration testing (laboratory or third-party independent field testing) must meet the eligibility requirements for a member under Corporate Membership for an auditing/testing agency and must join as such.

A 50% dues discount will be awarded to any applicant who maintains InstallationMasters® or FenestrationMasters® Program certification for the entire membership year.

Professional Educator/Student Membership Eligibility

Any person that is a student or professional employed by a nationally recognized academic institution in an instructor or research capacity. If the individual is employed by a company eligible for another membership type, the individual would be ineligible for the Educator/Student membership type.

Technical Consultant Membership Eligibility

Any person providing technical consulting services to construction industry professionals, building or homeowners, and/or manufacturing businesses related to the fenestration or construction industry and/or installation firms working in the residential or light commercial markets is eligible for Technical Consultant Membership.

Technical Consultant members may not be eligible for, or employed by, a person, firm or corporation engaged in business activities as defined under Corporate Membership. Any candidate for Technical Consultant Membership having more than half of their business function involving the conducting of fenestration testing (laboratory or third-party independent field testing) must meet the eligibility requirements for a member under the Test Laboratory classification and must join as such.

A 50% dues discount will be awarded to any applicant who maintains InstallationMasters or FenestrationMasters Program certification for the entire membership year.

Corporate Membership Eligibility

Businesses involved in the manufacture, sale or service of fenestration or glass products may apply for Corporate Membership according to one of the following classifications:

  • Fenestration Producer: Companies with a primary business of manufacturing of windows, doors, skylights, curtain walls and storefronts.
  • Insulating Glass Producer: Companies with a primary business of manufacturing IG units.
  • Fenestration Component Producer: Companies with a primary fenestration business of providing non-glass components or equipment to Fenestration Producers (excludes Insulating Glass Producers and Primary Glass Producers).
  • Primary Glass Producer: Companies with a primary fenestration business of producing float or other raw glass.
  • Insulating Glass Component Producer: Companies with a primary fenestration business of providing components or equipment in the construction of insulating glass. This could include custom tempered glass manufacturers.
  • Service Provider: Companies with a primary business of providing services to the fenestration industry. This could include dealers, distributors, engineering firms, commercial glazing contractors, equipment manufacturers and software providers.
  • Auditing/Testing Agency: Companies with a primary business of providing testing of fenestration, insulating glass, and glass products, or related components.