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As 2023 comes to a close, it is a good time to make sure you have the current versions of the documents that best serve and help shape our industry. Several important FGIA standards were updated this year in FGIA’s ongoing efforts to keep up with the latest technologies and performance demands. Let’s take a look at a few of these documents, whose 2023 versions are now available in the FGIA Online Store.

Click on each document number to read more about what changed from its previous version:

  • AAMA 511, Voluntary Guide for the Forensic Evaluation of Water Intrusion at Fenestration Products
  • AAMA TIR-A19, Structural Test Deflection and Permanent Deformation Gauge Placement for Horizontal and Vertical Sliding Windows and Sliding Doors
  • AAMA 310, Voluntary Specification for Reinforced Thermoplastic Fenestration Exterior Profile Extrusions
  • AAMA 501.5, Test Method for Serviceability of Exterior Fenestration After Thermal Cycling
  • FGIA IGMA TB-2701, Guidelines for the Testing of Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate (MVTR) and the Presentation of the Results
  • AAMA 701/702, Performance Specification for Pile Weatherstrips (AAMA 701) and Polymer Weatherseals (AAMA 702)
  • AAMA TIR-A15, Overview of Design Wind Load Determination for Fenestration Systems
  • AAMA 501.8, Standard Test Method for Determination of Resistance to Human Impact of Window Systems Intended for Use in Behavioral Care Applications
  • AAMA 308, Voluntary Specification for Cellular Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Exterior Profiles
  • AAMA TIR-A20, Glazed Spandrel and Shadow Box Design Considerations
  • AAMA 506, Specifications for Impact and Cycle Testing of Fenestration Products
  • AAMA 907, Specification for Corrosion Resistant Coatings on Carbon Steel Components Used in Windows, Doors and Skylights
  • AAMA 303, Voluntary Specification for Rigid Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) Exterior Profiles

Please keep in mind that
AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors and skylights was completed in late 2022 and made publicly available in early 2023.

Each of these documents have been developed or updated using FGIA’s consensus process to take into consideration multiple points of view. The changing of the calendar does not mean that our work is done. There are more documents that are currently in the final stages before they are published and many more are on the way.

Don’t let your company fall behind. Get these new versions of FGIA documents today.