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AAM has published the latest North American Fenestration Standard

Wednesday, February 28, 2018   (0 Comments)
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The 2017 edition of AAMA/WDMA/CSA 101/I.S.2/A440, NAFS — North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS) has received final approval and is now available. This standard is the result of a multi-year effort by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The updated 2017 standard replaces the 2011 edition of the joint standard.

The 2011 NAFS standard is already referenced in the 2015 editions of the International Building Code and International Residential Code, with the new standard to be included in the 2018 editions of these codes. The new standard is being proposed to replace the 2011 edition in the National Building Code of Canada when it is updated.

The Joint Document Management Group (JDMG), comprised of representatives from all three associations, stresses the importance of NAFS-17. More...