Industry Websites

Explore these links to relevant building and construction and aluminum industry resources.

The Aluminum Association, Inc.
The Aluminum Association, Inc. is the trade association for producers of primary aluminum, recyclers and semi-fabricated aluminum products, as well as suppliers to the industry. The Aluminum Association promotes the production and use of aluminum as the sustainable material of choice. Learn about the advantages of aluminum and see how it relates to the Building & construction industry here. 
http://www.aluminum.org

AAC
The Aluminum Anodizers Council represents the interests of aluminum anodizers worldwide and is the principal trade organization for the anodizing industry in North America.
www.anodizing.org

AAMA - American Architectural Manufacturers Association

On January 1, 2020, AAMA and IGMA unified into one organization, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance, or FGIA

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) served as the source of performance standards, product certification and educational programs for the fenestration industry. Founded in 1936, AAMA was the leading trade association representing over 300 members producing window, door, skylight, sloped glazing, curtain wall and storefront products and components for both the residential and commercial construction markets across North America.
https://fgiaonline.org/

AASA
The American Association of School Administrators: Their mission is to support and develop effective school system leaders who are dedicated to the highest quality public education for all children.
www.aasa.org

AEC
The Aluminum Extruders Council is an international association dedicated to helping manufacturers, engineers, architects and others to discover why aluminum extrusion is "the better material process for better products."
www.aec.org 

AEC Info
AEC Info is an online resource for architecture/engineering/construction (AEC) professionals.
https://www.aecinfo.com/

AGC
AGC Glass North America is one of the largest manufacturers of glass and glass-related products in North America
https://www.agcglass.com/

AIA
The American Institute of Architects: The association for registered architects and the architectural profession.
www.aia.org

AIA /CES
AIA Continuing Education Online - Achieve your learning goals and fulfill your continuing-education requirements with the AIA.
https://www.aia.org/continuing-education

ANSI - American National Standards Institute
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private, non-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary standards and conformity assessment system.
http://www.ansi.org

ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials

http://www.astm.org

AZON

The Azon companies are world leaders in the technology for the manufacture of thermal barrier aluminum fenestration products.
www.azonintl.com

 

BOMA - Building Owners and Managers Association
Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a premier network of 19,000 commercial real estate professionals.
www.boma.org

CSI - The Construction Specifications Institute
The Construction Specifications Institute: a national association of professional specifiers that provides technical and product information, continuing education, professional conferences, and construction product trade shows. CSI knowledge for creating and sustaining the built environment.
http://www.csinet.org

DBIA - Design-Build Institute of America
http://www.dbia.org

Dodge Data & Analytics

(previously McGraw-Hill Construction) 
http://www.construction.com

Efficient Windows

This web site provides unbiased information on the benefits of energy-efficient windows, descriptions of how they work, and recommendations for their selection and use. Efficient Windows Collaborative (EWC) members have made a commitment to manufacture and promote energy-efficient windows.
www.efficientwindows.org

 

EREN - Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy Network (Dept. of Energy)
http://www.eere.energy.gov

FGIA- Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance

On January 1, 2020, AAMA and IGMA unified into one organization, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance, or FGIA

  • AAMA - The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) served as the source of performance standards, product certification and educational programs for the fenestration industry. Founded in 1936, AAMA was the leading trade association representing over 300 members producing window, door, skylight, sloped glazing, curtain wall and storefront products and components for both the residential and commercial construction markets across North America.
  • IGMA - The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) was the North American association of insulating glass manufacturers, suppliers of component materials and other industry-related professionals dedicated to upgrading product performance by promoting awareness of technological developments in the industry. In 2000, IGMA was created as a result of a successful merger between the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association of Canada (IGMAC) and the Sealed Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association (SIGMA).

https://fgiaonline.org/

GANA - Glass Association of North America (now part of NGA)
NGA was founded in 1948. In 2018, NGA combined with the Glass Association of North America (GANA) to create the largest trade association serving our industry

http://www.glass.org

Guardian

One of the world's largest manufacturers of float glass and fabricated glass products. You also should know that we manufacture and supply the automotive industry with a variety of exterior products.
www.guardian.com

ICC - International Code Council
BOCA, ICBO and SBCCI formally consolidated into a single, 50,000-member organization: ICC will provide world-class service to members and customers, and remains dedicated to public safety through the development of building safety and fire prevention codes.
http://www.iccsafe.org

IGCC
The Insulating Glass Certification Council: A non-profit organization which sponsors and directs a program of periodic accelerated laboratory testing and unannounced plant inspections to insure continuing insulating glass performance through specified standards.
www.igcc.org

IGMA - Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance 

On January 1, 2020, AAMA and IGMA unified into one organization, the Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance, or FGIA

The Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance (IGMA) was the North American association of insulating glass manufacturers, suppliers of component materials and other industry-related professionals dedicated to upgrading product performance by promoting awareness of technological developments in the industry. In 2000, IGMA was created as a result of a successful merger between the Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association of Canada (IGMAC) and the Sealed Insulating Glass Manufacturers Association (SIGMA).
https://fgiaonline.org/

Interpon - A world leader in powder coatings 
http://www.interpon.com

Miami-Dade
The Building Code Compliance Office (BCCO) was created as an independent entity in 1991 to provide oversight guidance on Code related issues to all building departments in Miami-Dade County.
http://www.miamidade.gov/building/

Municipal Code Corporation
The Municipal Code Corporation has more than 50 years’ experience  publishing Codes of Ordinances for local governments. This includes original codification and updating. Municipal Code Corporation is the leader in the ordinance codification industry because we are committed to customer service and dedicated to staying abreast of technology.
www.municode.com

 

NFRC - National Fenestration Rating Council
The National Fenestration Rating Council: A non-profit, public/private organization created by the window, door, and skylight industry. It is comprised of manufacturers, suppliers, builders, architects, designers, specifiers, code officials, utilities, and government agencies. NFRC provides consistent ratings on window, door, and skylight products.
http://www.nfrc.org

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NGA - National Glass Association
The National Glass Association: The largest trade association representing the flat (architectural and automotive) glass industry.
http://www.glass.org

NIBS - National Institute of Building Sciences
http://www.nibs.org

PPG Glass - Now Vitro Glass

Vitro Architectural Glass manufactures a range of industry-leading, energy-efficient glass products.
https://www.vitroglazings.com/

PPG Paint
PPG Industries is a leading global supplier of coatings, fiber glass, glass and chemicals. industrial Coatings is one of six PPG coatings businesses which also includes Packaging, Automotive OEM, Automotive Refinish, Aerospace and Architectural Coatings.
www.ppg.com

REED Construction Data - Insight

http://insight.reedconstructiondata.com/

 

Saflex

Saflex® is a global business with manufacturing and sales throughout the world. Their plastic interlayer is used in laminated glass.
www.saflex.com

SCIP - Specifications Consultants in Independent Practice
http://www.scip.com

SGCC
The Safety Glazing Certification Council: A non-profit corporation, established in 1971 by manufacturers of safety glazing products, building code officials, and others concerned with public safety.
www.sgcc.org

Southwall
Southwall Technologies designs and produces thin film coatings that selectively absorb, reflect or transmit certain types of electromagnetic radiation. Proprietary manufacturing processes create thin films for a wide range of commercial applications — from transparent window insulation to anti-glare filters.
www.southwall.com

SPG - Special Projects Group (Architectural Builder's Hardware)
http://www.specialprojectsgroup.com

Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty facts, in print, web links, gallery, news, poetry, questions from visitors to this site World's Greatest Statues.
www.statueofliberty.org

USGBC - US Green Building Council

http://www.usgbc.org

Valspar - Industrial Coatings
http://www.paintandcolor.com

Viracon 
Viracon offers the most complete range of high-performance architectural glass products available worldwide.
http://www.viracon.com

 

Vitro Architectural Glass (formerly PPG Glass)

Vitro Architectural Glass manufactures a range of industry-leading, energy-efficient glass products.

https://www.vitroglazings.com/ 

 

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