Bibliography

Standards

American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA)

AAMA/NWWDA 101/I.S.2-97: Voluntary Specifications for Aluminum, Vinyl and Wood Windows and Glass Doors

AAMA 303: Specification for PVC Exterior Profile Extrusions

AAMA 502: Specification for Field Testing of Windows and Sliding Glass Doors

AAMA 1503: Test Method for Thermal Transmittance and Condensation Resistance

AAMA 1504: Standard for Thermal Performance of Windows, Doors and Glazed Walls

AAMA 1801: Specification for Acoustical Rating of Windows

American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)

ASTM D4726: Specification for Exterior Rigid PVC Extrusions Used in Assembled Windows and Doors

ASTM E283: Test Method for Determining the Rate of Air Leakage through Exterior Windows

ASTM E330: Test Method for Structural Performance of Exterior Windows by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference

ASTM E331: Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference

ASTM E547: Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows by Cyclic Static Air Pressure Difference.

ASTM D774: Specification for Sealed Insulating Glass Units

ASTM E1300: Standard Practice for Determining the Minimum Thickness and Type of Glass Required to Resist a Specified Load

ASTM E1425: Practice for Determining the Acoustical Performance of Exterior Windows

ASTM F588: Test Methods for Resistance of Window Assemblies to Forced Entry

ASTM F842: Test Methods for Measurement of Forced Entry Resistance of Horizontal Sliding Door Assemblies.

National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC)

NFRC 100-97: Procedure for Determining Fenestration Product Thermal Properties

American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)

ASCE 7-98: Minimum Design Wind Loads for Buildings and Other Structures

References

Association Publications

AAMA PMB 1: Windows and Door Maintenance

AAMA 101 WSG 1: Window Selection Guide

"Residential Windows: A Guide to New Technologies and Energy Performance," J. Carmody et al, 1996