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ASTM Revises PVC Standards for Doors and Windows

Sep 27th, 2013

ASTM International has published a revision to its BSR/ASTM D4726-201x, Specification for Rigid Poly Vinyl Chloride (PVC). The standard relates to exterior-profile extrusions used for assembled windows and doors. This is a revision of ANSI/ASTM D4726-2009. It has also published a revision to BSR/ASTM D4756-201x, Practice for Installation of Rigid Poly Vinyl Chloride) (PVC) Siding […]

Codes, Energy, Economics and More Take the Stage During NWDA Event

Jul 17th, 2012

Members of the Northeast Window and Door Association (NWDA) met this week in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., to network over a few rounds of golf and cocktail reception yesterday, and educational sessions this morning. Joe Reed with Architectural Testing Inc. provided a codes report and gave some updates on the International Building Code/International Residential Code (I-Codes). Reed […]

Kenneth F. Yarosh Named 2012 ASTM International Chairman of the Board

Jan 23rd, 2012

Kenneth F. Yarosh, global service line manager for the specialty chemicals business of Dow Corning Corp., in Midland, Mich., is the 2012 chairman of the board of directors of ASTM International. A member of the ASTM board of directors since 2006, Yarosh was chairman of the Finance and Audit Committee in 2009. He is currently […]