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WDMA Files for New Standard on Fiberglass Reinforced Polymer Doors and Frames

Apr 25th, 2024

The Window and Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA) filed an ANSI Project Initiation Notification (PINS) to propose the development of a new standard for commercial fiberglass reinforced polymer (FRP) doors and frames. According to WDMA officials, the standard will set performance attributes for FRP doors and frames, filling an industry gap for “industrial-built doors that are […]

FEMA Issues Advice for Reducing Water Intrusion Through Doors, Windows

Sep 7th, 2023

FEMA has released three new recovery advisories (RA) developed in response to Hurricane Ian, which impacted southwest Florida in September of 2022. The recovery advisories include recommendations for reducing water intrusion through and around doors and windows due to wind-driven rain. According to officials, the third advisory, RA 3 – Reducing Water Intrusion Through Windows […]