Posts Tagged ‘ Lothar Erkens ’

New Year’s Day Earthquake Sparks Interest in Japan’s Seismic Building Codes

Jan 11th, 2024

Building resilience is at the forefront of the conversation surrounding Japan’s recent 7.5 magnitude New Year’s Day earthquake on the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa prefecture. Reports indicate that the quake killed hundreds of people, with many left homeless. The destruction could have been worse. Other earthquakes throughout the world have seen greater devastation. This includes […]

FGIA Updates Specification for Impact, Cycle Testing of Fenestration Products

Aug 16th, 2023

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) has updated an industry specification for rating the ability of doors, windows, skylights and sliding glass doors to withstand impact and pressure cycling associated with hurricanes. AAMA 506-23, Voluntary Specification for Impact and Cycle Testing of Fenestration Products, was updated to align with the recently released NAFS-22 standard, says […]