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North American Fenestration Standard updated. (Legislative & Standards Updates).

The next version of the North American Fenestration Standard for windows, doors and unit skylights is available for review According to the Window & Door Manufacturers Assn., changes in 101/I.S. 2/A440-XX from its previous version include:

* The addition of side-hinged exterior doors

* A limited water rating for side-hinged doors

* Hardware water testing and vertical load testing of doors

* New sash, frame and glazing material requirements

For a copy of the specification, visit www.wdma.com/information/. It is targeted for inclusion in the 2006 version of the International Building Codes.
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