CHICAGO - The 2011 edition of the North American Fenestration Standard/Specification for windows, doors, and skylights (NAFS-11) has received final approval and is now available.

The standard  results from a multi-year effort by the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA), Canadian Standards Association (CSA) and Window & Door Manufacturers Association (WDMA). The updated 2011 standard replaces the 2008 edition of the joint standard.

The 2011 NAFS standard for windows doors and skylights is already referenced in the 2012 editions of the International Building Code and International Residential Code, and the new standard is being proposed to replace the 2008 edition in the National Building Code of Canada when it is updated. 

Earlier this fall WDMA updated architectural door standards and issued a pair of webinars on Architectural Wood Door Standards for flush mounted and rail and stile doors.

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