AAMA has launched a new technical facts report offering layout issues for outdoors shading gadgets inclusive of aluminum sun sunglasses, glass awnings, deep snap-on covers, and louvered shading gadgets with outriggers.
AAMA TIR-A16-19, Design of Exterior Shading Devices, turned into advanced to offer layout considerations for manufacturers, architects and different contributors of the layout group, as well as present essential statistics for the ones answerable for centers protection.
“Exterior shading gadgets are frequently included into the façade of business and institutional buildings to lessen sun warmth benefit and to feature factors of visual interest,” said Steve Fronek (Apogee Enterprises), Chair of the AAMA APG Shading Device Task Group. “This technical information record affords layout considerations for producers, architects, and different contributors to the design group, in addition to information for those answerable for centers maintenance.”
This document needs to be used at the side of AAMA 514-sixteen, Standard Test Method for Static Loading and Impact on Exterior Shading Devices, in preparation of architectural drawings and specs, save drawings and structural calculations, and protection applications, to avoid some of the technical and realistic issues which can arise from fallacious layout or use of shading gadgets.
Items within the scope of this report encompass, however are not confined to, effect loading on outside shading devices, combined loading, new construction/protection, window washing considerations, thermal bridging, glazing and more. Items not within its scope consist of interior light cabinets, window wells and other concerns.
AAMA TIR-A16-19, in addition to different AAMA documents, may be purchased from AAMA’s on line save. More data about AAMA and its sports can be found at the AAMA website.
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