Throughout this white paper, it’s easily understandable as to why aluminum extrusions have been used by design professionals for decades.”
According to the "AAMA/WDMA 2011/2012 Study of the U.S. Market for Windows, Doors and Skylights, in 2011," aluminum accounted for nearly 40 percent of the nonresidential entry door market and 24 percent of the nonresidential interior door market. Aluminum framed skylights were the dominant (87 percent) configuration on the market in 2011.
"Aluminum: The Total Solution for Sustainable, Strong and Efficient Commercial Building Design" is available for free download in AAMA’s online Publication Store. Companies are encouraged to include a link to the white paper on their own websites.
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