The Window & Door Manufacturers Association defines the standards of excellence in the residential and commercial window, door, and skylight industry and advances these standards among industry members while providing advocacy resources, educational and professional programs, and ways for members to provide greater value to their customers.
UL's new 64,000 square foot Building Envelope Performance Test lab offers a full portfolio of testing services in Northbrook, IL, 30 minutes from Chicago.
With state-of-the-art test equipment and 30 years of testing expertise, UL can now offer performance testing of windows, doors, curtain walls and exterior wall systems for air infiltration, water leakage, structural performance, impact and cyclic testing in the lab, on curtain wall mock-ups and in the field to evaluate installed products.
The exterior wall system mock-up testing can be conducted indoors to 30' height by 200 linear ft. and outdoors to 25' height by 100 linear ft.
"UL is honored to become a member of WDMA. We are excited to serve the testing needs of the window and door industry with our new state of the art test facility.
And now as a WDMA member, we are in a position to further serve the industries technical and educational needs," said Wayne Breighner, Engineering Manager of UL's Building Envelope Performance Testing services.
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About WDMA: Founded in 1927, the Window & Door Manufacturers Association is the premier trade association representing the leading manufacturers of residential and commercial window, door and skylight products for the domestic and export markets.
WDMA members are focused on Total Product Performance™ products that are designed and built to performance-based standards. The association is focused on key member needs in the areas of advocacy, product performance, education and information and facilitating business interactions and relationships in the fenestration eco-system.
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