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    Updated Aluminum in Green Buildings Guidelines

    The Aluminum Association released the 2017 version of Aluminum in Green Buildings – A Guide to Environmental Declarations. The updated guidelines detail how life cycle assessments (LCAs) and environmental product declarations (EPDs) are awarded for green building credits in major rating systems, and what architects and designers can do to meet the requirements. The guidelines, […]

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    AAMA Releases White Paper on Aluminum Fenestration and Energy Efficiency

    The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) recently released a new white paper created by the AAMA Aluminum Material Council that discusses the use of aluminum in high-performing building enclosures. AMC-2-26, Aluminum in High-Performing Building Enclosures, is now available in the AAMA online store as a complimentary download. “This white paper was needed in order to […]

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    Arconic Launches as Standalone Multi-Materials Manufacturer in Split from Alcoa

    Alcoa Inc. completed its separation into two standalone companies — Arconic Inc. and Alcoa Corporation (learn more about Alcoa Corporation). Arconic commences operation as a global leader in multi-materials innovation, precision engineering, and advanced manufacturing, with the aim of serving diverse markets including the aerospace, automotive, building and construction, commercial transportation, industrial solutions, and energy. “Today […]

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    BerryAlloc Chooses Sapa for Its New Aluminum Locking Systems

    Sapa signed an agreement with the international flooring solutions company BerryAlloc for the delivery of aluminum skirtings for BerryAlloc’s wet room panels and laminated floor products. Sapa will deliver 37.5 million skirtings from its extrusion plant in Magnor, Norway. Sapa’s first deliveries to BerryAlloc – profiles used in wall coverings for kitchens and bathrooms – left the Magnor […]

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    Aluminum Rises High on a Green Foundation at Greenbuild

    The world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building, Greenbuild 2010 was held November 17-19 at McCormick Place West in Chicago, IL. Around 28,000 attendees came together at Greenbuild for three days of educational sessions, green building tours, special seminars, and networking events. Greenbuild is managed and organized by the U.S. Green Building Council […]