Short Form Specifications for Field Testing Fenestration Products

Did you know that AAMA 502 “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Fenestration Products” and AAMA 503 “Voluntary Specification for Field Testing of Newly Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls and Sloped Glazing Systems” both offer standard “Short Form Specification” language for use by specifying professionals?

Impact of Spring Snowmelt on Erosion and Sediment Controls

Early spring offers unique challenges for maintaining the integrity of erosion and sediment controls on construction sites. During the winter, vegetation is dormant, the ground is frozen, and substantial snowpack is formed. When warmer temperatures and spring rain arrive, these conditions can have negative impacts on erosion and sediment controls if SWPPP measures are not properly implemented.