The American Architectural Manufacturers Association ( AAMA) is made up of window, door, skylight, curtain wall and storefront manufacturers, suppliers and test labs. These large and small companies supply products for both residential and commercial buildings.
AAMA offers a searchable Certified Products Directory to locate manufacturers that are a part of AAMA's prestigious Certification Program.
The AAMA Certification Label provides confidence that the products you choose, when installed properly, match the quality of the sample product tested.
Free brochure downloads cover topics such as product care and maintenance, product certification, green building, commercial buildings and window safety.
The AIA (American Institute of Architects) Continuing Education mission is to support members in mastering new knowledge and skills in order to meet the changing requirements of the profession and to responsibly meet the role society entrusts to architects. CES supports its continuing education mission through a network of AIA/CES Approved Providers, with the goal of providing quality education courses for architects.
Thermal Windows, Inc. is an AIA/CES Approved Provider.
A word-of-mouth network for consumers, Angie's List is a growing collection of homeowners' real-life experiences with local service companies. The people who join Angie's List are looking for a way to find trustworthy companies that perform high-quality work. Angie's List members submit more than 40,000 reports each month about the companies they've hired. They describe their project (including the cost) and grade the company's response time, prices and quality of work - good or bad.
You can post a review here, even if you are not a member.
A service provider must meet the below minimum criteria to be considered for the Super Service award. In the past, many eligible service providers exceeded the minimum criteria.
Minimum eligibility requirements for the Super Service Award:
The Better Business Bureau envisions an ethical marketplace where buyers and sellers can trust each other. BBB's mission is to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust. BBB accomplishes this mission by: Creating a community of trustworthy businesses, setting standards for marketplace trust, encouraging and supporting best practices, celebrating marketplace role models, and denouncing substandard marketplace behavior.
The EPA (United States Environmental Protection Agency) - Common renovation activities like sanding, cutting, and demolition can create hazardous lead dust and chips by disturbing lead-based paint, which can be harmful to adults and children. To protect against this risk, on April 22, 2008, EPA issued the Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. It requires that firms performing renovation, repair, and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in pre-1978 homes, child care facilities and schools be certified by EPA and that they use certified renovators who are trained by EPA-approved training providers to follow lead-safe work practices.
Thermal Windows, Inc. is a Lead-Safe Certified Firm.
NFRC is a non-profit organization that administers the only uniform, independent rating and labeling system for the energy performance of windows, doors, skylights, and attachment products.
Their goal is to provide fair, accurate, and reliable energy performance ratings.