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Architectural Door Codes and Standards Committee (ADCSC)

The Architectural Door Codes and Standards Committee: reviews and evaluates requirements impacting interior architectural doors, door assemblies and door glazing included in national model building codes, key state building codes, product standards referenced by those codes, and other relevant documents; develops WDMA positions including proposing amendments and actively participating in codes and standards development activities, and other actions as necessary; reviews, evaluates, and responds to regulatory issues impacting the architectural door industry as requested by the Regulatory Affairs Steering Committee; and, develops WDMA policy recommendations related to relevant building codes and standards. The ADCSC also maintain all WDMA standards, specifications and test methods, and address technical issues relevant to interior architectural wood doors. The ADCSC reports to the National Architectural Door Council.

Documents Within the Scope of the ADCSC:

  1. I.S. 1A Industry Standard for Architectural Wood Flush Doors
  2. I.S. 6A Industry Standard for Architectural Wood Stile and Rail Door
  3. T.M. 6 Adhesive Bond Test Method
  4. T.M. 7 Cycle Slam Test Method
  5. T.M. 8 Hinge Loading Test Method
  6. T.M. 10 Screwholding Test Method
  7. T.M. 15 Vertical Edge Impact Test Method

Exterior Products Code Committee (EPCC)

The purpose of the Exterior Products Code Committee is to: review and evaluate requirements impacting fenestration products included in national model building codes, key state building codes, the relevant product standards referenced by those codes,and other relevant documents or programs such as ENERGY STAR;develop WDMA positions for addressing them including proposing amendments and actively participating in codes and standards development activities and other actions as necessary; review, evaluate, and respond regulatory issues impacting the industry as requested by the Regulatory Affairs Steering Committee; and, develop WDMA policy recommendations related to relevant building codes and standards.

Exterior Products Standards Committee (EPSC)

The purpose of the Exterior Products Standards Committee is to develop and maintain standards, specifications and test methods for rating exterior fenestration product performance, and address technical issues relevant to exterior windows, skylights and doors.

Documents Within the Scope of the EPSC:

  1. 101/I.S.2/A440–11 (current draft)
  2. 101/I.S.2/NAFS–08
  3. 101/I.S.2/A440–05
  4. 101/I.S.2/A440–02
  5. 101/I.S.2–97
  6. 1600/I.S.7–00
  7. I.S.11–02
  8. Understanding Condensation (1997)
  9. FMA / WDMA 250–10

Hallmark Certification Committee (HCC)

This Committee develops and maintains the WDMA sponsored Hallmark Certification Program as an ANSI accredited, impartial, third party product evaluation agency; Review NFRC Certification programs and procedures and oversee WDMA’s function as an IA. This Committee reports to the Technical Committee.

Legislative Committee (LC)

WDMA’s Legislative Committee sets policy positions for the window, door and skylight industry and directs advocacy activity on the industry’s key issues. The Committee provides input on the WDMA National Policy Agenda, issued each year to present the industry’s priorities to members of Congress. The Committee assesses critical issues as they arise and provides feedback to staff to present a consensus opinion on Capitol Hill.

Membership, Marketing & Education Committee (MMEC)

The purpose of the Membership, Marketing & Education Committee is to develop and oversee implementation of programs and services designed to recruit, retain and educate WDMA member companies.

PrimaryObjectives:

  • Recruitment: Identify prospective companies and develop a strategic membership plan to recruit them into the association.
  • Retention: Develop and promote member services and the value proposition of membership with WDMA.
  • Marketing: Maintain, develop, and disseminate marketing pieces to educate our member & non member companies on the value of WDMA.
  • Educate: Develop a method to educate members on key issues impacting the industry.

Regulatory Affairs Steering Committee (RASC)

The purpose of the Regulatory Affairs Committee is to: review and evaluate regulatory or potential regulatory issues impacting the industry; develop regulatory policy recommendations; initiate responses to regulatory actionsincluding the drafting and submission of WDMA comments in response to federal regulatory notices, and recommend other WDMA actions as necessary; work with other WDMA committees in addressing relevant regulatory issues; and, work jointly with the Legislative Affairs Committee in the annual revision of WDMA’s National Policy Agenda.

Supplier Technology Committee (STC)

The Supplier Technology Committee define, review and use industry best practices, where needed develop and maintain standards and test methods where needed for materials and components to allow units to meet certification requirements. This Committee reports to the Technical Committee. The STC oversees the following task groups:

  • Treatments & Coatings Task Group: Develop and maintain standards and test methods related to wood preservation and exterior coatings over wood, and Cellulosic Composites, for exterior fenestration products.
  • Wood Task Group: Review wood materials template for applicability and determine the compliance criteria.
  • Edge Glue Testing Task Group: Develop and maintain standards and test methods related to finger-jointed/edge glued testing of wood products. Review finger-jointed/edge glued product test lab procedures.
  • Vinyl Task Group:Develop and maintain standards and test methods related to PVC structural profile components, PVC and CPVC cladding and organic coatings for PVC profiles. Develop and maintain requirements of the WDMA Hallmark PVC material validation program.
  • Aluminum Task Group: Review aluminum structural profile components, aluminum cladding, organic coatings for aluminum profiles and materials template for applicability and determine the compliance criteria.
  • Fiber-Glass Task Group: Review fiber-glass materials template for applicability and determine the compliance criteria.
  • Composites Task Group: Review composite and cellulosic composite materials template for applicability and determine the compliance criteria.
  • Glass Task Group: Review glass, sealed insulated glass units and glazing materials template for applicability and determine the compliance criteria.

Technical Committee (TC)

The purpose of the Technical committee is to evaluate proposals for technical visions of WDMA and develop the proposals for review by the Board. Develop and revise WDMA technical and operational processes. Administer and enforce technical processes.

Review all technical projects for adherence to WDMA strategic plan and policies. Review all standards-level documents, which define requirements under WDMA certification programs for adherence to WDMA strategic plan and policies.

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