AMD Codes & Standards

The AMD Codes & Standards section provides news and information specific to the millwork industry on new and existing codes, programs, and standards at both the state and federal level.

The content provided in this section is a resource and reference for information related to latest news items, as well as education, advocacy and networking opportunities on regulatory compliance matters, issues regarding building codes and standard development, and federal legislation and programs.

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Structural Performance Ratings of Side-Hinged Exterior Door Systems
and Procedures for Component Substitution


       
            
   More about the AMD 100-2013 Standard

               AMD 100 Procedural Guidelines

               AMD 100 Technical Interpretations

 

 

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Whats Next for AMD100?

    • Reference to using the AMD 100 Standard for wind load performance requirements will be reflected in the 2015 edition of the International Residential Code (IRC).  AMD is targeting specific state requlatory bodies that would consider incorporating reference to the AMD 100 in their state building codes.

    • The AMD member participants on the Codes and Policy Advocacy Group (CPAG) will be advocates at the state level to support and aide AMD in reaching out to state building code officials to inform them about the new ANSI/AMD 100-2013 standard referenced in the 2015 international Residential Code (IRC).

  • Product Certification to the AMD 100 is now available. For additional information please click here.