Alside partners with objective, third-party organizations that continuously test our products and verify that we meet the highest standards of performance, quality, value and safety.
The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) is recognized internationally for the development of standards that provide third-party validation of product performance and quality. The continuing objective of AAMA is to develop the highest levels of technical expertise, while supporting members with business services and marketing research programs for their growth and success.
The American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) is a not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for materials, products, systems and services. ASTM standards serve as a basis for manufacturing, procurement and regulatory activities.
The National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) establishes test criteria that set the standard for performance ratings for manufacturers of window and door products. The NFRC provides consistent ratings on window, door and skylight products. The primary goal of the NFRC is to provide accurate information on the energy performance of these products.
The Insulating Glass Certification Council (IGCC) is a non-profit organization jointly established in 1977 by manufacturers, consumers, specifiers, and others concerned with the quality and performance of insulating glass units. IGCC sponsors and directs an independent, true third-party certification program. Periodic accelerated laboratory tests, per American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) specifications, and unannounced plant quality audits and inspections assure the quality and performance of sealed insulating glass products.
ENERGY STAR® is a voluntary partnership among the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the fenestration industry. It assists consumers in recognizing energy-efficient products and promoting the environmental and economic benefits of these products through labeling and other activities.
BBB has determined that Alside, Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public. BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.