NORTH VENICE, Fla. — Lynn Miller, PGT Improvements Code Compliance Supervisor, was just lately appointed as Chairman of the American Society for Testing and Supplies (ASTM) impact-resistance job group.
The American Society for Testing and Supplies is a global requirements group that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical requirements for a variety of supplies, merchandise, programs, and providers.
Miller will function the Chairman of essentially the most outstanding job group inside the window, door, and skylight subcommittee at ASTM. The group is tasked with overseeing the event of the ASTM E1886 and E1996 requirements, that are international requirements that set the factors for efficiency of exterior home windows, curtain partitions, doorways, and affect protecting programs impacted by windborne particles in hurricanes.
The ASTM E1886/E1996 requirements are adopted by the Worldwide Constructing Code, Worldwide Residential Code, Florida Constructing Code, and lots of different codes worldwide. The usual is critically essential in hurricane-prone areas.
“I’m really honored to have been chosen as Chairman of this esteemed job group,” stated Miller. “I look ahead to working with the opposite job group members as we constantly attempt to refine these requirements for constructing envelope merchandise to raised shield our residents and buildings from the harmful forces of hurricanes.”
Miller joined PGT Improvements, a nationwide chief within the premium window and door class, in 2010. In his present function, he oversees the preparation of all PGTI product certification paperwork, together with structural calculations, take a look at planning, and verification of testing protocols. He additionally gives project-specific engineering providers for PGTI merchandise.
“We’re extremely happy with Lynn’s appointment to this ASTM job group that’s important to the event of the affect requirements which assist shield people and safe buildings throughout the US,” stated Jeff Jackson, President and CEO of PGT Improvements. “At PGT Improvements, we’re lucky to have a variety of our group members lengthen their skills for the advance of the fenestration trade and to proceed innovating to create stronger, safer buildings and houses.”
Miller holds a grasp’s and bachelor’s diploma in civil engineering from the College of South Florida and is a registered skilled engineer in Florida and Texas. He’s a voting member of the ASCE 7-22 wind load subcommittee and is actively concerned in varied fenestration job teams at ASTM and FGIA. He additionally serves as President of the Southeast Area of FGIA.
About PGT Improvements, Inc.
PGT Improvements manufactures and provides premium home windows and doorways. Its extremely engineered and technically superior merchandise can face up to a number of the hardest climate circumstances on Earth and are revolutionizing the best way individuals reside by unifying indoor and outside residing areas.
PGT Improvements creates worth by deep buyer relationships, understanding the unspoken wants of the markets it serves, and a drive to develop category-defining merchandise. PGT Improvements can be the nation’s largest producer of impact-resistant home windows and doorways and holds the management place in its major market.
The PGT Improvements’ household of manufacturers embrace CGI®, PGT® Customized Home windows and Doorways, WinDoor®, Western Window Programs, Anlin Home windows & Doorways, Eze-Breeze®, CGI Industrial, NewSouth Window Options, and a 75 % possession stake in Eco Window Programs. The corporate’s manufacturers, of their respective markets, are a most well-liked selection of architects, builders, and householders all through North America and the Caribbean. Their high-quality merchandise can be found in customized and normal sizes with large dimensions that permit for limitless design prospects in residential, multi-family, and industrial tasks. For added data, go to www.pgtinnovations.com.
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