GCI Consultants team certified to conduct quality control testing, approved as Miami-Dade County Testing Laboratory

GCI Consultants Achieves FGIA Accreditation as a Certified AAMA Field Test Agency

Stephanie LaingPress Releases

Jupiter, Fla. (Sept. 27, 2023) – GCI Consultants, a leader in building envelope engineering and consulting, is proud to announce its recent accreditation as a certified AAMA Field Test Agency, a Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) program.

The AAMA Field Test Agency accreditation signifies that GCI Consultants has demonstrated its proficiency in conducting accurate and reliable field testing on fenestration products, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations. This accreditation adds another layer of confidence to clients seeking the highest level of quality assurance in building envelope performance.

“We are thrilled to receive this esteemed accreditation from FGIA,” said Christopher Matthews, President and Principal of GCI Consultants. “It underscores our relentless pursuit of excellence in providing top-notch building envelope solutions. This recognition highlights our team’s proficiency and reaffirms our position as a trusted partner for architects, engineers, contractors, and building owners.” 

The accreditation is in accordance with the rules and procedures described in LAP-3, Laboratory Accreditation Program Operations Manual – Laboratories and Test Agencies Performing Onsite Testing of Fenestration Products, for the following test methods and specifications: AAMA 501.2, AAMA 502, AAMA 503, ASTM E 783, and ASTM E 1105. 

This accreditation further solidifies GCI Consultant’s commitment to upholding the highest industry standards in the field of fenestration and glazing. The AAMA Field Test Agency designation is a testament to the company’s dedication to quality, integrity, and expertise in building envelope consulting and testing services for more than 35 years. 

For more information about GCI Consultants, visit www.gciconsultants.com or call (866) 246-1420.



About GCI Consultants

GCI Consultants is an engineering consulting firm specializing in every aspect of the building envelope. GCI is known for its expertise and comprehensive services in building envelope engineering and consulting; construction defect litigation; storm damage claims; insurance claims support; forensic investigations; performance testing; and new construction quality assurance/quality control (QA/QC) inspections. The team has spent more than 35 years identifying and helping solve complex building envelope problems for commercial, institutional, and residential clients worldwide. 

About FGIA

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) is dedicated to improving home and building performance through better glass, window, door and skylight technology and standards. FGIA is a members-led industry leadership association that aims to provide technical expertise, advocacy, research, consensus-based standards, product certification, and education to promote the quality and sustainability of fenestration products.


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