Building Envelope Services
With the YKK AP Rapid Building Envelope Program, your order gets our firm commitment for rapid shipment on 20 eligible product lines, so you can get started almost immediately on assembly of the building envelope. You will get products delivered quickly, on time to meet aggressive project schedules.
Get fast delivery of products in four categories:
- In-stock inventory is available for shipment within 72 hours.
- Complete framing systems
- Storefront systems
- Window wall systems
- Curtain wall systems
- Standard and impact-resistant doors
- Express windows
We are an AIA approved provider of over ten CEU credit courses, all of which feature Health, Safety and Welfare designation. These courses are offered as in-office lunch sessions, at regional association meetings and at other public events. Contact your local Architectural Sales Representative for a brochure or to schedule a course.
In addition to our standard products and services available through regional branches, larger projects require more extensive support services. This dedicated team solves problems, offering estimating, application engineering, design engineering, project management, job specific testing, and fabrication to keep your project on schedule.
Field Technical Services
We offer on-site technical support to assist customers with product application and installation quality.
We also offer national quality assurance training in a train-the-trainer format. The curriculum covers product performance metrics, codes, performance standards, and test methods. It also provides training on product selection, application, and installation. Unique QA tools are available to help the glazing contractor audit the installation quality.
YKK AP engineers are available to assist you at any stage of a project.
- Value engineering to help you select the best framing system for meeting the specified performance criteria at the lowest possible cost
- Application engineering to assist you with codes, performance standards, test methods, design criteria, impact requirements and supporting calculations
- Design of custom profiles to solve specific challenges
DIRECT FREIGHT SHIPPING PROGRAM
Having the best service in the industry is not something we just talk about at YKK AP-it is something we prove every day. Our products have long established us as the undisputed leader in quality. Now, we’ve combined our quality with a dedicated freight system to deliver YKK AP products straight to your shop undamaged.
Currently available to customers in the Midwest and Northeast regions, the direct freight program allows YKK AP to continue to offer exceptional service. The direct freight program will be rolled out to additional sales regions over the next year.
ADDITIONAL TECHNICAL TOOLS OFFERED BY YKK AP
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My Thermal Assistant
This unique app assists with the rapid creation of shop drawings, plus it’s easy to install for PC users in the Product Guide.
My Thermal Assistant
Now you can be confident with the product and glass package you select. myThermal Assistant lets you calculate the thermal performance of your YKK AP® products or get recommendations based on your desired energy performance.
This flexible estimating software package for glazing contractors contains YKK AP's most popular products, including those from the enerGfacade® energy saving family and ProTek® hurricane and blast mitigation family.
Your resource for smart building professionals during the design and installation phase of a project that provides detailed product information for use in specification, installation and more.