Posts Tagged ‘Standards’

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical...Read More...

BOMI International To Release 2013 Edition Of Environmental Health And Safety Issues Course

The course takes the approach of building a comprehensive environmental health and safety (EHS) program from the bottom up. The focus is on enhancing EHS management skills to ensure effective implementation of the program. The management strategies emphasized, when applied, can minimize the risks and liability inherent in operating buildings and the equipment in...Read More...

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

Consultative Council Report Highlights Four Areas in Need of Improvement

A new report by the National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council highlights four areas where the industry and the nation need to focus their efforts in order to improve buildings and...Read More...

BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers With level Certified Products

BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers With level Certified Products

Developed in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) procedures, level is the label awarded to office furniture products that meet multiple criteria of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability...Read More...

Introducing BOMA’s New Reference Resources

Introducing BOMA’s New Reference Resources

BOMA International has two new publications now available in the BOMA...Read More...

ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2011, New Edition Released

ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2011, New Edition Released

The latest 2011 edition of X5.1 General-Purpose Office Chairs/Test Standard has been approved by ANSI and released for...Read More...

Proposed Revisions to Energy Standard for Existing Buildings Open for Public Comment

Proposed Revisions to Energy Standard for Existing Buildings Open for Public Comment

The standard was first published in 1981, and the need for its requirements has grown as more attention is paid to improving energy in current building stock. Public input to the proposed changes is being sought from May 4 until June...Read More...

OSHA Streamlining Employer Compliance Burden

OSHA Streamlining Employer Compliance Burden

The published rule will help keep OSHA standards up-to-date and better enable employers to comply with their regulatory...Read More...

AHRI Releases Variable Frequency Drive Standard

AHRI Releases Variable Frequency Drive Standard

VFDs can be used to control and power the HVACR motors in a facility, for increased efficiency and...Read More...

NBIMS-US One Step Closer to Modeling Standard

NBIMS-US One Step Closer to Modeling Standard

Upon the release, it is expected that other countries will use the NBIMS-US Version 2 as the basis of their national modeling...Read More...