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The American Society of Heating and Refrigeration Engineers (ASHRAE) released Addendum bj to ASHRAE 135 Building Automation & Control Networks. The purpose of ASHRAE 135 is to define data communication services and protocols for computer equipment used for monitoring and control of HVAC&R and other building systems and to define, in addition, an abstract, object-oriented representation of information
It is not too early to begin formulating concepts for the 2021 revision of NFPA 99 Health Care Facilities Code. Some of the concepts we are advocating in Article 517 for the 2020 revision of National Electrical Code (now being debated among several NEC working groups) may be more effectively placed in NFPA 99; though
The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMI) is the ANSI accredited consensus standards developer for building access and egress technology education facility managers typically see referenced deep in the architectural and electrical sections of construction contract specifications (as in "Conform to all applicable standards").
The International Code Council released the 2018 Report of the Committee Action Hearings on the 2018 Editions of the Group A International Codes three weeks ago. The 313 page monograph linked below contains the results of the balloting of all Group A codes: Report: 2018 – 2019 Code Development Cycle Group A Public comments are due
The State of South Carolina is entering a new building code revision cycle. State exceptions to the 2018 I-Codes and 2017 National Electrical Code have been received and are available at the link below: http://llr.sc.gov/POL/BCC/IBC/BCCLinks.pdf These proposals will be presented to a study committee which is scheduled to meet June 26, 2018 at 10:30 a.m.
With the balloting of the First Draft of the 2020 National Electrical Code (the NEC, a consensus document developed by the National Fire Protection Association) now completed, we turn our attention to the 2022 revision of the National Electrical Safety Code (te NESC, a consensus document developed by the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers).*
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) — and its affiliate the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) — develops a suite of ANSI-accredited standards that inform the standard of care for structural engineers, architects, and building code officials working in the built environment of the education industry and others. Its standard — ASCE 7 -16 Minimum Design
The International Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS) — an ANSI accredited standards developing organization — is the forum of choice for information technology developers, producers and users for the creation and maintenance of formal de jure IT standards. The INCITS mission is to promote the effective use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) through
Too little standardization: chaos. Too much standardization: stifled innovation. Guiding the next generation through technical and business landscapes where good minds disagree on reconciling these competing requirements of safety, economy and sustainability is an initiative undertaken by the Committee on Education of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) — the voice of the U.S. standards