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Interior Fixtures, Hygiene & Waste Management Monthly

Today at 11 AM EDT we review status of consensus products informing interior fixtures and building maintenance services.  It is common for personnel devoted to interior space hygiene, tidiness and waste management to constitute the largest proportion of permanent employees. We also follow waste management standards and market-making by conformity interests in the material manufacture far up the product value chain.

Dec 10, 2019

S. 1750 / Clean School Bus Grant Program

Introduced July 25th. This bill was referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce which will consider it before sending it to the House floor for consideration.

Dec 10, 2019

Sustainable cities & communities

Major research universities are stakeholders in policy templates for town-gown infrastructure development. Public review drafts from working groups administered by the Association Française de Normalisation arrive at a fairly brisk pace. Earlier this week another tranche of exposure drafts were released for review by US stakeholders [Comments are due December 18th] @AFNOR @NFPA

Dec 10, 2019

Alarm & Electronic Security Systems

The security of public spaces, and educational spaces specifically, have had far too many drivers for innovation in security apparatus and systems in recent years.  Accordingly, we follow action in international electrotechnology standards because, as the Internet of Things rolls out, we find synaptic growth happening at warp speed. [Comments on an alarm and security system standard are due January 17th]

Dec 10, 2019

Snow and Ice Management

This standard of best practice covers essential procuring and planning for snow and ice management services. Standards for procuring and planning are essential for business continuity and to improve safety for patrons, tenants, employees and others in the general public. [Comments are due December 23rd]

Dec 10, 2019

Office Furnishings

The "Computer Center" has been as essential to educational institutions as chapels and libraries and campus gathering places. With staff-to-student ratios on the order of 2-to-1 in many universities we also concern ourselves with making administrative spaces adaptable for new programs and initiatives that require understanding of the subtleties of power and telecommunication wiring pathways.

Dec 10, 2019

Open for Comment

Every day our algorithm identifies about 100 codes, standards, recommended practices, guidelines and legislative proposals that are open for comment. Today: @IEEE @ASTM @ATIS @AWS @NFPA @ICC @ASHRAE @BOMA @IEC @ISO @IES @IAPMO @ASSE @ESTA @NSF @USDOT and @UL*. Links to a selection of them with deadlines that can practically be met within the next 90 days are grouped according to topics on the agenda of our daily teleconferences.  See our CALENDAR

Dec 10, 2019

Standards Florida

During 2019 we are rolling out our user-interest advocacy platform to school districts, colleges, universities and university-affiliated healthcare systems in all 50-states. To lower #TotalCostofOwnership for the emergent #SmartCampus every state will have to be managed according to its history, culture, governance regime, asset-base and network of expertise. #StandardsFlorida

Dec 10, 2019

Python Standard Library

Python is an interpreted, object-oriented, high-level open-source programming language. It is useful for complex application development as it is for scripting the "glue code" that connects components of the Internet of Things together. Open source standards development are characterized by very open exchange, collaborative participation, rapid prototyping, transparency and meritocracy. Python has a platform for continuous maintenance and improvement that is open all the time.

Dec 10, 2019
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