Standards Michigan
  • Advocacy for the Emergent Smart Campus

    Middlebury College




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    Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology




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    University of New Mexico




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    Universidad de Buenos Aires




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    Michigan State University




Issues Streaming Now

INSTALLING AND MAINTAINING HEAT TRACING SYSTEMS

'Tis the season for collapsing roofs, frozen pipes and icicles falling on people's heads. NECA 202 is one of a constellation of interdependent consensus documents that set the standard or care for the installation of these systems which work nearly invisibly in on roofing systems and piping systems exposed to low temperatures. #StandardsMaryland

Feb 19, 2019

Snow Removal Standards

We have been following the only accredited American national standard for snow removal in the United States.  Even when only partially adopted, use of ANSI accredited standards reduces the "wheel reinvention" that is common in the education facilities industry when new initiatives, or continuous improvement programs are undertaken without consideration of the standard of care already established. #StandardsOhio

Feb 19, 2019

Prevention of Slips, Trips and Falls

A great deal of foot traffic occurs in and out of education facilities at all times of the year. Keeping these pathways safe and sustainable is a remarkably complicated science. The NFSI code development landing page is noteworthy for its data gathering facility where slips, trips and falls may be reported. This data informs technical committee decisions. #StandardsTexas

Feb 19, 2019

National Electrical Safety Code

This IEEE regulatory product sets the standard of care for construction, operation and maintenance of power and telecommunication infrastructure and overlaps in significant areas with the National Electrical Code, a regulatory product developed by the National Fire Protection Association. We advocate in the NESC and collaborate closely with the IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee. [Comments on next revisions are due July 1, 2019] #StandardsNewJersey

Feb 19, 2019

Standards Indiana

During 2019 we are rolling out our user-interest collaboration architecture 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. #StandardsIndiana

Feb 19, 2019

Data Center Standards

Open-IX is a self-regulated community inspired to develop critical Data Center and IXP technical and operating standards in a framework that works for everyone.  The project is noteworthy because so much of information and communications technology develops in ad hoc consortia or in the wild, wild west of open source. [Comments are due February 25th] #StandardsCalifornia

Feb 19, 2019

Existing Building Code

A large tranche of square footage in education facilities does not comply with swiftly-moving building codes very long.  Rehabilitation project scopes must be crafted so that legacy infrastructure systems are made code compliant along with new square footage. The IEBC sets broad safety parameters for most dimensions of this type of rehabilitation activity. The BCAC meeting April 11-12th will curate IEBC proposals ahead of the ICC Group B Code Hearings. #StandardsIllinois

Feb 19, 2019

High-Performance Green Buildings

ASHRAE contributes mightily to the tributary we call the regulatory "stream"; not the least of which is the stream of prescriptive energy conservation concepts.   Technical committees developing ASHRAE consensus documents release public review documents in 30-to-90 day intervals. Another two redlines have been released for public review. [Comments are due March 3rd through March 18th]

Feb 19, 2019

ISO 50004 | Energy Management Systems

We have an opportunity to comment on a spinoff from parent energy standard-- ISO 50001 Energy Management--which offers the US education industry opportunities to reduce #TotalCostofOwnership by reducing redundancies and destructive competition. It is a performance standard--one that makes the US compliance culture uneasy--but offers practical benchmarks for self-regulating industries. [Comments are due March 4th] #StandardsGeorgia

Feb 19, 2019
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