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Fast Forward

January 10, 2022


Fast Forward (Accredited, Open-Source and Consortia consultations 

American Gas Association

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (St. Joseph, Michigan).  [ASABE Workspace] N.B. ASABE is ANSI’s US Technical Advisory Group chair for ISO the Global Secretariat for the ISO/TC 34 Food Products.

Acoustical Society of America. 

Accredited Standards Committee x9

Air Movement and Control Association

American Academy of Forensic Sciences  We generally steer clear of the AAFS catalog though there are a few noteworthy titles that fall into our wheelhouse.  Research universities have significant live animal assets and responsibilities; for example, and biotechnology research enterprises fall under the intended purview of this trade association.

American Association of Radon Scientists and Technologists

BSR/AARST RMS-LB Radon Mitigation Standards for Schools and Large Buildings (January 31)

American National Standards Institute

Member News (Updated Weekly)

Revisions to ANSI Essential Requirements (February 7)

2022 Student Paper Competition (Submission deadline: June 1, 2022)

Standardization Roadmap for Unmanned Aircraft Systems

ISO/IEC/ITU coordination –New work items (November 2021)

Workspace / ISO   N.B. We interact with the ISO through ANSI; though we collaborate with experts at several universities in other nations through the IEEE.  

American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (St. Joseph, Michigan)

American Clean Power Association

American National Standards Institute

Member News (Updated Weekly)

Revisions to ANSI Essential Requirements (February 7)

2022 Student Paper Competition

American Petroleum Institute

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society of Mechanical Engineers

BPVC Section VIII-202x, Rules for Construction of Pressure Vessels (January 31)

A17.1 Safety Code for Elevator and Escalators (February 8) – Redirect to IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee

American Society of Safety Professionals

Academic Safety Standards

ASSP Z9.5 Laboratory Ventilation (January 24)

Apache Software Foundation

Subversion Nightly Tarballs (Open source continuous update)

ASTM International.   The bulk of the ASTM catalog is product standards and receives a lower priority in our business model which places priority upon system interoperability.  See Nota Bene for other time-sensitive consultations.

Five product conformance standards (January 24)

American Water Works Association

American Welding Society.   We follow but do not participate in marking up redlines at this time.   Much of the AWS catalog lies at the foundation of the curricula of many community colleges and other trade schools.  Many large research universities also have full-time welding staff.

– Two titles open for consultation (January 24)

APCO International (Association of Public Safety Communications Officials)

American Society of Heating and Refrigeration Engineers  (ASHRAE) (Owing to the speed of change in ASHRAE’s catalog, we identify only a selection.  N.B. NEW ASHRAE WORKSPACE )

– 189.1 RE: Invasive plants (January 30)

– 189.1 RE: Health care facility topical harmonization (January 30)

– 90.1 Energy Standard for Buildings.  There are 11 more revisions posted for consultation with close dates that run through the seasonal holidays.  Some cut across several daily colloquia topics so we can examine them any day until January 17th.

ASIS International

Alliance for Telecommunications Industry Solutions

ASTM International

Three titles RE: Asset management that harmonize with ISO 5500X titles (February 14)

AVIXA Lorem ipsum

Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association. 

– A156.2 Standard for Bored and Preassembled Locks and Latches (February 14)

Building Owners and Managers Association (No consultations posted.  Several stabilized titles should be of interest to estate accountants.  See also NCES )

CSA Group (Canadian Standards Association US affiliate)

Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association

No draft standards posted for consultation

Consumer Technology Association

Direct Trust

Entertainment Services and Technology Association

FM Global. 

FM 4881 Evaluating Exterior Wall Systems (January 24)

Healthcare Standards Institute

Illumination Engineering Society  We list and coordinate our response to IES consultations with the IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee.

Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers  Most of the titles listed below are referred to IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee

– C37.120 Guide for Protection System Redundancy for Power System Reliability (March 1)


International Society of Automation

International Code Council

ICC BCAC IEBC Item #28 DRAFT  (to be uploaded onto our ICC workspace)

Recent back-and-forth on carbon monoxide safety (to be broken out in a separate updated post and discussed during our November 23rd Health colloquium

Substantiation for Uniform Baseline Requirements for CO detection in All Occupancies

Carbon monoxide detection concepts relevant to Group E Educational Occupancies



 ICC/MBI 1200-2021 Standard for Off-Site Construction: Planning, Design, Fabrication and Assembly 

InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS)

549 Information technology – Zoned Device ATA Command Set (February 1)

(22) titles, largely US national adoption of international IEC ICT titles (February 8)

International Organization for Standardization

Driver Training – Intelligent Training System for Vehicle Driving (December 31) N.B. Standards Michigan submitted comments to ANSI

International Society of Automation.  Lorem ipsum

Information Technology Industry Council (Referred to IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee)

Licensing Executives Society.   Lorem ipsum

Laser Institute of America  Lorem ipsum

Material Handling Industry Lorem ipsum

National Electrical Contractors Association.  Lorem ipsum

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Blockchain for Access Control Systems (February 7)

Standards Coordination Office | USA WTO TBT Enquiry Point  

National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

Consultations referred to the IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee

National Emergency Number Association

– NENA STA-026.5 Master Clock Standard (February 14)

National Electrical Testing Association (iNETA domiciled in Portage, Michigan)

– NETA ETT Standard for Certification of Electrical Testing Technicians (December 27)

North American Security Products Organization

No draft standards posted for consultation


72 2025 National Fire Alarm & Signaling Code (June 1)

– 110/111 Emergency & Standby Power Systems/Stored Electrical Energy (June 1)

730 Guide for Premises Security (January 5)

NSF International (Also a continuous maintenance standards developer.)

– 50 Equipment and Chemicals for Swimming Pools, Spas, Hot Tubs, and Other Recreational Water Facilities (January 16)

NSF International (Ann Arbor, Michigan) Lorem ipsum


Project Management Institute Lorem ipsum

Remanufacturing Industries Council (No consultation drafts posted)

Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) | Many colleges and universities are stewards of residential occupancies.

Standard for the Calculation and Labeling of the Energy Performance of Dwelling and Sleeping Units using an Energy Rating Index (December 19)

CO2 Rating Index (December 19)

Security Industries Association   Lorem ipsum

Simon Institute | Elevating the Cleaning Craft  Lorem ipsum

Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers  Most titles are referred to IEEE Education & Healthcare Facilities Committee but we pick a few of common interest to media enterprises

–  IPCablecom 1.5 Part 2: Audio/Video Codecs (December 20)

– 32-2016  Ampacity of Coaxial Telecommunications Cables + Nine other titles, generally product oriented, generally stable. (January 3)

The Monitoring Association

Alarm Confirmation, Verification and Notification Procedures (December 12)

Tile Council of North America

– A137 Standard Specifications for Ceramic Tile and Glass Tile (February 14)

Underwriters Laboratories (Also a Continuous Maintenance Standards Developers.  See also “Nota Bene”)

– 497B Standard for Protectors for Data Communications and Fire Alarm Circuits (January 31)

– 61010 Standard for Safety for Electrical Equipment for Measurement, Control, and Laboratory Use (January 31)

– 2594 Standard for Safety for Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment (January 31)

– 217 Standard for Safety for Smoke Alarms (January 30)

2442 Standard for Safety for Wall and Ceiling Mounts and Accessories (January 30)

VMEbus International Trade Association (VITA).  Lorem ipsum




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