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ANSI Revises Various Standards

The American National Standards Institute has made revisions to a few of its standards. The Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, section 10.3.1.7 Construction Activity Pollution Prevention: Protection of Occupied Areas has been updated … Continue reading

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BHMA Publishes New ANSI Standard

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has published a new ANSI standard, BSR/BHMA A156.38-201x, Low Energy Power Operated Sliding and Folding Doors. Requirements in this standard apply to low energy power operated sliding and folding door systems for pedestrian use, … Continue reading

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ANSI Revises Standard for Swinging Door Assemblies

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has made a revision to a standard involving the Steel Door Institute (SDI) (ASC A250). The standard is ANSI A250.13-2014, Testing & Rating of Severe Windstorm Resistant Components for Swinging Door Assemblies for Protection … Continue reading

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AAMA Accredited as ANSI Standards Developer

The American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) has become accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as a standards developer. This accreditation includes review and approval of AAMA’s document creation and maintenance program. “AAMA has been developing technical standards since its inception in 1936,” says Andrea Rhodes, … Continue reading

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EESCC Standardization Roadmap Comment Period to End Soon

The public comment period for the ANSI Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) V1.0 draft will end on March 15. The draft of the roadmap can be viewed at www.ansi.org/eescc and comments can be submitted there as well. The EESCC … Continue reading

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Energy Efficiency Standardization Roadmap Draft Open for Public Comment

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) has opened a 45-day public comment period for the EESCC Standardization Roadmap V1.0 draft, which outlines 116 action-oriented recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment through … Continue reading

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ANSI Begins Development of Energy-Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) is moving into the next phase of its effort to develop a standardization roadmap advancing energy efficiency in the built environment. The collaborative’s five working groups (WGs) have … Continue reading

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ASHRAE Seeks to Withdraw ASHRAE 90.1 Addendum “cx”

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The American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers Inc. (ASHRAE) has put forth a proposal to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to withdraw addendum “cx-2010” from the text of ASHRAE 90.1, “Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential … Continue reading

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ANSI Opens Public Comment Period for ASHRAE 189.1 Addendum “ag” Changes

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The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has opened a public comment period for recommended changes to several addendums to ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2011, “Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings (Except Low-Residential Buildings).” Among the proposed changes are some within … Continue reading

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BHMA Revises Three Standards for the First Quarter of 2013

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced three new revisions to its ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standards, approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), are: A156.1 butts and hinges; A156.12 interconnected locks and latches; and A156.14 sliding and … Continue reading

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