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Comment Period Open for BHMA Standard

September 6 is the comment deadline for the Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association’s (BHMA) BSR/BHMA A156.44-202x, Standard for Hardware for Architectural Glass Openings, which will establish performance requirements for exit device hardware used on swinging architectural glass doors and includes operational, … Continue reading

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IMPACT Town Hall Covers ANSI Proposal, COVID-19 Questions

During the Ironworker Management Progressive Action Cooperative Trust (IMPACT) virtual town hall forum titled, “Returning to Work: COVID-19 Issues and Answers,” guest speaker John Johnson, vice president and director of environmental safety, health and security at Black and Veatch, discussed … Continue reading

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Glazier Certification One Step Closer to Reality

Creating a certification isn’t easy, but the industry experts behind the Architectural Glass and Metal Technician (AGMT) Certification Program, are going the extra mile to bring a new level of professionalism to the glazing industry. The AGMT Certification Program Item … Continue reading

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Building Codes vs. Copyright Law: Legal Showdown Heats Up

The long-running debate over who “owns” legally binding construction codes gets another big platform next month. In August, the American Bar Association (ABA) will vote on a resolution urging Congress to pass legislation that provides limited free online access to standards incorporated into state and local construction codes, including those … Continue reading

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Updated National Green Building Standard Released

The ICC/ASHRAE 700-2015 National Green Building Standard (NGBS) was approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is available for public use. Some significant changes to the 2015 edition are the energy efficiency chapter referencing the 2015 International Energy Conservation … Continue reading

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