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ASTM International Developing New Standard Guide for Estimating Accuracy of Test Methods

ASTM International’s committee on building and environmental acoustics (E33) is developing a new standard guide for estimating the accuracy of test methods through interlaboratory studies (ILS). The acoustic test methods are used to measure the acoustical performance of products, such … Continue reading

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ASTM, NFRC Working Through Numerous Updates and Initiatives

The Fenestration & Glazing Industry Alliance (FGIA) 2022 Virtual Summer Conference on Tuesday, June 7, highlighted updates to industry organizations and standards, including upcoming initiatives for ASTM International and the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC). Amy Roberts, director of Canadian … Continue reading

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ASTM International Shifts Committee Week Standards Meetings to Virtual Format

In light of COVID-19 and ongoing safety concerns for members and staff, ASTM International announced the November and December Committee Week meetings in Atlanta are now transitioning to a virtual platform. These decisions were based on several factors, including: Input … Continue reading

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ASTM International to Resume In-Person Committee Meetings in October

ASTM International announced plans to host its fall committee week in person, October 3-8, 2021, in Atlanta, following a review of pandemic metrics, government guidelines and member survey results. The organization will be closely monitoring the guidelines set by the … Continue reading

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ASTM Committee Proposes New Standard for Water-Resistive Barriers and Air Barriers

A proposed ASTM International standard is in the works to help engineers better understand how various climates affect water vapor transmission of water-resistant barriers and air barriers (WRB/AB) in building envelopes. ASTM’s EO6 Performance of Buildings Committee is developing the … Continue reading

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