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Texas Proposes New School Safety Standards in Wake of Uvalde Shooting

The Texas Education Agency (TEA) recently proposed new school safety standards, including the reinforcement of easily accessible windows, for all K-12 public schools in the state. The proposal is the latest effort to enhance school safety in the wake of … Continue reading

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ASTM International, NFRC Honor Member Contributions in 2022

Both ASTM International and the National Fenestration Rating Council (NFRC) recently presented awards to members of the glass, glazing and fenestration industry. These awards recognize contributions to the development of international standards and commitment to moving projects and priorities forward. … Continue reading

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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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