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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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ASTM Working on Glass Restoration Standard

ASTM International’s committee on glass and glass products is creating a standard to help clean and restore glass windows, doors, and other architectural glass used in modern buildings. “Glass is a major component used in both residential and commercial architectural … Continue reading

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Court Hears Crucial Case Over Access to Standards

On Monday, the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia heard arguments in the copyright-infringement lawsuit against public-records activist Carl Malamud, who is being sued by ASTM International, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) and … Continue reading

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