Tag: ANSI

Health And Safety Standards

Health And Safety: How To Measure Impact Of Voluntary Consensus Standards

New guidance from ANSI and ULSE shows how to measure, articulate the impacts that voluntary consensus standards can have on public health and safety.
BIFMA Introduces ANSI BIFMA X6.5-2022 Standard

BIFMA Introduces ANSI/BIFMA X6.5-2022 Standard

ANSI has approved the introduction of the standard ANSI/BIFMA X6.5-2022 Home Office and Occasional-Use Desk, Table and Storage Products.
cleaning professionals training

CloroxPro Launches CloroxPro™ HealthyClean™

New online learning program offers education, training to help cleaning professionals get knowledge and skills needed to clean for health effectively, efficiently, and safely.
BHMA Standards

BHMA Updates, Publishes New ANSI/BHMA Standards

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association has introduced a new standard for Hardware for Architectural Glass Openings, and revised five existing standards.
Safety Labeling

On-demand Safety Labeling Solution

Safety Labeling Solution pairs a Brother thermal transfer 4" printer with intuitive safety signage design software, as well as a variety of label, ribbon, color, and size options needed to create signage for safety standards and codes.
door hardware

Builders Hardware That Makes The Grade

Find door hardware to meet performance requirements using BHMA’s new Certified Product Directory.
public seating

Large Occupant Public And Lounge Seating Standard Approved

The new standard has two performance levels, for 400-pound users and 600-pound users, and applies to lounge and public seating.
retail properties

BOMA Releases New Retail Floor Measurement Standard

BOMA 2020 for Retail Properties: Standard Method of Measurement features new design, new format, and new features.
NIBS BIM

NIBS Rebrands Council To Focus On Building Information Management

The BIM Council will lead the development of U.S. information management standards and building processes.
Apprenticeship Programs

ANSI Board Can Now Recognize Apprenticeship Programs

As a Standards Recognition Entity (SRE), the ANSI National Accreditation Board can now evaluate and recognize Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Programs, including those in facilities management.
lead leaching

Plumbing Standard Revisions Address Lead Leaching In Drinking Water

Changes to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 standard for drinking water products in U.S. and Canada further restrict the amount of lead that can leach from plumbing products.
UV-C light

IES, IUVA Developing UV-C Disinfection Standards

Illuminating Engineering Society and International Ultraviolet Association are collaborating on ANSI standards for measuring ultraviolet C-band sources used for disinfection.
snow and ice management

First Standard for Snow and Ice Management

The Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) released SIMA-10-2020 Standard Practice for Procuring and Planning Snow & Ice Management Services.
splash park

Splash Park Safety Added To NSF/ANSI 50 Standard

The new section of the standard, which is required by most commercial swimming pool codes, establishes minimum criteria for safety flooring at interactive water play venues.
legionella guidance

Updated Legionella Guidance On The Way

A supplement to ASHRAE Standard 188, the revised Guideline 12-2000R is expected to be published later this year.
energy management

Energy Credential Accredited By ANSI

The Energy Management Professional credential from the Energy Management Association is accredited by the American National Standards Institute, and recognized by DOE Better Buildings Workforce Guidelines.
water efficiency

WE•Stand For Safe, Reliable Water

A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.

BHMA Publishes New ANSI Standard On Egress

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association has added the A156.41-Door Hardware Single Motion to Egress standard to its A156 Standards Series.
slip and fall

Site Surveys Reveal Factors In Slip And Fall Events

Facility exteriors and entryways are riskiest areas for slip and fall, according to findings from commercial insurer CNA.
Facility Management Standard

ISO Publishes Third Facility Management Standard This Year

IFMA joins facility management advocates around the world in celebrating the publication of a third standard impacting the facility management industry in under six months.
Fault detection and diagnosis (FDD) webinar

Did You Miss Our “Building Analytics, Skilled Labor Shortages & Decarbonization” Webinar?

View this free video webinar to learn how fault detection and diagnostics (FDD) has become a critical part of the resilient facility team’s tech stack.
Optimizing operations, Hybrid Office

View Our Free “Optimizing Operations In The Hybrid Office” Webinar

In this free video webinar, learn how optimizing operations in an office building has taken on newfound significance in the era of hybrid work.

[VIDEO] Capital Planning Advice for Facilities

Creating a sustainable and adaptable capital plan will take a coordinated effort among decision-makers and a tactical plan of attack. Learn more.