Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ANSI articles below.
The new standard has two performance levels, for 400-pound users and 600-pound users, and applies to lounge and public seating.
BOMA 2020 for Retail Properties: Standard Method of Measurement features new design, new format, and new features.
The BIM Council will lead the development of U.S. information management standards and building processes.
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.
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.
Facility exteriors and entryways are riskiest areas for slip and fall, according to findings from commercial insurer CNA.
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.
EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards in several facility interiors product categories.
ISEA seeks consensus panel participants for the revision of popular high-visibility worker apparel standard.
Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.
IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations.
Green Globes is used as an alternative to LEED.
With the implementation of global property measurement standards, properties will be consistently measured; creating a more transparent marketplace, greater public trust, stronger investor confidence, and increased market stability.
BICSI 005 bridges the two worlds of security and communications by providing the professional with the requirements and recommendations of a structured cabling infrastructure needed to support today’s security systems while providing the cabling design professional information on different elements within safety and security systems that affect the design.
The standard, in part, will address the importance of safety in electrical devices in landscape irrigation controllers while establishing a basis to ensure the safety, function, and durability of common electrical devices.
The low to moderate levels of compliance with health and safety regulations have hindered the growth of the fall protection market in North America. However, with regulatory bodies cracking down on non-compliant companies, the market for fall protection gear is set to accelerate and reach $670.5 million in 2017 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.7%.
BOMA first published the Standard Method of Floor Measurement for Office Buildings, an accepted and approved methodology by the American National Standards Institute. Throughout the years, the standard has been revised to reflect the changing needs of the real estate market and the evolution of office building design.
The NFSI estimates that 55% of all slip, trip, and fall accidents are the result of an unsafe walking surface.
Developed in accordance with the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) procedures, level is the label awarded to office furniture products that meet multiple criteria of the ANSI/BIFMA e3 Furniture Sustainability Standard.
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BOMA's standard is designed to serve the interests of building owners, managers, and occupants as well as facility managers, brokers, appraisers, assessors, lenders, insurers, developers, construction and design professionals, and others.
The standard, developed by BOMA International and the Society of Industrial and Office Realtors® provides guidance on how to measure the floor area of industrial buildings.
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