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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.


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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.

ANSI

Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. ANSI articles below.


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.

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.

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.

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.

R-Mer Force From The Garland Company

This new, flashless metal edge system eliminates the need for penetrations to be made on the roof surface.

Federal Facilities Embrace Several NSF Sustainability Standards

EPA Recommendations of Specifications, Standards, and Ecolabels for Federal Purchasing include NSF standards in several facility interiors product categories.

Camden Universal Grade 1 Electric Strikes

The CX-ED1079L and CX-ED1079DL are ‘Universal’ Grade 1 electric strikes for cylindrical and mortise locksets that come with three stainless steel faceplates.

ADA Compliance For Windows

Facility executives interested in accessibility issues should monitor the status of the update of ICC/ANSI A117.1 “Accessible and Usable Buildings and Facilities”.

Services & Maintenance: Carpet Care Procedures

ANSI/IICRC S100, a standard for cleaning textile floor coverings, has been recently revised.

ISEA Seeking Input For Revision Of High-Visibility Worker Apparel Standard

ISEA seeks consensus panel participants for the revision of popular high-visibility worker apparel standard.

Codes, Standards Developers Align Guidelines To Create Sustainable, High-Performance Buildings

Consistency will benefit the environment, code compliance, facility management professionals, builders, and designers.

Facility Management Credential Programs Earn ANSI Accreditation

IFMA’s “world-class, gold standard” facility management credential program earns ANSI accreditation with seven commendations.

Green Globes Included In New DOE Energy Rule

Green Globes uses the services of independent assessors and uses the ANSI national consensus process for developing its Green Globes tools for new construction and major renovations, the subjects of the U.S. DOE rule.

BOMA International Joins Global Coalition On International Property Measurement Standards

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 Releases New Standard For Electronic Safety And Security System Design

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.

ICC, UL Collaborate On New ANSI Standard For Landscape Irrigation Controllers

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.

Regulation Enforcement Helps Fall Protection Equipment Market Outpace Economy

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 International Releases New Floor Measurement Standard

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.

Latest Walkway Safety Standard Announced: ANSI/NFSI B101.6-2012

The NFSI estimates that 55% of all slip, trip, and fall accidents are the result of an unsafe walking surface.

BIFMA Announces Over 40 Furniture Manufacturers With level Certified Products

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.

ANSI/BIFMA X5.1-2011, New Edition Released

The latest 2011 edition of X5.1 General-Purpose Office Chairs/Test Standard has been approved by ANSI and released for distribution.

HFI Launches Slip and Fall Prevention Survey Results

How well did you score on the Slip Fall Prevention Survey?

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