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Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.


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Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.

Standards

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


Sprinkler Systems And Maintenance

Keeping up with regular inspections, testing and maintenance of sprinkler systems in buildings is vital to ensure proper operation.

AHRI, Others Petition EPA On HFC Phase Down Rule

Proposed standards will result in an additional half billion tons of CO2 reduction above what already is projected to be achieved by the American Innovation and Manufacturing (AIM) Act.

BOMA Releases New Retail Floor Measurement Standard

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

OSHA Guides Employers On COVID-19 Inspection Standards

The COVID-19 guidance addresses the most frequently cited standards, including Respiratory Protection, Recording and Reporting Occupational Injuries and Illnesses, Personal Protective Equipment, and General Duty Clause.

BSSC Updates Earthquake Design Provisions For FEMA

The Building Seismic Safety Council's new seismic provisions for the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program support strong standards and codes to bolster building resilience.

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.

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.

Green Seal Launches Hand Sanitizer Certification

Green Seal’s new hand sanitizer certification standard screens for carcinogens, reproductive toxins, skin irritants, phthalates, parabens and contaminants.

OSCRE Providing Industry Open Access To Its Real Estate Data Standards

OSCRE, a non-profit focused on the benefit of standards and data governance for real estate asset life cycle, is providing free access to the OSCRE Industry Data Model™.

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.

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