Posts Tagged ‘ ANSI ’

BHMA Revises Standard for Template Hinge Dimensions

Jan 23rd, 2014

The Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association (BHMA) has announced a new revision to its ANSI/BHMA Standards. The industry standard, approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), is BSR/BHMA A156.7-201x, Template Hinge Dimensions, which is a revision of ANSI/BHMA A156.7-2003 (R2009). The standard covers the requirements for the length, width, thickness, offset and screw-hole spacing for [...]

NAAMM Publishes New Standard, Revises Another

Dec 5th, 2013

The National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers (NAAMM) has published a new standard, ANSI/NAAMM HMMA 860-2013, Guide Specifications for Hollow Metal Doors and Frames. Additionally, it has revised ANSI/NAAMM HMMA 841-2013, Tolerances and Clearances for Commercial Hollow Metal Doors and Frames (revision of ANSI/NAAMM HMMA 841-2007).

NFRC Documents to Undergo ANSI Process

Aug 19th, 2013

The National Fenestration Rating Council’s (NFRC) announced its board of directors has approved a plan to submit the three NFRC documents referenced in International Code Council (ICC) Building Codes for the American National Standards Institute’s (ANSI) process in 2014. The three documents to be submitted for public review, comment and the full ANSI consensus process [...]

ANSI Begins Development of Energy-Efficiency Standardization Roadmap

May 17th, 2013

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) is moving into the next phase of its effort to develop a standardization roadmap advancing energy efficiency in the built environment. The collaborative’s five working groups (WGs) have scheduled a series of June-July workshops in Washington, D.C., to begin the gap analysis and [...]

ANSI Collaborative Seeks Participants to Help Develop Energy Roadmap

Dec 11th, 2012

Bolstering energy independence is not an easy task and that is why the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is seeking strategic cooperation between the public and private sectors. To this end, ANSI has launched the Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC), which will assess the energy efficiency landscape and carry out the development of a [...]

ANSI Seeks Participation in Energy Efficiency Assessment Efforts

Oct 2nd, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is seeking shareholders from public and private sectors to collectively assess nationwide energy efficiency through its Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC). The objective of the EESCC is to develop a heightened awareness of energy efficiency by drafting a standardization roadmap, according to a release from the organization. According [...]

New Resource Can Aid Window Companies in Energy Audits

Aug 24th, 2012

A new resource is now available to assist window companies that are offering energy audit services. The Building Performance Institute Inc. (BPI) published BPI-1100-T-2012 Home Energy Auditing Standard, designed to provide the protocols to conduct a building-science-based evaluation of existing, detached, single-family dwellings and townhouses that meet specific criteria detailed in the standard’s scope. The [...]

ANSI Requests Comments on Architectural Wood Flush Door Standard

Jun 1st, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has published a revision to WDMA I.S.1A-201x, Industry Standard for Architectural Wood Flush Doors. This is a revision of ANSI/WDMA I.S.1A-2004. The document defines the aesthetic grades and performance duty levels for interior architectural wood flush doors. This document provides standard requirements and tests to ensure all products complying [...]

ANSI Hosts Exploratory Meeting for Energy Efficiency Standards Panel

Apr 27th, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) of Washington, D.C., hosted a meeting to explore the need for a potential ANSI Energy Efficiency Standards Panel on April 25 at the FHI 360 Conference Center in Washington, D.C. The meeting included two panel discussions, moderated by Jim Pauley, senior vice president of external affairs and government relations [...]

ANSI to Host Exploratory Meeting

Apr 17th, 2012

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) of Washington, D.C., will host an exploratory meeting to find out whether there is a need for an ANSI Energy Efficiency Standards Panel on April 25. The purpose of the meeting is to gather input from stakeholders on areas where an ANSI standards panel would be most beneficial in [...]