Posts Tagged ‘ ASTM International ’

ASTM and ICC Team Up to Bring Sustainability to the Middle East

Mar 17th, 2015

*+-The International Code Council and ASTM International are teaming up to support sustainable construction in the Middle East. The work is part of The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project funded in part by the Market Development Cooperator Program (MDCP) at the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. The goal is to enhance […]

ASTM International Announces Leadership Succession Plan

Nov 5th, 2014

*+-The future leadership of ASTM International was decided recently at the October meetings of the ASTM board of directors in Seoul, South Korea. A unanimous decision was announced to have Katharine E. Morgan, current ASTM vice president of technical committee operations, succeed ASTM president James A. Thomas. “Having been informed by Jim Thomas of his […]

Two New ASTM Standards Will Aid Lead Abatement Techniques

Jul 1st, 2014

*+-ASTM International has put forth two new standards that focus on composite wipe sample preparation for analysis following lead abatement activities in buildings. Permanently removing all traces of lead-based paint hazards is considered a crucial element in the rehabilitation of older buildings, particularly those built prior to 1970. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency requires wipe […]

ASTM International Launches Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity

Apr 20th, 2012

*+-Responding to increasing requests from suppliers and their customers, ASTM International has developed a new program — Supplier’s Declaration of Conformity. Launched in April 2012, this latest offering is an outgrowth of ASTM’s certification programs. According to the announcement, one of the program’s benefits to suppliers will be the evidence that they can offer their […]

ICC Publishes 2012 IgCC

Mar 28th, 2012

*+-The International Code Council (ICC) published the 2012 International Green Construction Code (IgCC) today. The new model code addresses the construction and remodeling of residential as well as commercial structures, and is expected to increase cost savings and job growth and spur sustainable building design and construction. The code cites 46 ASTM International standards covering […]