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Aug. 16, 2013: Home Evaluation and Improvement Standard Review Extended

New Comment Deadline Is Sept. 30, 2013

ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announced that the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for the revision of its BSR/ACCA 12 QH -201x, “Home Evaluation and Performance Improvement” standard has been extended. The public review now has a comment deadline of Sept. 30, 2013.

This revised standard provides minimum criteria by which deficiencies in an existing residential building are identified by audit, improvement opportunities are assessed, scopes of work are finalized, work is performed in accordance with industry recognized procedures, and improvement objectives are met.

Changes to the current standard are indicated in the text by underline for additions and strikethrough for deletions. Notes on the movement of various sections have been included as comment boxes for clarification. The red-line changes to the normative portions of the standard (§1 - §7 and Appendix A) are open for review and comment. Unchanged portions of the document are provided for context.

The revised standard and response form can be found at www.acca.org/ansi.

Any comments and questions should be addressed to standards-sec@acca.org.

Publication date: 8/12/2013

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