A new duct sizing calculator from ASHRAE and the Air Distribution Institute (ADI) allows HVAC air distribution system designers to more accurately size ducts, especially flex ducts under varying amounts of compression, based on research results.
Roadmap Details 125 Recommendations to Advance Standardization in the Built Environment
July 9, 2014
With the release of its “Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment,” the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) said industry, government, standards developing organizations (SDOs), and other stakeholders now have a national framework for action on future energy efficiency standardization.
The American National Standards Institute’s (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 with its workgroups holding workshops in June and July.
A recent letter to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is requesting that ANSI withdraw Building Performance Institute Inc.’s (BPI) accreditation as a Standards Development Organization for “repeated violations of BPI’s approved operating procedures and specific requirements of the ANSI essential requirements.”
The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recently approved two American Society of Safety Engineers’ (ASSE) standards addressing fall protection. The standards are part of the Z359 Fall Protection Code.