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ASTM International Construction Standard to Support Architectural Mock-Up Programs

A new ASTM International standard will help architects designing mock-up structures used to prepare for the construction of a new building. ASTM’s committee on performance of buildings developed the standard, which will soon Read More …

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Legionella Guideline

ASHRAE has published an updated guideline to assist in control of legionellosis associated with building water systems. Read More …

ASHRAE Seeks Public Comment on Guideline to Minimize Legionellosis in Water Building Systems

ASHRAE is seeking public comment on Guideline 12-2000, Minimizing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, which is now open for a 45-day public review until Sept. 11. Those interested in reviewing and commenting on the guideline can do so at www.ashrae.org/publicreviews. Read More …

ASHRAE Legionella Standard Serves as Basis for New CDC Toolkit

ATLANTA, Ga. – Guidance from an ASHRAE standard regarding development and implementation of a water management program to reduce building risk for legionella, is the basis of a new toolkit by the Centers for Disease Control.

The toolkit, Read More …

Rebecca Lewis Appointed Fellow of the American Institute of Architects

DSGW’s principal Rebecca Lewis has been appointed Fellow of the American Institute of Architects. She brings nationally recognized medical design expertise to small and isolated communities, and represents AIA in creating healthcare design codes for projects across the country, Read More …

Updated Air Balance Standards Manual Includes New Chapter on Testing, Balancing Healthcare Facilities

The Associated Air Balance Council has released the AABC National Standards for Total System Balance, 7th Edition. The manual, last updated in 2002, details the minimum standards for total system balance, assists design professionals in achieving design intent Read More …

New Edition Available of Professional Qualifications Standard for Medical Gas Systems Personnel

ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 6000-2015, Professional Qualifications Standard for Medical Gas Systems Personnel, has been designated as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute and is available for purchase. Read More …

Updated CxEnergy Program Features 31 Hours of AIA Approved Education

CxEnergy 2015, a conference and exposition dedicated to energy management and building and facilities commissioning, has 11 new AIA-approved technical sessions added to its educational program. Read More …

Leading Building Industry Groups Agree to Streamline Green Building Tool Coordination, Development

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The International Code Council, ASHRAE, the American Institute of Architects, the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and the U.S. Green Building Council announce the signing of a memorandum to collaborate on the development of Standard 189.1, the International Green Construction Code and the LEED green building program. Read More …

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