After three years of open dialogue and consensus-based decision making, Green Building Initiative (GBI) in Portland, Ore., is consummating an American National Standards
Institute-modeled process to update ANSI/ GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings, which frames the 2013 Green Globes building rating system.
"By collaborating with NATRUE, consumer groups, industry experts and regulators, the American national standard
for natural personal care products will define, in line with NATRUE's label approach, the use of the term 'natural' helping to protect and promote authentic and quality natural personal care products worldwide."
In total, strict adherence to these characteristics define and delineate the American National Standard
from other types of standards or best practices publications.
Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute has been accredited as an American National Standards
Institute standards developer.
The American National Standards
Institute (ANSI) approved a national forensics data standard that the American Dental Association (ADA) Standards Committee has worked on for three years.
NIST researchers and the consortium partners worked together to develop test procedures that are now incorporated in a draft American national standard
. NIST also developed software tools that can be used to implement the BACnet tests.
GMPs for the current NSF Dietary Supplements Program are based on industry recommended GMPs provided to FDA under FDA's Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and are included in NSF American National Standard
X3H2 Maps Worldwide Database Protocols Accredited Standards Committee on Information Processing Systems X3 initiated a project in December 1986 to develop an American National Standard
that would serve internationally as a remote database access protocol.
(BIFMA) announced formal American National Standard
Institute (ANSI) approval and release of the following two standards for volatile organic compound (VOC) emissions from office furniture: ANSI/BIFMA M7.1-2007--Standard Test Method for Determining VOC Emissions from Office Furniture Systems, Components and Seating; and ANSI/BIFMA X7.1-2007--Standard for Formaldehyde and TVOC Emissions of Low-emitting Office Furniture Systems and Seating.
According to a study conducted by the Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute (ARI), Arlington, VA, the additional cost to retrofit classrooms to meet the American National Standard
Institute's (ANSI) Standard 12.60, Acoustical Performance Criteria, Design Requirements, and Guidelines for Schools is between 4 and 19 percent.
This accredited American national standard
covers the standard rules for alphabetical filing, with each rule described and illustrated in detail.
NSF/ANSI 173 is an American National Standard
for dietary supplements and for the ingredients used in dietary supplements.