Industry News




03/11/2010

BOMA Poised to Adopt Standards as ANSI Accredited Standards

 
BOMA Poised to Adopt Standards as ANSI Accredited Standards

BOMA International is beginning the process of renewing the designation of an American National Standard for its long-respected floor measurement standard for offices, Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement and Calculating Rentable Area. The standard was first published by BOMA in 1915 and has been officially an accredited American National Standard of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) since 1956.

As part of the ANSI accreditation process, BOMA is soliciting anyone with an interest in voting on whether the standard should be ANSI accredited. Balloting will begin March 15 and will conclude May 15.

Additionally, BOMA is considering accrediting Gross Areas of a Building: Methods of Measurement with ANSI, and will be using the same ballot time frame as for the office floor measurement standard for voting.

The initiation of the process to renew the ANSI designation for the Office Buildings: Standard Methods of Measurement and Calculating Rentable Area and to obtain the ANSI designation for the Gross Areas of a Building: Methods of Measurement standard marks the second step of the development of six new floor measurement standards by BOMA and its partners in the real estate industry, including those for retail, multi-unit residential, mixed-use, industrial, office, and gross measured building area

Any person with interest in participating in the voting process for either standard should contact David P. Tyree, director of codes and standards for BOMA International at 202-326-6357 or dtyree@boma.org to obtain an official ballot. This must be completed prior to March 15.

 

 


Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.

 


Visit our website today to learn about the design flexibility of a Morton building and the endless possibilities of partnering with our designBUILD team.


Wood construction is both cost and energy efficient. Check out Morton Buildings and our designBUILD team online today to discover all the benefits of post-frame construction.


When choosing a metal-clad building for your next construction project, consider Morton Buildings, Inc., and their designBUILD team, we’ll make your dream a reality.

We Can Help You Reduce Energy by 30%

Our mission is to help our customers manage their buildings' energy costs, improve reliability, and enhance performance while having a positive impact on the environment.
CLICK HERE to find out how.


 
comments powered by Disqus
05/21/2015

Building policy highlighted as best in the nation.

05/20/2015

Healthcare facilities focus on recycling, safer chemicals.

05/19/2015

Building design has a measureable impact on educational outcomes.

05/18/2015

Glass design repels water and boosts photovoltaic output.

05/15/2015

New method could improve sustainability, cut price of wind power.

05/14/2015

ASHRAE guideline will calculate cooling needs and cut plug loads.

05/13/2015

Legislation will improve green performance in commercial buildings.

05/12/2015

Dropping costs, improved efficiency cited as reasons for increased use.

05/11/2015

New goal to keep state under global warming threshold.

05/08/2015

Largest floor space increases found in healthcare, retail sectors.

05/04/2015

New efficiency measures will affect over 2,000 buildings.

05/01/2015

Device produces images indefinitely.

04/30/2015

Overall energy consumption growth will be modest through 2040.

04/29/2015

Over 400 buildings take part in the EPA’s Federal Green Challenge.

04/28/2015

Fortune 200 companies use green certification to verify sustainability, energy savings.

04/27/2015

New policy will affect over 1,000 buildings.

04/24/2015

New technology could reduce risk of hospital-acquired infections.

04/23/2015

Seismic activity shown to affect nearly half of Americans.

04/22/2015

New technologies will cut use of climate-damaging refrigerants.

04/21/2015

Guidelines will ensure reliability of solar investments.

Sponsored Links