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IEC logo IEC, the International Electrotechnical Commission, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards concerning electrical technologies. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, IEC standards reach over 150 countries. IEC plays the crucial role of coordinating efforts carried out in different countries and unifying them, such as the development of various units of measurement and the standardization of the modern form of the metric system.

ISO logo ISO, the International Organization for Standardization, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards of virtually every possible sort, ranging from standards for information technology to fluid dynamics and nuclear energy. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, ISO is composed of 162 members, each one the sole representative for their home country. As the largest developer and publisher of standards in the world, ISO fills the vital role of a medium for agreement between individual standards developers, spreading progress made by one country's local developers across the world to further the goal of standardization.

AHAM logo AHAM, the Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, represents the manufacturers of household appliances and products/services associated with household appliances sold in the United States. AHAM also develops and maintains technical standards for various appliances to provide uniform, repeatable procedures for measuring specific product characteristics and operates several voluntary product certification programs.

AMCA logo AMCA, the Air Movement and Control Association International Inc., is a not-for-profit trade association with more than 330 member companies worldwide representing more than $3 billion in annual revenue. AMCA’s mission is to advance the health, growth and integrity of the air movement and control industry, with programs like certified ratings, verification of compliance and international standard development. AMCA also advocates for model codes, regulations and utility incentive programs that promote efficiency and life safety.

ASA logo ASA, the Acoustical Society of America is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards on acoustics, mechanical shock, noise and other associated subjects.

AWS logo AWS, the American Welding Society, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards that apply to welding and related joining disciplines. Headquartered in Miami, AWS standards are spread by its over 65,000 worldwide members, a significant portion of which are located within the United States. AWS is heavily involved in educational initiatives, with many conferences around the world, student scholarships and a wide variety of courses. AWS also serves as the administrator for the U.S. TAGs (United States Technical Advisory Group) to ISO/TCs 44 and 167 (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Committee) and to many of the subcommittees for ISO/TC 44.

HFES logo HFES, the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society, is the world's largest scientific association for human factors/ergonomics professionals, with more than 4,800 members globally. HFES members include psychologists and other scientists, designers, and engineers, all of whom have a common interest in designing systems and equipment to be safe and effective for the people who operate and maintain them. "Human Factors and Ergonomics: People-Friendly Design Through Science and Engineering"

IAPMO logo IAPMO, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards focused on plumbing products. Headquartered near Los Angeles, IAPMO develops the Uniform Plumbing Code, used throughout the United States, as well as having voting members around the world. In addition to developing IAPMO standards, IAPMO also offers extensive certification and testing services.

IEEE logo IEEE, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes over 900 standards relating to electronics, a broad field in today's modern world. Headquartered in New York City, United States, IEEE has over 400,000 members in over 160 countries. A journal publisher in addition to publishing IEEE standards, IEEE is by far the most cited publisher for new patents.

IESNA logo IES, the Illuminating Engineering Society, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards regarding lighting. Headquartered in New York City, IES standards are in effect throughout all of North America with its nearly 8,000 members. Internationally, IES collaborates with the International Commission on Illumination to promote uniformity with the rest of the world.

ISA logo ISA, the International Society of Automation, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards guiding the field of industrial automation.

NEMA logo NEMA, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes over 500 standards regarding the production and manufacturing processes for technologies involving the generation, transmission and use of electricity. Headquartered near Washington, D.C., NEMA has approximately 450 member companies and, through them, NEMA standards affect over $120 billion dollars worth of United States domestic production. NEMA also serves as the administrator for the U.S. TAGs (United States Technical Advisory Group) to ISO/TC 145 (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Committee) and to some of its subcommittees.

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AHRI, the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute, is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment. An internationally recognized advocate for the industry, AHRI develops standards for and certifies the performance of many of these products. AHRI's 300+ member companies manufacture quality, efficient, and innovative residential and commercial air conditioning, space heating, water heating, and commercial refrigeration equipment and components for sale in North America and around the world.
AHRI has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of AHRI IBR standards. To access AHRI’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


AISC, the American Institute of Steel Construction, headquartered in Chicago, is a not-for-profit technical institute and trade association established in 1921 to serve the structural steel design community and construction industry in the United States. AISC’s mission is to make structural steel the material of choice by being the leader in structural-steel-related technical and market-building activities, including: specification and code development, research, education, technical assistance, quality certification, standardization, and market development. AISC has a long tradition of service to the steel construction industry providing timely and reliable information.
AISC has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of AISC IBR standards. To access AISC’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


APA-The Engineered Wood Association APA, the Engineered Wood Association has focused on helping the industry create structural wood products of exceptional strength, versatility, and reliability. Combining the research efforts of scientists at APA’s 42,000 square-foot research center with the knowledge gained from decades of field work, and cooperation with its member manufacturers, APA promotes new solutions and improved processes that benefit the entire industry.
APA has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of APA IBR standards. To access APA’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


The American Petroleum Institute API, the American Petroleum Institute, is the only national trade association that represents all aspects of America’s oil and natural gas industry. Its more than 500 corporate members, from the largest major oil company to the smallest of independents, come from all segments of the industry. They are producers, refiners, suppliers, pipeline operators, and marine transporters, as well as service and supply companies that support all segments of the industry. Although its focus is primarily domestic, in recent years API's work has expanded to include a growing international dimension, and today API is recognized around the world for its broad range of programs.
API has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of API IBR standards. To access API’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


American Society of Heating ASHRAE, the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards for the heating, ventilating, and air conditioning industry. Headquartered in Atlanta, ASHRAE is an international society with over 50,000 members. ASHRAE standards are spread by the organization’s heavy engagement in Washington, D.C., and through its wide assortment of international events. ASHRAE also serves as the administrator for the U.S. TAGs (United States Technical Advisory Group) to ISO/TCs 86, 142, 180 and 205 (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Committee) and to many of the subcommittees for ISO/TCs 86 and 180.
ASHRAE has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of ASHRAE IBR standards. To access ASHRAE’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


AWWA, the American Water Works Association AWWA, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.
AWWA has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of AWWA IBR standards. To access AWWA’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


ICC, the International Code Council, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards related to building safety and fire prevention. Headquartered in Washington, ICC standards have been codified and enforced in all 50 American states, as well as in various foreign countries. With nearly 340 chapters worldwide, each with many members, ICC building safety standards are used everywhere.
ICC has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of ICC IBR standards. To access ICC’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


The Manufacturers Standardization Society MSS, the Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry is a non-profit technical association organized for development and improvement of industry, national, and international codes and standards for valves, valve actuators, valve modification, pipe fittings, pipe hangers, pipe supports, flanges, and associated seals. The primary function of MSS is to provide its members the means to develop engineering standard practices for the use and benefit of the industry and users of its products.
MSS has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of MSS IBR standards. To access MSS’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


NACE International NACE International, founded as the National Association of Corrosion Engineers, is a nonprofit organization that develops and publishes standards focusing on the prevention of corrosion, a major issue concerning many industries. Headquartered in Houston, NACE standards are used by over 22,000 members in over 100 countries. NACE also serves as the administrator for the U.S. TAGs (United States Technical Advisory Group) to two subcommittees in ISO/TC 35 (International Organization for Standardization/Technical Committee).
NACE has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of NACE IBR standards. To access NACE’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


National  Fire Protection Association NFPA, the National Fire Protection Association, is a leader in providing fire, electrical, and life safety standards since 1896. The mission of NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on quality of life by providing and advocating scientifically based consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA membership totals more than 75,000 individuals from around the world and more than 80 national trade and professional organizations.
NFPA has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of NFPA IBR standards. To access NFPA’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


NFRC, the National Fenestration Rating Council NFRC, the National Fenestration Rating Council, is a non-profit organization that administers a voluntary, uniform rating, labeling, and certification system for the energy performance of windows, doors, curtain walls, skylights, and other fenestration products. Its members include manufacturers, suppliers, utilities, consumer groups, representatives from the building and code industries, scientific and educational organizations, and government agencies.
NFRC has developed its own solution for providing access to NFRC IBR standards. To access NFRC's solution, go here.


SJI,  the Steel Joist Institute SJI, the Steel Joist Institute, a nonprofit organization of active joist manufacturers and other organizations and companies connected to the industry, was founded in 1928 to address the need for uniform joist standards within the industry. Today, the Institute continues to maintain the standards for steel joist construction. In addition, the SJI provides educational opportunities for construction professionals utilizing a library of printed publications and both live and recorded webinars. It also offers assistance in identifying existing joists in buildings undergoing retrofit.
SJI has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of SJI IBR standards. To access SJI’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


UL UL, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., is a global independent safety science company offering expertise across five key strategic businesses: Product Safety, Environment, Life & Health, Verification Services, and Knowledge Services. The company’s breadth, established objectivity, and proven history have established UL as a symbol of trust, helping to provide peace of mind globally.
UL, Underwriters Laboratories, Inc., has developed its own solution for hosting read-only versions of UL IBR standards. To access UL’s own IBR read-only platform, go here.


 


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