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2014-07-11 12:25:36

PRINCETON, N.J., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Institute of Certified Construction Industry Financial Professionals (ICCIFP) announces achievement of accreditation from the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) for the Certified Construction Industry Financial Professional (CCIFP) designation. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140710/126157 The CCIFP designation establishes the standards for construction financial professionals by giving special...

2014-06-30 23:18:56

Educational video from Clarion Safety Systems explains how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity levels on safety signs, labels, tags and markings Milford, PA (PRWEB) June 30, 2014 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and safety labels, has produced a video on how the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z535 standards use colors and signal words to convey severity...

2014-06-23 16:22:02

Roadmap Details 125 Recommendations to Advance Energy Efficiency Standardization in the Built Environment NEW YORK, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the release today of the Standardization Roadmap: Energy Efficiency in the Built Environment, U.S. industry, government, standards developing organizations (SDOs) and other energy efficiency stakeholders now have a national framework for action and coordination on future energy efficiency standardization. Developed by the American...

2014-06-10 16:30:50

Program aims to strengthen the future of technology transfer and the next generation of international standardization experts NEW YORK, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is pleased to announce the U.S. winners of the 2014 IEC Young Professionals Workshop competition. The USNC represents U.S. interests in IEC standards and conformance activities, and is an integrated committee of the American...

2014-05-12 16:22:42

Government and Private-Sector Experts Will Discuss the Benefits of International Standards and Accreditation NEW YORK, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board will hold a free webinar to mark World Accreditation Day 2014, a global celebration promoted each year by the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC). ANSI and the ANSI-ASQ...

2014-04-29 23:08:24

Updated for the first time in the last seven years, the new American National Standard for Safe Use of Lasers will be available through the Laser Institute of America, secretariat of the Accredited Standards Committee (ASC) Z136, which develops the laser safety standards. The ANSI Z136.1 standard guides the safe use of lasers and laser systems by defining control measures for the seven laser hazard classifications. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 29, 2014 New maximum permissible exposure limits...

2014-04-25 23:05:04

PeopleKeys has been re-certified as an International Association for Continuing Education and Training Authorized (IACAT) Provider. IACET is the premier standards-setting organization for continuing education and training, and grants PeopleKeys renewed approval to offer Continuing Education Units (CEUs) to their students. Boardman, Ohio (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) has again awarded PeopleKeys the prestigious Authorized...

2014-04-07 08:24:07

PORTLAND, Ore., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Building Initiative (GBI) announced today that it is seeking applicants to serve as members of its consensus body, which is being formed to formally update its new construction assessment protocol - ANSI/GBI 01-2010: Green Building Assessment Protocol for Commercial Buildings. The standard was originally completed in 2010 and must be updated every five years according to procedures established by the American National Standards...

2014-04-01 00:22:14

MOSCOW, April 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IXcellerate, Moscow's premier carrier neutral data centre, is proud to announce that it succeeded to achieve the ISO 27001 accreditation. By obtaining the most widely recognised IT security standard certification, IXcellerate has confirmed its adherence to the highest standards of excellence. Issued by Alliance Certification (SERCONS), a company with over 18 years of experience in certification, the award demonstrates...

2014-03-20 12:31:01

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Standardization has long been an important engine for innovation and economic growth. But as the world transitions to a truly global economy, standards have taken on special significance, helping to assure that organizations everywhere can compete on a level economic playing field. This year's U.S. Celebration of World Standards Day - Standards Level the Playing Field - will focus on how standards stimulate trade and overcome...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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