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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...

2013-12-11 16:21:06

NEW YORK, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) convened a workshop on November 21, 2013, in Washington, DC, to examine the role of standardization in achieving the promise of smart and sustainable cities. The full workshop report is available online. The inspiration for both the workshop and the larger smart cities movement is the ongoing growth of urban communities, particularly in developing countries, along with the proliferation of...

2012-07-23 10:27:14

NEW YORK, July 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) announced today the recipients of its 2012 Leadership and Service Awards. Recipients have been recognized for their significant contributions to national and international standardization activities, as well as an ongoing commitment to their industry, their nation, and the enhancement of the global voluntary consensus standards system. ANSI will honor these seventeen distinguished award...

2012-07-18 10:24:30

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, is pleased to announce the first accreditations of health information technology certification bodies under the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the National Coordinator (ONC) Permanent Certification Program for Health Information Technology (HIT). In June 2011 ANSI was selected as the Approved Accreditor...

2012-04-05 06:23:07

NEW YORK, April 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system and a global leader in conformity assessment, is pleased to announce the accreditation of the Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute (SEI) under ANSI's Accreditation Program for Personnel Certification Bodies. A federally funded research and development center sponsored by the U.S. Department of Defense and operated...

2012-03-20 10:24:22

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to raise awareness of the strategic importance of standards and conformance among students at the university level, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), in conjunction with its Committee on Education (CoE), is pleased to announce its first student paper competition. Entries are due by August, 1, 2012. The theme of the 2012 ANSI Student Paper Competition, How Standards Facilitate Innovation and Benefit Society,...

2012-01-23 14:49:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Personnel certification has become international and has engendered an increasingly competitive and complex global workforce, underscoring the value of industry-recognized credentials that can be carried across national borders. In response to this growing need, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standardization and conformity assessment system, is expanding its activities to enable international...

2012-01-23 09:23:00

Initiative helps boost consumer, industry, and government confidence in greenhouse gas reporting NEW YORK, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. standards and conformity assessment system, is pleased to announce the accreditation of Ernst & Young under the Institute's Accreditation Program for Greenhouse Gas Validation/Verification Bodies. Launched in 2008, the program oversees the professional conduct of...

2011-09-13 08:56:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Under an amendment to California's Health and Safety Code enacted last week, training providers issuing personnel certificates to food safety handlers in the state must be accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) under the ANSI Certificate Accreditation Program, or ANSI-CAP. Instituted as an urgent statute to improve public health and strengthen food safety measures statewide, the act was set into motion earlier...

2011-08-18 14:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has announced a partnership with the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) designed to help bolster the American workforce for the growing number of clean energy jobs of the future. Under a memorandum of understanding signed July 28, ANSI and IREC will pursue an independent, joint accreditation program for credit or non-credit...