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Latest International Electrotechnical Commission Stories

2014-03-17 12:25:26

NEW YORK, March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce a call for nominations for its 2014 Leadership and Service Awards. The awards, which are presented in conjunction with World Standards Week (WSW) 2014, honor individuals who have made significant contributions to voluntary consensus standardization and conformity assessment programs and have consistently demonstrated a commitment to their industry, their nation, and the...

2014-02-10 16:22:31

Applications will be accepted from February 10, 2014, through April 11, 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has created a new pilot program to determine the eligibility of program operators for environmental labels and declarations Type III and to assess the competence of certification bodies that verify/validate Environmental Product Declarations (EPD)....

2014-02-10 16:22:29

Applications accepted February 10 through April 11, 2014 NEW YORK, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system, has created a new pilot program to determine the eligibility of a Type I environmental labeling certification scheme and to assess the competence of eco-labeling certification bodies. ANSI will be accepting applications for this new program from Monday, February 10, 2014,...

2014-01-31 12:27:47

NEW YORK, Jan. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. National Committee (USNC) of the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) is currently seeking nominations of young electrotechnology professionals to participate in the upcoming IEC Young Professionals 2014 Workshop, which will be held on November 10-14, 2014, in Tokyo in conjunction with the 78th IEC General Meeting (GM). Nominations can be submitted using the USNC Young Professionals Workshop Nomination Form until April...

2014-01-29 16:23:11

Roadmap outlines 116 recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative (EESCC) has released for a 45-day public comment period the EESCC Standardization Roadmap V1.0 draft, which outlines 116 action-oriented recommendations to advance energy efficiency in the built environment through standards and conformance...

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...

2013-10-23 12:34:16

Enterprise-class financial close software company becomes first in category to comply with stringent information security standards, protocols following 2-stage, multi-year, 3rd-party audit LOS ANGELES, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enterprise-class financial SaaS (Software-as-a-Service) company BlackLine Systems has become the first provider of account reconciliation and financial close software to secure the highly regarded and difficult to attain ISO/IEC 27001 certification,...

2013-10-16 04:21:21

Communications and Applications Platform facilitates system and device interoperability through adoption of global standard NEWTON, Mass. and AMSTERDAM, Oct. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ambient Corporation (NASDAQ:AMBT), provider of a secure, flexible, and scalable smart grid communications and applications platform, today announced that all Ambient Smart Grid(® )Nodes have native support for International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC) 61850. IEC 61850 is a global protocol for...

2013-08-27 16:23:30

All Interested Stakeholders Encouraged to Attend This Free World Standards Week Event NEW YORK, Aug. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to bring together leaders from across the standardization community for interactive discussions and idea exchange, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold an Open Forum 2013: Government Reliance on Voluntary Consensus Standards and Conformance Programs. The free event will take place on October 2, 2013, in Washington, DC, as...

2013-07-24 16:27:38

ANSI and ASSE seeking U.S. stakeholders to support the standard's development NEW YORK, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the tragic deaths of thousands of garment factory workers around the world in the past year, including over 1,100 people in a factory collapse in Bangladesh, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has announced that it will develop a new standard for global occupational health and safety (OH&S) with the goal of providing...