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ULC CAN-S4400 - STANDARD FOR SAFETY OF PREMISES, BUILDINGS AND EQUIPMENT UTILIZED FOR THE CULTIVATION, PROCESSING AND PRODUCTION OF CANNABIS
March 29, 2019 - ULC

This Standard establishes a minimum level of protection and safety of occupants, buildings or parts thereof, which are utilized for the cultivation and ancillary activities associated with cannabis plants and cannabis products. See Annex A (Informative), Explanatory Materials, Clause A.1.1 This...

NFPA 400 - Hazardous Materials Code
January 1, 2019 - NFPA

Applicability This code shall apply to the storage, use, and handling of the following hazardous materials in all occupancies and facilities: (1) Ammonium nitrate solids and liquids (2) Corrosive solids and liquids (3) Flammable solids (4) Organic peroxide formulations (5) Oxidizer - solids...

NFPA 13R - Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems In Low-Rise Residential Occupancies
January 1, 2019 - NFPA

This standard shall cover the design and installation of automatic sprinkler systems for protection against fire hazards in residential occupancies up to and including four stories in height that are located in buildings not exceeding 60 ft (18 m) in height above grade plane. This standard...

DS/EN 16925 - Fixed firefighting systems – Automatic residential sprinkler systems – Design, installation and maintenance
December 17, 2018 - DS

This document specifies requirements and gives recommendations for the design, installation, water supplies and backflow prevention, commissioning, maintenance and testing of fixed residential fire sprinkler systems in buildings for residential occupancies. This document is intended for use...

NFPA 111 - Standard on Stored Electrical Energy Emergency and Standby Power Systems
January 1, 2019 - NFPA

This standard shall cover performance requirements for stored electrical energy systems providing an alternate source of electrical power in buildings and facilities in the event that the normal electrical power source fails. Systems covered in this standard shall include power sources, transfer...

UL 2901 OUTLINE - Outline of Investigation for Antifreeze Solutions for Use in Fire Sprinkler Systems
November 15, 2018 - UL

This Outline of Investigation covers requirements for the performance of antifreeze solutions for fire sprinkler systems. These solutions are intended for use in wet pipe sprinkler systems subject to freezing for installation in accordance with the manufacturer's design and installation...

ITU-R SM.1880 - Spectrum occupancy measurements and evaluation
September 1, 2017 - ITU-R

Although automatic occupancy measurement will not completely replace manual observations, it is still well suited for most cases. Frequency channel occupancy, as well as frequency band occupancy, should have a certain level of accuracy in order to be compared or merged if...

CSA A440.4 - Window, door, and skylight installation
January 1, 2019 - CSA

This Standard sets forth methods for both new installation and replacement installation of factory assembled windows, exterior doors, and skylights that are intended for installation in low-rise buildings and buildings used primarily for, but not limited to, residential occupancy where the...

IEEE P11073-10471 DRAFT - DRAFT Health informatics-Personal health device communication – Device specialization - Independent living activity hub
November 1, 2018 - IEEE

Within the context of the ISO/IEEE 11073 family of standards for device communication, this standard establishes a normative definition of the communication between independent living activity hubs and managers (e.g., cell phones, personal computers, personal health appliances, and set top boxes)...

ISO DIS 21105-1 - Performance of buildings - Building enclosure thermal performance verification and commissioning - Part 1: General requirements
October 4, 2018 - ISO

This document outlines a process to achieve a well performing, durable and maintainable building enclosure. This document includes procedures, methods and documentation requirements that describe the application of the commissioning process to the building enclosure at each phase of the project;...

ASTM E2813 - Standard Practice for Building Enclosure Commissioning
October 1, 2018 - ASTM

authoritative, and technically sound practice for Building Enclosure Commissioning (BECx) that establishes two levels of BECx: Fundamental and Enhanced (refer also to Section 4). The BECx process as defined in this practice includes the following phases and sub-phases: Pre-design, Design, Schematic...

ASHRAE 90458 - Residential INDOOR AIR QUALITY Guide
June 1, 2018 - ASHRAE

Introduction IAQ is one of many factors that make a dwelling healthy, comfortable, and functional. When IAQ is good, it is nearly invisible; when IAQ is poor, it can have a negative effect on the health of children and adults. With good IAQ, builders retain an unblemished reputation and rental...

Multiband Non-Invasive Microwave Sensor: Design and Analysis
May 7, 2018 - CRC

This monograph focuses on the design, implementation and characterization of a concurrent dual band RF sensor for non-invasive detection of human vital signs. The developed prototype is tested, verified and analyzed for detection of occupancy of human beings in a room as a case study.

ASTM E2717 - Standard Practice for Estimating the Environmental Load of Residential Wastewater
August 1, 2018 - ASTM

This practice provides a set of instructions for estimating the environmental load of residential water, as it is discharged from a residence. The environmental load is calculated based on the number and type of fixtures in the home, the common household chemicals used, and the number of people in...

Building Codes Illustrated: A Guide to Understanding the 2018 International Building Code
June 1, 2018 - WILEY

"THE BESTSELLING, FULLY ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO THE 2018 INTERNATIONAL BUILDING CODE Uniquely marrying the graphic skills of bestselling author Francis D.K Ching with the code expertise of Steven Winkel, FAIA, the new sixth edition of Building Codes Illustrated is a clear, concise, and easytouse...

NFPA 101 HDBK - Life Safety Code Handbook
January 1, 2018 - NFPA

The following is a suggested procedure for determining the Code requirements for a building or structure: (1) Determine the occupancy classification by referring to the occupancy definitions in Chapter 6 and the occupancy Chapters 12 through 42. (See 6.1.14 for buildings with...

DS/ISO/TR 17772-2 - Energy performance of buildings -- Overall energy performance assessment procedures -- Part 2: Guideline for using indoor environmental input parameters for the design and assessment of energy performance of buildings
April 10, 2018 - DS

ISO/TR 17772-2:2018 deals with the indoor environmental parameters for thermal environment, indoor air quality, lighting and acoustic. It explains how to use ISO 17772‑1 for specifying indoor environmental input parameters for building system design and energy performance calculations. ISO/TR...

ISO TR 17772-2 - Energy performance of buildings - Overall energy performance assessment procedures - Part 2: Guideline for using indoor environmental input parameters for the design and assessment of energy performance of buildings
April 1, 2018 - ISO

This document deals with the indoor environmental parameters for thermal environment, indoor air quality, lighting and acoustic. It explains how to use ISO 17772-1 for specifying indoor environmental input parameters for building system design and energy performance calculations. This document: -...

DS/ISO 18523-2 - Energy performance of buildings – Schedule and condition of building, zone and space usage for energy calculation – Part 2: Residential buildings
February 26, 2018 - DS

ISO 18523-2:2018 specifies the formats to present the schedule and conditions of zone and space usage (referred to as input data of energy calculations) for residential buildings. The schedule and conditions include schedules of occupancy, operation of technical building systems, ventilation...

ANSI CC-1000 - Soil Gas Control System in New Construction of Buildings
January 1, 2018 - ANSI

General The provisions in this standard provide prescriptive minimum requirements for the construction of any building intended for human occupancy, except for 1 and 2 family dwellings4,5 in order to reduce occupant exposure to radon and other hazardous soil gases. This standard and...

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