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Attn Applicant (Not Yet Assessed) V/VBs: ANSI Implementation of the Requirements of ANSI GHG V/VB Accreditation Scoping Policy

PUBLIC NOTICE GHG-NT-706 Issued: 2009-11-21, Revision: 0

References GHG-PR-706: ANSI GHG Validation and Verification Body Accreditation Scoping Policy
Contents
1Objective
1.1The objective of this notice is to provide clarification on the requirements for implementation of GHG-PR-706, ANSI GHG Validation and Verification Body Accreditation Scoping Policy for ANSI Applicants that have not completed office and/or witness assessments.
2Definitions
None.
3Effective Date
3.1March 8, 2010
4Notice
4.1The ANSI GVAC (Greenhouse Gas Validation/Verification Accreditation Committee) has approved GHG-PR-706, ANSI GHG Validation and Verification Accreditation Scoping Policy. The objective of this policy is to define the scope of accreditation and the assessment requirements for the ANSI V/VB Accreditation Program. The following requirements and implementation timeline shall be required for ANSI applicant V/VBs that have not completed office and/or witness assessments:
a)applicant V/VBs that have submitted an application for accreditation and have started the document review process but have not completed witness and/or office assessment are required to submit a letter indicating the activities and sectors for which they intend to provide validation/verification on or before December 7, 2009;
b)the applicant V/VB shall proceed with the initial assessment process in accordance with the new ANSI scoping policy. If the applicant V/VB completes the initial assessment and an accreditation decision is made preceding the March 8, 2010 date, the original scope of accreditation shall be considered. All certificates of accreditation issued by ANSI shall expire on March 8, 2010.
For further information: Ann Bowles, Senior Program Manger, ANSI GHG Program 202-331-3620, abowles@ansi.org

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