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Did You Know?


New York, Dec 13, 2007

Did You Know? offers a quick look at the broad scope of activities underway within the ANSI Federation, highlighting the people and initiatives making waves in standardization.

The Cool Roof Rating Council Seeks Accreditation as a Developer of American National Standards

The Cool Roof Rating Council (CRRC), a new ANSI Organizational Member, has submitted an application to become an ANSI Accredited Standards Developer and seeks approval for its CRRC Rating Program.

A non-profit organization that represents roofing product manufacturers, CRRC has established a technical rating system for displaying the radiative properties of roof surfaces. CRRC’s Rated Products Directory helps interested parties such as building code bodies, energy service providers, architects and specifiers to find roofing products that are more energy efficient and environmentally friendly.

To obtain a copy of CRRC’s proposed operating procedures or to offer remarks and suggestions, please contact: Ms. Stephanie Stern, administrative manager, Cool Roof Rating Council (telephone: 510.482.4420 ext. 229; fax: 510.482.4421; stephanie@coolroofs.org). Comments to CRRC should be submitted by January 14, 2008, with a copy to Mr. Jim Thompson, the recording secretary of ANSI’s Executive Standards Council (fax: 212.840.2298; Jthompso@ansi.org).

The public review period is thirty days. A downloadable copy of CRRC’s proposed operating procedures can be found here.

The Disaster Recovery Institute International Seeks Accreditation as a Developer of American National Standards

The Disaster Recovery Institute International (DRII) has submitted an application for accreditation as a developer of American National Standards.

With the aim of creating a shared base of knowledge in risk management, DRI International administers educational and certification programs for thousands of individuals who are engaged in the practice of contingency planning and risk control. The standards developed by DRII will cover guidelines and procedures to be used by business continuity professionals.

To obtain a copy of DRII’s proposed operating procedures or to offer comments please contact: Mr. Al Berman, (telephone: 914.372.1979; fax: 917.591.2651;aberman@drii.org). Comments to DRII should be submitted by January 14, 2008, with a copy to Mr. Jim Thompson, the recording secretary of ANSI’s Executive Standards Council (fax: 212.840.2298; Jthompso@ansi.org).

The public review period is thirty days. To review and download DRII’s proposed operating procedures, click here.

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