As the U.S. member body to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO), the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is seeking comments on a proposal for a new ISO technical committee on "Heat Supply Network (HSN)."
About Heat Supply Networks
HSN, a distribution system of insulated pipes, can deliver cost effective heat from a central source to residential, public, and industrial buildings. According to the proposal, submitted by SAC, the ISO member for China, a holistic standards program for HSN at the ISO level will help to support global efforts on low carbon and energy conservation in line with sustainable development goals.
The proposed scope of the new ISO technical committee is "Standardization in the field of HSN including design, construction, integration, control and regulation based on heating supply pipeline system."
According to the proposal:
The proposal notes that the work of the new ISO technical committee would focus first on the development of the following international standards:
Review the proposal for additional information and submit comments to Steven Cornish, ANSI senior director of international policy and strategy, [email protected], by close of business on October 29, 2021. Based on input received from U.S. stakeholders, a recommended ANSI position and any comments will be developed and presented at the ANSI ISO Committee (AIC) for approval before ISO's voting deadline of December 8, 2021.
ANSI has published an explanatory information document outlining the process used to develop U.S. positions in issues and activities under consideration by ISO and IEC.