Codes & Standards Development

Codes and Standards assistance:

  • Reporting on relevant activities
  • Explanation of requirements as a function of application
  • Representation on committees
  • Revision and development of standards (ASTM, NFPA, ISO)
  • Preparation of code proposals and testimony at hearings (ICC)

Examples of work conducted include code changes to and standards development for:

  • ASTM Fire Test Standards and Practices (ASTM E05 Committee)
  • ASTM Electrical Standards (ASTM D09 Committee)
  • ASTM Specialized Fire Standards (Plastics, Ships, Detention Facilities, etc.)
  • International Code Council codes (IBC, IFC, IRC, IMC, IWUIC, IEBC)
  • ISO TC61 (Plastics)
  • ISO TC2 (Fire Safety)
  • National Electrical Code (NEC, NFPA 70)
  • NFPA Building Code (NFPA 5000)
  • NFPA Fire Code (NFPA 1)
  • NFPA Fire Tests Committee
  • NFPA Life Safety Code (NFPA 101)
  • NFPA Standard on Air Conditioning (NFPA 90A)
  • NFPA Standard on Fixed Guideway Transit (NFPA 130)