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Voluntary Standards Cover the Spectrum: from Recreational Boating to Water Conservation
New York July 24, 2014

Each month, ANSI publishes snapshots of the diverse standards initiatives undertaken in the global and national standards arena. In this edition: recreational boating and water conservation.
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ISCC Selects American National Standards Institute as an Accreditation Body
New York July 23, 2014

International Sustainability and Carbon Certification (ISCC) and ANSI signed an MOU related to to cooperate in an independent third-party program to accredit certification bodies participating in ISCC's certification system for sustainability and greenhouse gas emissions.
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ANSI Board of Directors Approves Creation of Workcred
New ANSI Affiliate Will Bolster Knowledge of Competency-Based, Industry-Endorsed Credentials
New York July 22, 2014

Workcred is a new ANSI affiliate organization tasked with increasing awareness of competency-based, industry-recognized workforce credentials and supporting efforts to improve the quality, transparency, portability, and market value of these important tools.
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Participants Sought for International Standardization Work on Thermal Performance and Energy Use in Buildings
New York July 21, 2014

International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Technical Committee (TC) 163, Thermal performance and energy use in the built environment, and its subcommittees (SCs) are actively developing international standards, and all U.S. stakeholder organizations in relevant fields and industries are strongly encouraged to get involved in the associated ANSI-accredited U.S. Technical Advisory Groups (TAGs).
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No Steering Wheel, No Problem: Standards Support the Future of Driverless Cars
New York July 18, 2014

As international efforts to develop and implement new technologies that could revolutionize the automotive and transportation sectors get underway, voluntary consensus standards will be on hand to provide essential technical and safety-related guidance.
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Did You Know?
New York July 18, 2014

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. In this issue: ASIS, TIA, SAWE, and SIA.
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Wet and Not-So-Wild: Standards Keep Pools and Spas Safe
New York July 17, 2014

With summer temperatures hitting unpleasant heights, people all around the country are taking advantage of household and community swimming pools to cool off and have a good time. Thankfully, voluntary consensus standards exist that help to support efforts to keep your pool and spa time safe and enjoyable.
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IEC Announces New Short Video Competition on the Importance of International Electrotechnical Standards and Conformance
All Submissions Must Be Received by September 1, 2014
New York July 16, 2014

To enter the World of IEC Video Competition, participants are required to submit high-definition videos of no more than three minutes in length that highlight examples of relevant IEC standards and conformity assessment programs in connection with three specific areas of interest: home, technology, and renewable energy.
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ANSI Mourns the Loss of Craig K. Harmon
New York July 15, 2014

Craig K. Harmon, the president and CEO of Q.E.D. Systems Inc. and a longtime standards professional, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, July 3, 2014. ANSI offers its condolences to his family, friends and colleagues.
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Former Michigan Governor John Engler to Deliver Keynote at ANSI’s Annual Business Meeting
All Attendees Must Register by October 10
New York July 14, 2014

The Annual Business Meeting will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on October 23, 2014, at the FHI 360 Conference Center in Washington, DC, as part of the 2014 World Standards Week (WSW) series of events.
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