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New ASTM Standards for Sustainability in Building

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ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building: 4th Edition is now available.

The new edition contains 151 ASTM specifications, test methods, and practices address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to building, including sustainable design, construction, and operation of buildings.

Included are all of the ASTM standards referenced by the:

  • Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2010

  • International Green Construction Code (IgCC) as of the Public Version draft March 2010

  • Green GlobesĀ® green building rating program as of March 2010
This valuable resource supports the growing demand for sustainable building from both the public and private sector. Such demand includes numerous national and local "green building" programs around the world, including Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America.

For more information visit www.astm.org.


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ASTM International develops international standards for materials, products, systems and services used in construction, manufacturing and transportation. ASTM standard specifications and test methods define uniform requirements and procedures. Visit www.astm.org to find out more.

 

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