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IBC
International Building Code: 1st unified building code in U.S.; Many local code jurisdictions adopt this; combo of UBC, BOCA, SBC. March 2000.
UBC
Uniform Building Code: national model code; Western & Midwest; sponsored by ICBO.
BOCA
Building Officials & Code Administrators International: local; 1 of 3 major MODEL CODE groups.
SBC
Standard Building Code: 1945 (used to be Sounthern SBC); South & Southeast--> high winds; sponsored by SBCCI.
ADA
American Disabilities Act: makes accessibility to bldgs a civil right of all Americans.
OSHA
Occupational Safety & Health Act: controls design of work places to minimize hazards to the health & safety of workers.
ASTM
American Society of Testing & Materials: est. standardized specifications for commonly used mtls of construction.
CSA
Canadian Standards Association: same purpose as ASTM.
ANSI
American National Standards Institute: dev. standards for industrial products (aluminum windows) & mechanical components of bldgs.
CSI
Construction Specifications Institute (US): did MasterFormat; counterpart--> CSC.
CSC
Construction Specification Canada; same purpose as CSI.
LEED
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design; dev. by US Green Bldg Council.
ICBO
International Conference of Building Officials: 1 of 3 major MODEL CODE groups; used to be Pacific Coast Bldg Officials Conference.
SBCCI
Southern Building Code Congress International: 1 of 3 major MODEL CODE groups.
BOCA National Building Code
BOCA National Building Code: national model code; East & Midwest; sponsored by BOCA; 1950-produced it's Basic Bldg Code, then later picked up nat'l bldg code from Nat'l Board of Fire Underwriters.
AIA
American Insurance Association; used to be National Board of Fire Underwriters--> 1905 1st model bldg code.
NAPHCC
National Association of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors; sponsors the National Standard Plumbing Code--> purpose to protect the public health, covers the proper design, installation & maintenance of plumbing systems for sanitation & safety.
IAPMO
International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials (used to be called Western Plumbing Officials Association);est. Uniform Plumbing Code in 1929 for public health & safety... design, installation & maintenance. (Mainly western States)
NFPA
National Fire Protection Association; est. National Electrical Code (protect from hazards from use of electricity for light, heat, power) & Life Safety Code (1912, safety from fire in structures, egress, design & const. to prevent danger from fire, smoke, & gases, fire detection & alarm systems, automatic sprinklers , other fire extinguishing methods; also heating, ventilating, AC & electrical systems); issued own model bldg code in 2002--> chaotic.
CABO
Council of American Building Officials; national forum of BOCA, ICBO, SBCCI; est. 1&2 Family Dwelling Code--> req't for bldg planning & const., heating, cooling, & plumbing.
NCSBCS
National Conference of States on Building Codes & Standards; 1977 model code for "Energy Conservation in new Bldg Construction"; requested NIST to dev. standards for nrg efficient design in new bldgs, but to complex, so made ASHRAE do it--> Standard 90-75 "Nrg Conservation in New Bldg Design".
NBS
National Bureau of Standards; now NIST.
NIST
National Institute of Standards & Technology
ASHRAE
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating & Air Conditioning Engineers; did "Energy Conservation in New Bldg Design
EPCA
Energy Policy & Conservation Act
ECPA
Energy Conservation & Production Act
NIBS
National Institute of Bldg Sciences; created by Housing & Community Development Act; help improve the way bldg construction is regulated.
AMCBO
Associated Major City Bldg Officials; to exchange ideas, experience, & info on the growing complexities of code administration & enforcement in urban areas.
National Bldg Code of Canada
same as IBC.
HUD
Housing & Urban Development; requires compliance w/ CABO 1&2 Family Dwelling Code & its own Minimum Property Standards for Housing & local/state bldg codes to be considered for HUD/FHA loan guarantees.
FHA
Federal Housing Administration.
Nat'l Energy Plan
calls for decrease in nrg consumption thru conservation.