ASTM International has announced the second edition of its Standards on Sustainability
in Buildings is now available on CD-ROM. The publication includes 111 standards
and focuses on the design, construction and operation of environmentally sound
and resource-efficient sustainable buildings.
According to the announcement, the standards will assist federal and state
agencies in complying with federal mandates that call for environmentally preferable
products, energy efficiency and sustainable buildings. A list of the standards
can be accessed by visiting www.astm.org
and entering GREEN05 at the site search.
The publication is designed for use by architects, government agencies, developers,
planners, engineers, general contractors, subcontractors, building materials and
product manufacturers and more.