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The American Institue of Architects (AIA) provides members with tools and resources to assist them in their careers and business as well as engaging civic and government leaders and the public to find solutions to pressing issues facing our communities, institutions, nation and world.
American National Standards Institute
AVITRU Master Spec
AVITRU, the specification experts, exclusive publisher of MasterSpec® for The American Institute of Architects
Over 12,000 ASTM standards operate globally. Defined and set by us, they improve the lives of millions every day. Combined with our innovative business services, they enhance performance and help everyone have confidence in the things they buy and use – from the toy in a child’s hand to the aircraft overhead.
The World's Leading BIM Content Platform enables designers to discover, preview, and download BIM models, drawings, and specifications.
AWCI represents 2,200 companies and organizations in the acoustics systems, ceiling systems, drywall systems, exterior insulation and finishing systems, fireproofing, flooring systems, insulation, and stucco contractors, suppliers and manufacturers and those in allied trades.
BSD SpecLink-E is a master guide specification writing, management, and production system with built-in intelligence designed to help you dramatically speed up editing tasks and reduce specification production time while minimizing errors and omissions.
Ceiling & Interior Systems Construction Association
Cold-Formed Steel Engineers Institute
Engineers and design professionals for cold-formed steel structures
Construction Specifications Institute
Drywall Finishing Council
A Not For Profit, Mutual Benefit Organization that seeks to represent the issues that are commonly faced by manufacturers of materials used in the finishing of drywall.
A nationally recognized green rating assessment, guidance and certification program.
UL GREENGUARD Certification Program
Products that have achieved
GREENGUARD Certification are scientifically proven to meet some of the world’s
most rigorous third-party chemical emissions standards, helping to reduce
indoor air pollution and the risk of chemical exposure.
Gypsum Today was developed by, and for, leading companies in the North American construction industry.
The Gypsum Association is a not-for-profit trade association founded in 1930. Members include all the active gypsum board (panel) manufacturers in the United States and Canada.
ICC - International Code Council
The International Code Council is a member-focused association. It is dedicated to developing model codes and standards used in the design, build and compliance process to construct safe, sustainable, affordable and resilient structures. Most U.S. communities and many global markets choose the International Codes.
National Association of Home Builders
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) helps its members build communities. Each year, NAHB’s members construct about 80% of the new homes built in the United States, both single-family and multifamily.
Steel Studs Manufacturers Association
Steel Framing Alliance
Steel framing design organization
The Living Building Challenge™
The Living Building Challenge™ is a building certification program, advocacy tool and philosophy that defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment possible today and acts to rapidly diminish the gap between current limits and the end-game positive solutions we seek
Tile Council Of North America
Tile Council of North America
(TCNA) is a trade association representing North American manufacturers of
ceramic tile and tile-related products. TCNA has a leadership role in
facilitating the development of industry quality standards to benefit tile
consumers. Additionally, TCNA regularly conducts independent research and
product testing, works with regulatory, trade and other government agencies,
offers professional training and publishes installation quidelines, tile
standards, economic reports and promotional literature.
UL Online Certifications Directory
UL Listing, Classifications, or Recognition
Clarity in sustainability standards benefiting manufacturers, their business customers and consumers.
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)
To transform the way buildings and communities are designed, built and operated, enabling an environmentally and socially responsible, healthy, and prosperous environment that improves the quality of life.