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AISI Publishes a New Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems

February 1, 2016 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

WASHINGTON, D.C., Feb. 1, 2016 – The American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) has published a new standard, AISI S400-15, North American Standard for Seismic Design of Cold-Formed Steel Structural Systems, 2015 Edition to address the design and construction…

New ASTM Guide Helps Evaluate Moisture in Buildings

September 9, 2015 - in Buildings, Corporate, Design/Engineering

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., September 8, 2015—A new ASTM International guide will help evaluate unwanted moisture in commercial buildings. The standard provides…

OGC Approves WaterML 2.0 Water Quality Best Practice

January 13, 2015 - in Corporate, Modeling, Surveying/Mapping, Water

Jan. 13, 2015—The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) membership has approved the OGC WaterML 2.0 Water Quality (WaterML-WQ) document for publication…

The OGC Approves SensorML 2.0, Advanced Standard for Internet of Things

February 24, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors, Smart Cities

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has approved the OGC Sensor Model Language (SensorML) 2.0 Encoding Standard. SensorML 2.0 provides a standard encoding for describing sensors ("things that measure"), actuators ("things that act"), and processors ("things…

OGC Adopts GeoPackage Standard for Mobile

February 13, 2014 - in Corporate, Sensors

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) has adopted the OGC GeoPackage 1.0 (GPKG) Encoding Standard. The GeoPackage standard will make it much easier to exchange and share geospatial (or location) information across different devices, applications and web services…

The OGC Forms 3D Portrayal Standards Working Group

December 5, 2012 - in Corporate, Modeling

The Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC®) announced the formation of the 3D Portrayal Standards Working group (3D Portrayal SWG). This group is chartered to progress the Candidate OGC Web 3D Service Interface Standard and the OGC Web View Service Discussion Paper…

Cities and Counties Get Guidance on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Measurement

October 7, 2012 - in Projects, Smart Cities

Today the first-ever national standard for how to measure and report the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with communities was released by ICLEI–Local Governments for Sustainability USA (ICLEI USA). The U.S. Community Protocol for Accounting and…