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Sustainabile Building Publication compiles green standards.

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May 20, 2010 - Available on CD-ROM, ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building, 4th Edition includes 150 ASTM standards that address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to building. Collection serves as reference for answering global demand for sustainable buildings and includes all ASTM International standards referenced by: Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers, International Green Construction Code, and Green GlobesĀ® green building rating program.

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New Edition of ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building

Press release date: May 14, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa.-A new edition of ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building, a compilation that includes 150 ASTM standards that address sustainability or aspects of sustainability relative to building, including sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings, is available on CD-ROM. The collection is a valuable resource that helps answer the growing global demand for sustainable building, and includes all of the ASTM International standards referenced by: - Federal Green Construction Guide for Specifiers as of January 2010; - International Green Construction Code (IGCC) as of the Public Version draft March 2010; and - Green GlobesĀ® green building rating program as of March 2010. ASTM International Standards on Sustainability in Building: 4th Edition, is available in CD-ROM (stock # GREENCD10; ISBN: 978-0-8031-8424-4) for $290. To purchase ASTM publications, search by stock number on the ASTM Web site (www.astm.org), or contact ASTM Customer Relations (phone: 610-832-9585; service@astm.org). ASTM International is one of the largest international standards development and delivery systems in the world. ASTM International meets the World Trade Organization (WTO) principles for the development of international standards: coherence, consensus, development dimension, effectiveness, impartiality, openness, relevance and transparency. ASTM standards are accepted and used in research and development, product testing, quality systems and commercial transactions.

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