Action Plan: An Enhanced Building Technology Evaluation Process

Civil Engineering Research Foundation, ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0198-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0198-5 (ISBN-10), 1996, Soft Cover, Pg. vi 36
28 cm., CERF Report #96-5021-02; The Partnership for Building Innovation: Enhancing the Process for Implementing New Technology

Document Type: Book

Abstract: This report presents the results of a planning effort to enhance the entry of building innovation into the marketplace and outlines an action plan for an enhanced national evaluation process. This enhanced evaluation process to identify new building technology should have these characteristics: uses the best expertise targeted to the specific technology being evaluated; evaluates technology to other than code requirements; is recognized by the international community; uses advanced information technology; is utilized by public and private building owners; and can evaluate all types of technologies and systems.

Subject Headings: Innovation | Federal government | Building codes | Housing | Information Technology (IT)


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