Standards & Compliance Briefing: Green Roofing, Farmed Fish, ISO 50001
Bisol Group’s photovoltaic modules successfully passed tests for ANSI/UL 1703 certification, and now meet the safety and quality regulations for the US and Canadian market.Â The TĂśV Rheinland laboratory in Germany issued the certification after conducting tests for temperature, current leakage and wet insulation-resistance test, intrusive hot spot test, fire test and others, the manufacturer said.
Silktown Roofing has been awarded GSA Schedules 56 and 206 and is now certified to provide services to the federal government as an accredited green roofing professional. Silktown Roofing has placed its roofing and waterproofing services on the government’s electronic ordering system GSA Advantage, the company said.
NSF International is now providing Aquaculture Stewardship Council chain of custody certification for farmed fish. NSF officials said the chain of custody requirements for the Aquaculture Stewardship Council and Marine Stewardship Council are similar, and that the aquaculture council’s requirements were added as an annex to MSC’s chain of custody standard, the Cordova Times reports.
Steel producer ArcelorMittal Hamburg has earned ISO 50001 certification for its energy efficiency practices and emissions improvements. Among the projects that the company implemented, a new transformer in the melt shop reduced emissions by 15,000 tons of CO2 per year, Steel Guru said.
Offshore energy construction services provider Ranger Offshore has earned ISO 14001, OHSAS 18001, ISO/TS 29001 and ISO 9001 certifications. DNV issued the certifications. The company also said that it is the only sub-sea marine construction services company worldwide certified by DNV to the new ISO/TS 29001 standard for quality management.
The Engineering and Computer Science building at Washington State University Vancouver has achieved LEED Gold certification. The four-story, 56,000-square-foot building earned points for its use of durable composite and recyclable materials and its use of natural light, the university said.
The Coventry Home design at Sweetwater in Austin, Texas, has earned LEED certification, meeting the company’s requirement that all Sweetwater community homes meet recognized green building standards. Sweetwater is a 1,400-acre new home community in western Travis County, the company said.
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