ACCA (Air Conditioning Contractors of America) produces technical manuals. Most of the manuals meet ANSI stanadards.
The library has four manuals available. They are on a 2 Day Checkout Period. Go to the Circulation Desk on the 2nd floor to request the books and to check them out.
ANSI (American National Standards Institute), which was founded in 1918, covers many areas, such as "acoustical devices to construction equipment, from dairy and livestock production to energy distribution".
Obtain a free copy of a standard if a student and professor can demonstrate how it will be used in a classroom design.
"ASHRAE was formed as the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers by the merger in 1959 of American Society of Heating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHAE) founded in 1894 and The American Society of Refrigerating Engineers (ASRE) founded in 1904."
There are 1990s standards in the Library. There are older ASHRAE standards in RBN 1001. For more recent ones, consult this site and then contact the STEM librarian about obtaining the latest version through interlibrary loan.
A professor can order examination copies of certain publications, such as some guides or manuals.
ASTM's former name was the American Society for Testing and Materials
The library has the 2013 print version of these standards in the Reference Section. The books can't be checked out, but scans or copies are permitted.
Houston Engineering Center students can read the 2003 print versions in the HCC Library. RBN 1001 has the 2001 print versions.
Distance students can request a 2013 copy of a standard through Interlibrary Loan.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers - They work in other areas, such as health informatics and transportation.
Access is available by logging in with the UT Tyler username and password. If the standard is not free, contact the STEM librarian.
The upgrade will take many years, because portions of each color book are being implemented into a new 3000 standard. For example, "P3000.x Power Systems Design series of standards" will combine elements from the existing "Gray, Red, and White, Books." It is estimated that seventy 3000 series standards will be created.
ISO (International Standards Organization) produces international standards. The headquarters is in Geneva, Switzerland.
ISO has produced books about using standards and its benefits.
National Fire Protection Association - Access the codes and standards at no cost, but registration is required. The latest version of JAVA must be installed in order to read these documents.
2014 National Electrical Code - Electrical Wiring & Installation - Free access but registertation is required.