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Specifiers' Library NGO List

The non-governmental organizations (NGO's) listed here are publishers of documents referenced by SpecLink-E. Some also publish design-oriented documents that are usually not specified in construction documents. The icons following NGO names below indicate that some if not all of that organization's documents are available through that commercial reseller.
 

AA - The Aluminum Association, Inc., www.aluminum.org

AABC - Associated Air Balance Council, www.aabchq.com

AAMA - American Architectural Manufacturers Association, www.aamanet.org

AASHTO - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials, www.transportation.org

AATCC - American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists, www.aatcc.org

ABMA - American Bearing Manufacturers Association, Inc., www.abma-dc.org

ACGIH - American Council of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, www.acgih.org

ACI - American Concrete Institute International, www.aci-int.org

ACPA - American Concrete Pipe Association, www.concrete-pipe.org

ADC - Air Diffusion Council, www.flexibleduct.org

AFPA - American Forest and Paper Association, www.afandpa.org

AGC - Associated General Contractors of America, www.agc.org

AHAM - Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers, www.aham.org

AI - The Asphalt Institute, www.asphaltinstitute.org

AIA - American Institute of Architects, www.aia.org

AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association, www.aiha.org

AISC - American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc., www.aisc.org

AISI - American Iron and Steel Institute, www.steel.org

AITC - American Institute of Timber Construction, www.aitc-glulam.org

AMCA - Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc., www.amca.org

ANSI - American National Standards Institute, www.ansi.org, global.ihs.com

AOSA - Association of Official Seed Analysts, www.aosaseed.com

APA - APA - The Engineered Wood Association, www.apawood.org

API - American Petroleum Institute, www.api.org, www.global.ihs.com

ARI - Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute, www.ari.org

ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers, www.asce.org

ASHRAE - American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc., www.ashrae.org

ASME - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers, www.asme.org

ASSE - American Society of Sanitary Engineering, www.asse-plumbing.org

ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials, www.astm.org

AWCI - Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industries International, www.awci.org

AWI - Architectural Woodwork Institute, www.awinet.org

8th edition of AWI Quality Standards Illustrated now available, order on-line, 15% member discount (architects and designers qualify for Affiliate membership)

AWPA - American Wood-Preservers' Association, www.awpa.com

AWS - American Welding Society, www.aws.org

AWWA - American Water Works Association, www.awwa.org

BHMA - Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association, www.buildershardware.com

BIA - Brick Industry Association, www.bia.org

BIFMA - BIFMA International, www.bifma.com

BOMA - Building Owners and Managers Association, www.boma.org

CDA - Copper Development Association, Inc., www.copper.org

CEA - Consumer Electronics Association, www.ce.org

CGA - Canadian Gas Association, www.cga.ca

CGA - Compressed Gas Association, www.cganet.com

CISCA - Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association, www.cisca.org

CISPI - Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute, www.cispi.org

CLFMI - Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute, www.chainlinkinfo.org

CPA - Composite Panel Association, www.pbmdf.com

CRA - California Redwood Association, www.calredwood.org

CRI - Carpet and Rug Institute, www.carpet-rug.com

CRSI - Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute, www.crsi.org

CSA - CSA International, www.csa.ca

CTI - Cooling Technology Institute, www.cti.org

DASMA - Door & Access Systems Manufacturers' Association, International, www.dasma.com

DBIA - Design Build Institute of America, www.dbia.org

DHI - Door and Hardware Institute, www.dhi.org

EIMA - EIFS Industry Members Association, www.eima.com

EJCDC - Engineers' Joint Contract Documents Committee, www.ejcdc.org

EJMA - Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association, www.ejma.org

ESD - Electro Static Discharge Association, www.esda.org

FRSA - Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Association, www.floridaroof.com

GA - Gypsum Association, www.gypsum.org

GANA - Glass Association of North America, www.glasswebsite.com

GRI - Geosynthetic Research Institute, www.geosynthetic-institute.org

GS - Green Seal, www.greenseal.org

HPVA - Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association, www.hpva.org

IBR - Institute of Boiler and Radiator Manufacturers (Formerly The Hydronics Institute), www.gamanet.org

ICC-ES - ICC Evaluation Service, Inc., www.icc-es.org

ICPA - International Cast Polymer Alliance of the Composites Fabricators Association, www.icpa-hq.org

ICRI - International Concrete Repair Institute, www.icri.org

IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission, www.iec.ch

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, www.ieee.org, shop.ieee.org/ieeestore

IESNA - Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, www.iesna.org

IGMA - Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance, www.igmaonline.org

IIAR - International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration, www.iiar.org

ILI - Indiana Limestone Institute of America, Inc., www.iliai.com

ISO - International Standards Organization, www.iso.org

IWCA - International Window Cleaning Association, www.iwca.org

KCMA - Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association, www.kcma.org

LGSEA - Light Gage Steel Engineers Association, www.cfsei.org

LMA - Laminating Materials Association, www.pbmdf.com

LPI - Lightning Protection Institute, www.lightning.org

MBMA - Metal Building Manufacturers Association, www.mbma.com

MFMA - Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association, www.maplefloor.org

MIA - Marble Institute of America, Inc., www.marble-institute.com

MICA - Midwest Insulation Contractors Association, www.micainsulation.org

MPI - Master Painters Institute, www.paintinfo.com

MSS - Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry, Inc., www.mss-hq.org

NAAMM - The National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers, www.naamm.org

NACE - NACE International, www.nace.org

NAIMA - North American Insulation Manufacturers Association, www.naima.org

NBGQA - National Building Granite Quarries Association, Inc., www.nbgqa.com

NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association, www.ncaa.org

NCMA - National Concrete Masonry Association, www.ncma.org

NCRP - National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements, www.ncrp.com

NEBB - National Environmental Balancing Bureau, www.nebb.org

NECA - National Electrical Contractors Association, www.necanet.org

NELMA - Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, Inc., www.nelma.org

NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association, www.nema.org,www.nema.org

NETA - InterNational Electrical Testing Association, www.netaworld.org

NFHS - National Federation of State High School Associations, www.nfhs.org

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association, www.nfpa.org

NFSMI - National Food Service Management Institute, www.olemiss.edu/depts/nfsmi

NHLA - National Hardwood Lumber Association, www.natlhardwood.org

NLA - National Lime Association, www.lime.org

NOFMA - National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association, www.nofma.org

NRCA - National Roofing Contractors Association, www.nrca.net

NSF - NSF International, www.nsf.org

NTMA - The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc., www.ntma.com

PCA - Portland Cement Association, www.cement.org

PCI - Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute, www.pci.org

PDI - Plumbing and Drainage Institute, www.pdionline.org

PECI - Portland Energy Conservation, Inc, www.peci.org

PIMA - Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association, www.polyiso.org

PTI - Post-Tensioning Institute, www.post-tensioning.org

SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers, www.sae.org

SDI - Steel Deck Institute, www.sdi.org

SDI - Steel Door Institute, www.steeldoor.org

SJI - Steel Joist Institute, www.steeljoist.org

SMA - Screen Manufacturers Association, www.smacentral.org

SMACNA - Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association, www.smacna.org

SPIB - Southern Pine Inspection Bureau, Inc., www.spib.org

SPRI - Single Ply Roofing Institute, www.spri.org

SSINA - Specialty Steel Industry of North America, www.ssina.com

SSPC - Society for Protective Coatings, www.sspc.org

SSPMA - Sump and Sewage Pump Manufacturers Association, www.sspma.org

STI - Steel Tank Institute, www.steeltank.com

SWI - Steel Window Institute, www.steelwindows.com

TABB - The Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau of National Energy Management Institute, www.tabbcertified.org

TAPPI - TAPPI, www.tappi.org

TCNA - Tile Council of North America, Inc., www.tileusa.com

TEMA - TEMA, Inc., www.tema.org

TIA - Telecommunications Industry Association, www.tiaonline.org

TRI - Tile Roofing Institute, www.tileroofing.org

TPI - Truss Plate Institute, www.tpinst.org

TPI - Turfgrass Producers International, www.turfgrasssod.org

USGBC - U.S. Green Buildings Council, www.usgbc.org

VSI - Vinyl Siding Institute, www.vinylsiding.org

WASTEC - Waste Equipment Technology Association, www.envasns.org

WCLB - West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau, www.wclib.org

WDMA - Window and Door Manufacturers Association, www.wdma.com

WIC - Woodwork Institute [of California], www.wicnet.org

WMMPA - Wood Moulding and Millwork Producers Association, www.wmmpa.com

WRCLA - Western Red Cedar Lumber Association, www.cofi.org

WWPA - Western Wood Products Association, www.wwpa.org