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.,

AABC - Associated Air Balance Council,

AAMA - American Architectural Manufacturers Association,

AASHTO - American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials,

AATCC - American Association of Textile Chemists & Colorists,

ABMA - American Bearing Manufacturers Association, Inc.,

ACGIH - American Council of Governmental Industrial Hygienists,

ACI - American Concrete Institute International,

ACPA - American Concrete Pipe Association,

ADC - Air Diffusion Council,

AFPA - American Forest and Paper Association,

AGC - Associated General Contractors of America,

AHAM - Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers,

AI - The Asphalt Institute,

AIA - American Institute of Architects,

AIHA - American Industrial Hygiene Association,

AISC - American Institute of Steel Construction, Inc.,

AISI - American Iron and Steel Institute,

AITC - American Institute of Timber Construction,

AMCA - Air Movement and Control Association International, Inc.,

ANSI - American National Standards Institute,,

AOSA - Association of Official Seed Analysts,

APA - APA - The Engineered Wood Association,

API - American Petroleum Institute,,

ARI - Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration Institute,

ASCE - American Society of Civil Engineers,

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

ASME - The American Society of Mechanical Engineers,

ASSE - American Society of Sanitary Engineering,

ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials,

AWCI - Association of the Wall and Ceiling Industries International,

AWI - Architectural Woodwork Institute,

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,

AWS - American Welding Society,

AWWA - American Water Works Association,

BHMA - Builders Hardware Manufacturers Association,

BIA - Brick Industry Association,

BIFMA - BIFMA International,

BOMA - Building Owners and Managers Association,

CDA - Copper Development Association, Inc.,

CEA - Consumer Electronics Association,

CGA - Canadian Gas Association,

CGA - Compressed Gas Association,

CISCA - Ceilings & Interior Systems Construction Association,

CISPI - Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute,

CLFMI - Chain Link Fence Manufacturers Institute,

CPA - Composite Panel Association,

CRA - California Redwood Association,

CRI - Carpet and Rug Institute,

CRSI - Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute,

CSA - CSA International,

CTI - Cooling Technology Institute,

DASMA - Door & Access Systems Manufacturers' Association, International,

DBIA - Design Build Institute of America,

DHI - Door and Hardware Institute,

EIMA - EIFS Industry Members Association,

EJCDC - Engineers' Joint Contract Documents Committee,

EJMA - Expansion Joint Manufacturers Association,

ESD - Electro Static Discharge Association,

FRSA - Florida Roofing, Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors Association,

GA - Gypsum Association,

GANA - Glass Association of North America,

GRI - Geosynthetic Research Institute,

GS - Green Seal,

HPVA - Hardwood Plywood & Veneer Association,

IBR - Institute of Boiler and Radiator Manufacturers (Formerly The Hydronics Institute),

ICC-ES - ICC Evaluation Service, Inc.,

ICPA - International Cast Polymer Alliance of the Composites Fabricators Association,

ICRI - International Concrete Repair Institute,

IEC - International Electrotechnical Commission,

IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers,,

IESNA - Illuminating Engineering Society of North America,

IGMA - Insulating Glass Manufacturers Alliance,

IIAR - International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration,

ILI - Indiana Limestone Institute of America, Inc.,

ISO - International Standards Organization,

IWCA - International Window Cleaning Association,

KCMA - Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association,

LGSEA - Light Gage Steel Engineers Association,

LMA - Laminating Materials Association,

LPI - Lightning Protection Institute,

MBMA - Metal Building Manufacturers Association,

MFMA - Maple Flooring Manufacturers Association,

MIA - Marble Institute of America, Inc.,

MICA - Midwest Insulation Contractors Association,

MPI - Master Painters Institute,

MSS - Manufacturers Standardization Society of the Valve and Fittings Industry, Inc.,

NAAMM - The National Association of Architectural Metal Manufacturers,

NACE - NACE International,

NAIMA - North American Insulation Manufacturers Association,

NBGQA - National Building Granite Quarries Association, Inc.,

NCAA - National Collegiate Athletic Association,

NCMA - National Concrete Masonry Association,

NCRP - National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements,

NEBB - National Environmental Balancing Bureau,

NECA - National Electrical Contractors Association,

NELMA - Northeastern Lumber Manufacturers Association, Inc.,

NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association,,

NETA - InterNational Electrical Testing Association,

NFHS - National Federation of State High School Associations,

NFPA - National Fire Protection Association,

NFSMI - National Food Service Management Institute,

NHLA - National Hardwood Lumber Association,

NLA - National Lime Association,

NOFMA - National Oak Flooring Manufacturers Association,

NRCA - National Roofing Contractors Association,

NSF - NSF International,

NTMA - The National Terrazzo and Mosaic Association, Inc.,

PCA - Portland Cement Association,

PCI - Precast/Prestressed Concrete Institute,

PDI - Plumbing and Drainage Institute,

PECI - Portland Energy Conservation, Inc,

PIMA - Polyisocyanurate Insulation Manufacturers Association,

PTI - Post-Tensioning Institute,

SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers,

SDI - Steel Deck Institute,

SDI - Steel Door Institute,

SJI - Steel Joist Institute,

SMA - Screen Manufacturers Association,

SMACNA - Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association,

SPIB - Southern Pine Inspection Bureau, Inc.,

SPRI - Single Ply Roofing Institute,

SSINA - Specialty Steel Industry of North America,

SSPC - Society for Protective Coatings,

SSPMA - Sump and Sewage Pump Manufacturers Association,

STI - Steel Tank Institute,

SWI - Steel Window Institute,

TABB - The Testing, Adjusting, and Balancing Bureau of National Energy Management Institute,


TCNA - Tile Council of North America, Inc.,

TEMA - TEMA, Inc.,

TIA - Telecommunications Industry Association,

TRI - Tile Roofing Institute,

TPI - Truss Plate Institute,

TPI - Turfgrass Producers International,

USGBC - U.S. Green Buildings Council,

VSI - Vinyl Siding Institute,

WASTEC - Waste Equipment Technology Association,

WCLB - West Coast Lumber Inspection Bureau,

WDMA - Window and Door Manufacturers Association,

WIC - Woodwork Institute [of California],

WMMPA - Wood Moulding and Millwork Producers Association,

WRCLA - Western Red Cedar Lumber Association,

WWPA - Western Wood Products Association,