Verification that approved manufacturers meet requirements as described in Chapter 17 of the IBC.
The benchmark for companies that design and manufacture engineered metal building systems.
Provides a level of confidence that buildings will be designed and manufactured according to code and specifications.
Recognized by the Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA) and International Code Council (ICC).
IAS accredits the inspection programs of companies that design and fabricate custom engineered metal building systems. The accreditation is based on requirements in IAS Accreditation Criteria AC472, International Building Code® and related standards. The accreditation criteria covers inspections of metal building system elements that are essential for designing, specifying, building or approving metal building systems.
For over 60 years the MBMA and its manufacturing members have worked together as partners to further its mission: to conduct research, to help advance building codes and standards, and to educate the construction community. MBMA provides leadership, research, and education that increase the prominence and usage of metal building systems as the premier solution for performance, aesthetics, and sustainability in building construction.
UL Standards encompass UL’s extensive safety research and scientific expertise. With over a century of experience in the development of more than 1,500 Standards, UL is an accredited standards developer in the US and Canada. In extending its global public safety mission, UL Standards partners with national standards bodies in countries around the world to build a safer, more sustainable world.
When products are FM Approved, you know that they conform to the highest standards of quality, technical integrity and performance. FM Approvals has been a trusted source of property loss prevention product evaluation for more than a century. The organizations below either provide accreditation or recognize FM Approvals as a testing laboratory, certification agency, standards development organization or other designation.
The Texas Department of Insurance supports a transparent contracting process and level playing field for all vendors. The information contained in their Contract Management Guide and Handbook reflects the procurement policies, procedures, and practices of the Texas Department of Insurance (TDI). The contract management guide assists TDI in assuring maximum contract performance. It also establishes consistent contracting policies and practices to be followed by the Agency and vendors.