Approved Product News
Stay current on the latest property conservation news with Approved Product News, a downloadable periodical highlighting recent developments within FM Approvals, as well as information on other FM Approvals-related products and topics.
Volume 29, Issue 1: 2013
This issue of Approved Product News includes a cover story on the new developments in venting systems, which include explosion research and updated standards. Also read about FM Approvals' seminar on employing electrical equipment in hazardous locations, how a formalized mentoring program for engineers has been successful in producing better, more well-rounded professionals, and how a joint partnership with a roofing organization has yielded important new standards for the industry. Read all this and more in the latest issue of Approved Product News.
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» Volume 28, Issue 2: 2012
Read about the European Union's new Construction Products Regulation, as well as FM Approvals' sophisticated new testing procedure for wall panels, a brand new standard for off-road vehicle protection systems, and an acclaimed hail damage test method, the only consensus testing available.
» Volume 28, Issue 1: 2012
Read about the new strategic partnership with the Association of State Floodplain Managers (ASFPM) to establish the first national testing and certification program for flood barrier products in the U.S. and learn about the latest Approval Standards for plastics and land-mobile radios.
» Volume 27, Issue 2: 2011
Recieve an in-depth look at Europe’s new Construction Products Regulation (CPR), a new slate of standards designed to simplify the framework of marketing construction products. Readers can also learn about the new Assessment Standard for Proportioning Testing for foam systems, as well as the first certified manufacturer of heat resistant fabrics and covers in China.
» Volume 27, Issue 1: 2011
Read more about the Approvals Information Management system, a story on the new "green" tagging information in the online Approval Guide, and an update on the revisions to California’s ANSI/FM 4950 standard.
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