National Air Filtration Association (NAFA). NAFA members include all aspects of the air filter industry including HVAC service companies and indoor air quality professionals. Our relationship with NAFA and its members allows us to share ideas and best practices nationwide ensuring the operational and IAQ requirements of your unique facility are met.
The National Air Filtration Association (NAFA) is a dynamic, non-profit trade association. NAFA members include air filter and component manufacturers, sales and service companies, and HVAC and indoor air quality professionals across the United States and in several foreign countries. NAFA is comprised of individuals and companies engaged in the sale, service and manufacture of the air filtration products. The association has five classifications of membership.
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.
In 2012, as part of a rebranding, ASHRAE began doing business as “ASHRAE” vs. using its full legal name of the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Use of ASHRAE reflects the Society’s worldwide membership and that services will continue evolving globally.
Mission: To advance the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world.
Vision: ASHRAE will be the global leader, the foremost source of technical and educational information, and the primary provider of opportunity for professional growth in the arts and sciences of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigerating.
Independent, non-governmental international organization comprised of 162 national standards bodies. Through its members, it brings together experts sharing knowledge and developing voluntary, consensus-based, market relevant International Standards that support innovation and provide solutions to global challenges International Standards give world-class specifications for products, services & systems, ensuring quality, safety & efficiency. ISO has published 21790 International Standards and related documents, covering almost every industry, from technology, to food safety, to agriculture and healthcare. ISO International Standards impact everyone, everywhere.
The goal of WHO is to build a better, healthier future for people all over the world. Working through offices in more than 150 countries, WHO staff work side by side with governments and other partners to ensure the highest attainable level of health for all people.
WHO strives to combat diseases – infectious diseases like influenza and HIV and noncommunicable ones like cancer and heart disease. WHO helps mothers and children survive and thrive so they can look forward to a healthy old age & ensure the safety of the air people breathe, the food they eat, the water they drink – and the medicines and vaccines they need.
California Association of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors, National Association (CAL SMACNA) is a non-profit statewide trade association representing over 600 sheet metal and air conditioning contractors who employ more than 25,000 union employees and administrative personnel throughout California. These contractors perform commercial and residential heating, ventilating, and air conditioning; architectural and industrial sheet metal; as well as stainless steel kitchen equipment, manufacturing, testing and balancing, siding and decking. Their range of work is from public works to private commercial and residential projects.
The Food and Drug Administration is responsible for protecting the public health by ensuring the safety, efficacy, and security of human and veterinary drugs, biological products, and medical devices; and by ensuring the safety of our nation’s food supply, cosmetics, and products that emit radiation.
FDA also has responsibility for regulating the manufacturing, marketing, and distribution of tobacco products to protect the public health and to reduce tobacco use by minors.
FDA is responsible for advancing the public health by helping to speed innovations that make medical products more effective, safer, and more affordable and by helping the public get the accurate, science-based information they need to use medical products and foods to maintain and improve their health.
FDA also plays a significant role in the Nation’s counterterrorism capability. FDA fulfills this responsibility by ensuring the security of the food supply and by fostering development of medical products to respond to deliberate and naturally emerging public health threats.
The Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) is a professional membership organization serving all professionals working in the built environment. We bring together professionals who ensure the optimal operation of high-rise commercial real estate, industrial plants, campuses of higher education, medical centers and (classified / non-classified) government facilities around the world. Established in 1915, AFE remains the leading technical education and credentialing resource for facilities management professionals. Each day we work to advance our mission to provide tools and resources to enhance the expertise and broaden the connections of facility management professionals worldwide.
Just as in social science, for AFE the term built environment refers to the surroundings people construct to provide settings for human activity and interaction, ranging in scale from buildings to parks and can often include their supporting infrastructure such as water supply and energy networks.
The mission of EPA is to protect human health and the environment.
Americans have clean air, land and water; Strives to reduce environmental risks are based on the best available scientific information;
Federal laws protecting human health and the environment are administered and enforced fairly & effectively
All parts of society–communities, individuals, businesses, and state, local and tribal governments–have access
to accurate information sufficient to effectively participate in managing human health and environmental risks.