Association for Data Center Professionals (AFCOM)

AFCOM is a leading association for data center professionals, providing support for the management of data centers around the world. AFCOM was established in 1981 with the goal of offering data center managers the latest information and technology through annual conferences, published magazines, research and hotline services, industry alliances and more.

Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE)

The Association for Facilities Engineering provides education, certification, technical information and other relevant resources for plant and facility engineering, operations and maintenance professionals worldwide. AFE also publishes the Facilities Engineering Journal, as well as provides online training and professional development resources.

Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA)

“The mission of the Building Owners and Managers Association International is to enhance the human, intellectual and physical assets of the commercial real estate industry through advocacy, education, research, standards and information.”

Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA)

The Fire Suppression Systems Association (FSSA) is an organization of manufacturers, suppliers and designer-installers. The organization is dedicated to providing a higher level of fire protection and all members are specialists in protecting high-value special hazard areas from fire.

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

The IEEE, a non-profit organization, is the world’s leading professional association for the advancement of technology. Through its global membership, the IEEE is a leading authority on areas ranging from aerospace systems, computers and telecommunications to biomedical engineering, electric power and consumer electronics among others.

International Facility Management Association

IFMA was established in 1980 as a not-for-profit association dedicated to promoting excellence in the management of facilities. Globally, IFMA spots trends, conducts research, provides educational programs, and assists corporate and organizational facility managers in developing strategies to manage human, facility and real estate resources.

National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)

The mission of the international non-profit NFPA is to reduce the worldwide burden of fire and other hazards on the quality of life by providing and advocating consensus codes and standards, research, training, and education. NFPA membership totals more than 79,000 individuals from around the world and more than 80 national trade and professional organizations.

7×24 Exchange

7×24 Exchange is the leading knowledge exchange for those who design, build, use and maintain mission-critical enterprise information infrastructures, 7×24 Exchange’s goal is to improve end-to-end reliability by promoting dialogue among these groups. 24/7 Technology follows IEEE guidelines for vented and valve-regulated lead acid batteries as listed below: IEEE Std 450 – Recommended Practice for maintenance, testing and replacement of vented lead acid batteries IEEE Std 484 – Recommended Practice for installation and design of vented lead acid batteries IEEE Std 1188 – Recommended practice for maintenance testing and replacement of valve-regulated lead acid (VRLA) storage batteries IEEE Std 1187 – Recommended practice for installation and design of valve-regulated lead acid (VRLA) storage batteries.

The Joint Commission

The Joint Commission (TJC), formerly JCAHO, is a United States-based non-profit tax-exempt 501(c) organization[1] that accredits more than 20,000 health care organizations and programs in the United States.[2] A majority of state governments recognize Joint Commission accreditation as a condition of licensure and the receipt of Medicaid reimbursement. JCAHO EC.7.20 for Testing And Maintaining Emergency Power Supply Systems Section details your requirements