The publications and resources listed in this section are produced in accordance with the Institute's mission to serve the public interest by promoting a more rational regulatory environment for the building community, by facilitating the introduction of new and innovative technology, and disseminating nationally recognized technical information. The recommendations found in many of these documents are often arrived at through a consensus of broad-based building interests serving on Institute project committees.
Publications and reports for purchase are listed in the following categories:
The following two asbestos documents are available for free download from the WBDG Whole Building Design Guide:
- Asbestos Abatement & Management in Buildings, Model Guide Specifications, 3rd Edition: This technical guidance document provides authoritative advice and guidance in the design and execution of abatement of asbestos-containing materials (ACM). It serves as a tool for design professionals, contractors, building owners and others maintaining and repairing, enclosing, encapsulating or removing ACM. (1996)
- Guidance Manual, Asbestos Operations & Maintenance Work Practices, 2nd Edition:
This technical procedures manual provides detailed guidance to building
owners, asbestos program managers, and operations and maintenance
(O&M) workers for managing asbestos-containing materials (ACM) in
buildings. It presents guidance for a
range of common operations and maintenance procedures, which enables
owners to efficiently meet applicable regulations and the desired levels
of protection in varying building conditions. (1996)
The Institute has a series of 2-page fact sheets providing more information on each of the organization's councils, projects and programs. All are available as Adobe Acrobat PDFs .
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Reports & Guidelines
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