ASTM International - ASTM E1679-13(2019)

Standard Practice for Setting the Requirements for the Serviceability of a Building or Building-Related Facility, and for Determining What Serviceability is Provided or Proposed

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Organization: ASTM International
Publication Date: 1 October 2019
Status: active
Page Count: 17
ICS Code (Buildings for commerce and industry): 91.040.20
significance And Use:

4.1 This practice can be applied to the requirements for facility serviceability of many functional occupant groups, provided that an appropriate set of requirement classifications for each type... View More

scope:

1.1 This practice provides a definitive procedure for setting the level of requirements of the users (functionality) for the functional capability of a building or building-related facility.

1.2 This practice provides a definitive procedure for rating the level of functional capability (serviceability) provided by an existing building or building-related facility, or to be provided according to the design for one.

1.3 This practice provides a definitive procedure for creating or adapting a set of classifications for establishing the levels of functionality required of or the level of capability provided by a building or building-related facility.

1.4 This practice can be used for setting the profile of requirements of an occupant group in an existing building or building-related facility, or of a group planning to move and looking at new accommodations to rent, buy, or build, and it can be used to assess the suitability of their present facilities.

1.5 This practice can be used for setting the profile of requirements of an owner, facility manager, lender, or other investor.

1.6 This practice does not specify what would cause a building to be rated at a given level. That information is found in classifications for specific topics of serviceability that contain a set of rating scales.

1.7 This practice is not intended to be used for regulatory purposes.

1.8 This practice contains the following information, in the sections indicated:

  Section
 
Introduction 1
Scope 1
Referenced Documents 2
Terminology 3
Significance and Use 4
Essence of the Approach 5
Procedure for Setting the Profile of Required Functionality 6
Procedure for Setting the Profile of Functional Capability for a Building or for Building-Related Facilities 7
Rating the Plans or Proposals for a New Building or for a Remodel or Rehabilitation Project 8
Keywords 9
Rules for Setting Levels in a Scale Annex A1
Examples of Scales Appendix X1
Steps for Setting the Functional Requirement Profile Appendix X2
Steps for Setting the Facility Rating Profile Appendix X3
Examples of Bar-Chart Profiles Appendix X4
Example of Titles of Aspects, Topics and Features Appendix X5
List of Common Types of Function Appendix X6

1.9 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.

1.10 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of International Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee.

Document History

ASTM E1679-13(2019)
October 1, 2019
Standard Practice for Setting the Requirements for the Serviceability of a Building or Building-Related Facility, and for Determining What Serviceability is Provided or Proposed
1.1 This practice provides a definitive procedure for setting the level of requirements of the users (functionality) for the functional capability of a building or building-related facility....
October 1, 2013
Standard Practice for Setting the Requirements for the Serviceability of a Building or Building-Related Facility, and for Determining What Serviceability is Provided or Proposed
1.1 This practice provides a definitive procedure for setting the level of requirements of the users (functionality) for the functional capability of a building or building-related facility....
April 1, 2012
Standard Practice for Setting the Requirements for the Serviceability of a Building or Building-Related Facility
This practice can be applied to the requirements for serviceability of many functional occupant groups, provided that an appropriate set of requirement classifications for each type has been...
May 1, 2005
Standard Practice for Setting the Requirements for the Serviceability of a Building or Building-Related Facility
1.1 This practice is a definitive procedure for setting requirements for the serviceability of a building or building-related facility. 1.2 This practice is not intended to be used for regulatory...
October 10, 1999
Standard Practice for Setting the Requirements for the Serviceability of a Building or Building-Related Facility
1.1 This practice is a definitive procedure for setting requirements for the serviceability of a building or building-related facility. 1.2 This practice is not intended to be used for regulatory...
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