Work Item
ASTM WK80542

Revision of E1694-95a(2018) Standard Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Special Facilities and Technologies

Rationale

E1694-95A(2018) – “Standard Classification for Serviceability of an Office Facility for Special Facilities and Technologies” is one of a group of ASTM standard classifications that together constitute a method for determining user requirements and associated building serviceability. This serviceability standard focuses on an office’s use of communication technology. The serviceability standards were originally issued in 1995 are in need of updating because of the ways that office buildings are used, office technology, furnishings and other equipment have evolved. Furthermore, users of buildings now give greater importance to communication technology than was typical upon its original issue resulting in additional user requirements and new building features to satisfy them. There have also been lessons learned from applying this standard resulting in adjustments to the parsing of details in the scales and its graphical presentation to users that improve effectiveness and economy that need to be incorporated into the standard classifications at the same time; specifically the updating of communication technology, its use, and need for security of operation. E1694-95A needs to be updated as part of keeping the entire group of standard classifications relevant and useable as well as consolidated to eliminate repetition and simplify access to information.

Details

Developed by Subcommittee: E06.25

Committee: E06

Staff Manager: Stephen Mawn

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-17-2022

Technical Contact: James Bechard

Item: 002

Ballot: E06.25 (22-01)

Status: Item Going To Next Ballot Level