Clearly defines term “shall” that is used in standard language. This definition is included in proposed RESNET consensus standard PDS 301-01.

The amendment if adopted will go into effect thirty days after adoption by the RESNET Board of Directors.

The amendment is undergoing an ANSI compliant public review and comment process. Interested parties are encouraged to comment on the proposed amendment. Public comments on the proposed amendment will be accepted until Monday, September 24, 2012.

To submit your comments click on RESNET Amendment Comment Online Form. Comments are posted real time and you will be able to review comments that were submitted by clicking on Comments Submitted on Definition of Shall.

To download the amendment, click on Proposed Definition of Shall Amendment. Only comments made through the online system will be accepted.

After the comment period, the appropriate RESNET committee will consider and document each of the comments submitted and make appropriate changes. The revised proposed amendments then will be submitted to the RESNET Standards Committee who will review the public comment process then recommend to the RESNET Board for adoption.