Accreditation Specification Language
Owners and specifiers may want to insert specific qualification language into their building specifications to require a certain performance level for third party Accreditation. MBMA suggests the following:
Manufacturer: The company manufacturing the products specified in this Section [shall have a minimum of [ ] year[s] experience in the manufacture of steel building systems.] The metal building systems manufacturer shall be accredited under the International Accreditation Service, "Accreditation Criteria for Inspection Programs for Manufacturers of Metal Building Systems (AC472)."