ANSI Consensus Body

Purpose of the Consensus Body

The consensus body shall help to develop voluntary consensus standards for the cleaning, inspection, operation and maintenance of commercial kitchen exhaust systems for the purpose of protecting life and property from fire.

IKECA/ANSI Standards Revision Process

Please click here for an important message from IKECA ANSI’s Chairman and Vice-Chairman on how to properly submit public comments on any of IKECA’s three standards.

Consensus Body Roster

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How to Join the ANSI Consensus Body

Interest Categories: IKECA Standards Development Committee Consensus Body (CB)

  1. Cleaning Contractor – an individual who provides commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning services or is a designated representative of an organization which provides commercial kitchen exhaust cleaning services
  2. HVAC Contractor – an individual who provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services or is a designated representative of an organization which provides heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) services
  3. Fire Suppression Contractor – an individual who provides automatic fire suppression systems and services that control and extinguish fires without human intervention or is a designated representative of an organization which provides automatic fire suppression systems and services that control and extinguish fires without human intervention
  4. Food Service Industry – an individual who provides services related to making, transporting or selling prepared foods to restaurants, hospitals, schools and other commercial kitchen establishments or a designated representative of an organization which provides services related to making, transporting or selling prepared foods to restaurants, hospitals, schools and other commercial kitchen establishments.
  5. Fire Analysis Expert – an individual who provides fire investigation and analysis to the commercial kitchen industry or related industries or is a designated representative of an organization which provides fire investigation and analysis to the commercial kitchen industry or related industries
  6. Designer – an individual who designs commercial kitchen equipment or a designated representative of an organization which designs commercial kitchen equipment
  7. Manufacturer – an individual who represents a maker of commercial kitchen equipment
  8. Fire Prevention Authority – an authority having jurisdiction for fire prevention and life safety or a designated representative of an authority having jurisdiction for fire prevention and life safety
  9. Insurance – an individual who provides loss control and risk management services to an insurance carrier or broker or a designated representative of an organization which provides loss control and risk management services.
  10. Users – An individual who is an owner, operator or manager of a facility or a representative of a facilities management company