February 26, 2007
As with all standards, the inspection and construction industry's are ranked
by how widely they are accepted (popularity). Alexa.com at www.alexa.com
(an Amazon.com company) provided the following traffic ranking data for the most
popular inspection and construction standards organizations in the world. The
lower the number rank the higher the popularity.
Top 10 world inspection and construction standards organizations.
#1: U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (www.hud.gov
#2: International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (www.nachi.org
#3: U.S. Federal Emergency Management Association (www.fema.org
#4: International Organization for Standardization (www.iso.org
#5: American National Standards Institute (www.ansi.org
#7: National Fire Protection Association, publishers of the National Electric
#10 U.S. Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (www.ada.gov
): 544, 167.