Building Codes Assistance Project is dedicated to assisting states in the development and implementation of statewide building energy codes. BCAP was established in 1994, as a joint initiative of the Alliance to Save Energy, the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy, and the Natural Resources Defense Council. BCAP is funded through grants from the Department of Energy and the Energy Foundation.
Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) is an individual membership technical society that provides technical information and products, continuing education, professional conferences, and product shows to enhance communication among all disciplines of nonresidential building design and construction. CSI has developed "MasterFormat", which is the most widely used format in the U.S. for nonresidential building specifications.