Codes & Standards

Non-Sewered Sanitation Systems Standard Is Published as an Identical National Adoption Standard

December 5, 2019

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has published ANSI/CAN/IAPMO/ISO 30500:2019, Non-Sewered Sanitation Systems — Prefabricated Integrated Treatment Units — General Safety and Performance Requirements for Design and Testing as an identical National Adoption Standard for both the United […]

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ANSI Announces Dates for World Standards Week 2020

December 2, 2019

Save the Date: The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced dates for World Standards Week 2020, which will be held October 19–23 in Washington, DC. ANSI’s World Standards Week (WSW) is the standardization community’s premier annual gathering, with multiple conferences, committee meetings, and special […]

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Applications Are Being Accepted for the 2024 UPC and UMC Technical Committees

November 20, 2019

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers to participate on two technical committees working toward the development of the 2024 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC). The deadline to […]

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New IAPMO Codes Mobile App Is Now Available

November 18, 2019

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Codes app is now available for download, giving users constant access to their purchased code books on their mobile devices even when they are offline. The free IAPMO Codes app also […]

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Revision to NSF/ANSI 55 Allows UV-LED Technology to Treat Microorganisms

November 14, 2019

NSF International publishes new criteria for UV technology and test methods as part of NSF/ANSI 55: the American National Standard for ultraviolet microbiological water treatment systems The joint committee of experts that maintains an NSF International drinking water treatment standard […]

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ASHRAE Releases Updated Versions of Standards 62.1 and 62.2

November 8, 2019

ASHRAE has released updated editions of its standards for ventilation system design and acceptable indoor air quality (IAQ). ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 62.1-2019, Ventilation for Acceptable Indoor Air Quality, specifies minimum ventilation rates and other measures for new and existing buildings that are […]

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Public Review of Canadian Building Codes Is Open Until December 23

October 22, 2019

The Canadian Commission on Building and Fire Codes (CCBFC) invites your organization and its members to take part in the fall 2019 public review from October 22 to December 23, 2019. The purpose of the public review is to provide users of […]

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U.S. EPA Introduces New Regulations on Lead and Copper in Drinking Water

October 10, 2019

The EPA’s proposed revisions to the Lead and Copper Rule do not change the existing lead action level of 15 ppb, but they do include a new lead trigger level of 10 ppb to enable water systems to react more quickly by […]

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IAPMO Solicits Public Comments for 2021 Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal, Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Codes

October 10, 2019

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®), publisher of the Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code (USHGC) and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC), is calling for public comments on the 2019 Report on Proposals […]

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ASPE Joins ASHRAE and NSF to Develop Standard on Managing Disease Risk in Building Water Systems

August 10, 2019

NSF International recently transferred facilitation of NSF Standard 444: Minimizing Risk of Disease and Injury Associated with Building Water Systems to ASHRAE to complete the standard development process and publish it as ASHRAE Standard 514. The committee will use NSF […]

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