Codes & Standards

Deadline to Submit Proposed Changes to the 2024 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) Is March 1

January 24, 2022
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To facilitate the development of an updated National Standard Plumbing Code — Illustrated (NSPC), the IAPMO NSPC Committee requests proposed changes to the 2021 NSPC. All proposals are due by March 1, 2022. […]

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Case Study: The Uniform Plumbing Code Plays Well with Others in Idaho

January 19, 2022
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The State of Idaho adopts codes from various code-writing organizations to protect its citizens. It is comforting to know that IAPMO’s Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) correlates well with the other adopted […]

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International Code Council and NREL Join Forces to Support Clean Energy Technologies

January 11, 2022
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The International Code Council and the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) have combined efforts to assess the code compliance of the permitting specifications for clean energy technologies […]

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CSA Group and Underwriters Laboratories Sign a Standards Memorandum of Understanding

January 10, 2022
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Global standards development organizations (SDOs) CSA Group and Underwriters Laboratories are pleased to announce the signing of a collaborative memorandum of understanding (MOU). The memorandum expresses the intention of CSA […]

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NSF Shanghai Testing Co. Ltd. Now Offers Testing for NSF/ANSI/CAN 60 and 61 Standards

January 3, 2022
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NSF Shanghai Testing Co. Ltd., an NSF International company, now offers manufacturers initial testing options under the NSF/ANSI/CAN 60 and 61 standards at their Shanghai lab. These standards address the […]

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IAPMO Seeks Input on the Development of IAPMO Z124.10 as Canadian National Standard

December 24, 2021
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The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking Canadian input in the development of IAPMO Z124.10: Water Closet and Urinal Partitions, as a National Standard of Canada. […]

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ARCSA/ASPE Stormwater Harvesting System Design Standard Is Available for Public Review

December 24, 2021
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The Working Group responsible for developing ARCSA/ASPE 78: Stormwater Harvesting System Design for Direct End-Use Applications has completed their review of the 2015 version of the standard, and the revision […]

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Lincoln, Nebraska, Adopts the 2018 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®)

December 20, 2021
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Nebraska’s second most populous city, Lincoln, has chosen to maintain the highest level of health and safety standards available for plumbing by formally adopting the 2018 edition of the Uniform Plumbing […]

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Building Safety Month 2022 Theme Is Announced: Safety for All: Codes in Action

December 10, 2021
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The theme for the International Code Council’s 42nd annual Building Safety Month is “Safety for All: Codes in Action.” The Code Council’s Building Safety Month will take place in the […]

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ICC and Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources Partner to Create Tailored Building Energy Code for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

December 10, 2021
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The International Code Council and ASHRAE have combined efforts to assist the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER) in the publication of a base and stretch code entitled 2020 Massachusetts Energy […]

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