Codes & Standards

IAPMO Seeks Committee Members to Develop Standard for Hydronic Heat Transfer Fluid Treatment

April 2, 2020

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers with technical background in hydronic systems and specific knowledge of heat transfer fluid treatment — such as jurisdictional authorities, testing lab, and educational facility representatives, as well as HVAC experts — to participate on the Hydronic […]

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IAPMO Publishes 2021 Editions of the UPC and UMC

March 31, 2020

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has published the 2021 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code® (UPC) and Uniform Mechanical Code® (UMC) in both hard-copy and electronic versions, completing a three-year consensus development cycle accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). Significant […]

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CSA Group Offers Free Access to Standards

March 31, 2020

In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) has made a selection of relevant standards available for no-fee view access through the online platform CSA Communities. They include: Z1600-17, Emergency and continuity management program CAN/CSA-Z94.4-18, Selection, use, and […]

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IAPMO Seeks Volunteers to Develop New Standard for Plumbing Pipe Rehabilitation

March 30, 2020

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers with technical background in plumbing systems and specific knowledge of plumbing pipe lining and rehabilitation systems — such as jurisdictional authorities, testing lab, and educational facility representatives, as […]

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ANSI Opens Nominations for 2020 Leadership and Service Awards

March 26, 2020

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for its 2020 Leadership and Service Awards. ANSI will present the awards on Wednesday, October 21, 2020, at The Fairmont Washington,Washington, DC, during World Standards Week 2020. Nominations for all awards […]

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Addendums to Green Building Standard Are Available for Public Review

March 25, 2020

The following public review drafts for addendums to ANSI/ASHRAE/ICC/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2017: Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings are now available for review and comment online at osr.ashrae.org. The 30-day public review runs until April […]

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New ANSI Video Explains Sanitation Standards in Two Minutes

March 24, 2020

In support of United Nations initiative World Water Day on March 22, the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has released a new animated video—available in French and Mandarin—that demonstrates how international standards ISO 30500 and ISO 24521 can help improve global sanitation. ANSI proudly highlights how these International Organization […]

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Canada Green Building Council Updates Zero Carbon Building Standard

March 19, 2020

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is zeroing in on carbon reduction with updates to its Zero Carbon Building (ZCB) Standard. Version 2 is designed to accelerate adoption of zero carbon building practices—and help Canada meet its climate targets while […]

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ICC Seeks Code Committee Members

March 19, 2020

The International Code Council is taking applications for volunteers to serve on the following committees for the January 1, 2021 – December 31, 2023 term: 2021/2022 Code Committees 2021/2022/2023 Code Interpretation Committees 2021/2022/2023 Code Correlation Committee There are currently 17 […]

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2020 Indiana Residential Code Is Now Available

March 17, 2020

The International Code Council has announced the availability of the 2020 Indiana Residential Code, which strengthens building provisions for safety, energy efficiency, and resiliency in residential buildings throughout the state. Indiana’s action to update the code highlights its commitment to […]

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