Codes & Standards

IAPMO, ASTM International Sign MOC for Asia-Based Standards Activity

July 9, 2020

Global standards organizations ASTM International and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) have signed a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) to promote collaboration in initiatives that advance public health and safety. The MOC relates directly to water sanitation […]

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FGI Invites the Public to Comment on Draft 2022 Guidelines

July 3, 2020

The Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) invites users of the FGI Guidelines for Design and Construction to comment on revisions and additions featured in its draft 2022 documents. Input from Guidelines users is a crucial step in revising the Guidelines documents, which provide minimum standards for design […]

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IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2024 UPC, UMC

June 30, 2020

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), publisher of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC), is calling for formal code proposals toward the development of the 2024 editions of these American National Standard designated model codes. The […]

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Public Review Drafts for Green Building Standard Are Available for Comment

June 30, 2020

ASHRAE has announced that the following public review drafts are available for review and comment online at until July 26, 2020. 2nd Public Review ISC of BSR/ASHRAE/ICC/USGBC/IES Addendum aq to ANSI/ASHRAE/ICC/USGBC/IES Standard 189.1-2017, Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings […]

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ICC and RESNET Water Rating Index Standard Approved by ANSI

June 29, 2020

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced that it has approved the RESNET/ICC Standard 850-2020. This new ANSI standard sets the technical specifications for the inspection, testing, and labeling of a home’s water efficiency. Development of this standard was […]

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NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 Testing and Certification Now Available in India

June 26, 2020

IAPMO India is pleased to announce it is now offering one-stop testing and certification services to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61: Drinking Water System Components – Health Effects to manufacturers seeking to market their products in the United States and Canada. The NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 standard […]

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New API Creates Greater Accuracy and Efficiency for the Construction Industry

June 25, 2020

The Construction Specifications Institute (CSI) has unveiled CROSSWALK, the first agile API that integrates fundamental construction industry organizational standards. This breakthrough technology connects CSI’s MasterFormat®, UniFormat®, and OmniClass® for the first time and accelerates the communication cycle from designers to specifiers to […]

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IAPMO, Special Pathogens Laboratory to Offer ASSE 12080 Training Program

June 24, 2020

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), in conjunction with Special Pathogens Laboratory (SPL), is offering an ASSE 12080 Legionella Water Safety and Management Specialist Certification Training program on August 17-19. SPL President Janet Stout, Ph.D., a clinical and environmental biologist […]

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ICC Releases Draft Revisions of Solar Thermal Standards for Public Comment

June 19, 2020

The International Code Council and the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC) announce the release of the first public review drafts of the ICC 901/SRCC 100 and ICC 900/SRCC 300 standards for solar thermal collectors and systems. The standards are […]

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DOE Issues RFI About Energy Conservation Standards for Commercial Prerinse Spray Valves

June 18, 2020

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Federal Register notice to determine whether any new or amended standards would satisfy the relevant requirements of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA) for a new or amended energy conservation […]

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