Codes & Standards

IAPMO Seeks Technical Correlating Committee Members

March 11, 2020

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is seeking volunteers to participate on the Technical Correlating Committee (TCC) to work toward the correlation of the 2024 editions of […]


2020 NFPA Standards Directory Is Available for Free Download

March 6, 2020

The 2020 NFPA Standards Directory is now available for download. The directory contains standards development information, including: An overview of the standards development process; The Regulations Governing the Development of NFPA […]


ASSE International Publishes Three Revised Product Performance Standards

March 3, 2020

ASSE 1014-2020, Performance Requirements for Backflow Prevention Devices for Hand-held Showers, ASSE 1020-2020, Performance Requirements for Pressure Vacuum Breaker Assemblies, and ASSE 1069-2020, Performance Requirements for Automatic Temperature Control Mixing Valves, have been […]


IAPMO Issues TIA UPC-002-18 and Petition No. 02-21

February 28, 2020

The IAPMO Board of Directors has issued one Tentative Interim Amendment and granted one petition affecting the 2018 and 2021 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), respectively. TIA UPC-002-18 […]


MSS Publishes Two New Revised Standards

February 28, 2020

The Manufacturers Standardization Society (MSS) of the Valve and Fittings Industry has announced that SP-136-2020: Ductile Iron Swing Check Valves and SP-45-2020: Drain and Bypass Connections have been revised and […]


Underwriters Laboratories Authorized as SDO in Mexico

February 27, 2020

Underwriters Laboratories received official notification by the Dirección General de Normas (DGN) of the Ministry of Economy in Mexico that it has been granted  authorization to develop standards for Mexico. […]


2021 IPC and IMC Are Now Available

February 11, 2020

The International Code Council has announced the release of its 2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC) and International Mechanical Code (IMC). Building codes play a significant role in maintaining safe and […]


Drinking Water Treatment Units Must Meet Stricter Requirements for Lead Reduction Certification

February 7, 2020

The joint committee governing the American National Standards for drinking water treatment units recently lowered the maximum allowable concentration of lead in treated drinking water to 5 parts per billion. […]


ICC Announces Call for Presenters

February 6, 2020

The International Code Council (ICC) is looking for industry professionals who want to share their expertise at the 2020 ICC Annual Business Meeting Education Program and the Building Safety & […]


New York Updates Building and Energy Codes

February 4, 2020

The New York State Fire Prevention and Building Code Council has announced rules that amend and update the New York State Uniform Fire Prevention and Building Code and the State […]

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