Codes & Standards

IAPMO Seeks Technical Correlating Committee Members

March 14, 2022

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers to participate on the Technical Correlating Committee (TCC) working toward the correlation of the 2024 editions of the Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, […]


ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 27000-2022 for Hybrid Fire Extinguishing Systems Personnel Now Available

March 2, 2022

The new ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 27000-2022: Professional Qualifications Standard for Hybrid Fire Extinguishing Systems Personnel has been designated as an American National Standard by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is […]


Submission Deadline Extended to April 1 for Proposed Changes to the 2024 NSPC

February 28, 2022

The National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) Committee has extended the deadline to submit proposed changes to the 2024 NSPC to April 1. Proposals accepted by the technical committee will appear in the 2024 NSPC. The NSPC uses […]


ICC Creates a New International Green Construction Code Certification

February 21, 2022

The International Code Council, with sponsorship from ASHRAE, the leading global HVAC&R membership society, is pleased to announce the release of a new International Green Construction Code (IgCC) certification, Commercial […]


ASTM Committee Working to Reinstate Desalination Standard

February 17, 2022

ASTM International’s water committee (D19) is working to reinstate a standard used in the desalination (the removal of salts and other materials) of seawater. The proposed standard (WK80178) will replace […]


New ASTM Water Standard Will Help Detect Legionnaires’ Disease Bacteria

February 4, 2022

ASTM International’s water committee (D19) has approved a new standard that provides an easy and accurate culture method for detecting Legionella pneumophila, the primary bacteria responsible for Legionnaires’ disease. It is […]


IAPMO Seeks Technical Subcommittee Members for Development of Canadian National Standard IAPMO Z1106

February 2, 2022

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers with technical background in plumbing systems and specific knowledge of tileable shower receptors and shower kits—such as jurisdictional […]


Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing Seeks Input on Proposed Changes to Ontario Building Code

January 31, 2022

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has launched the second phase of public consultations on proposed changes for the next edition of Ontario’s Building Code. Ontario’s Building Code is […]


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

January 24, 2022

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. […]


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

January 19, 2022

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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