IAPMO Applauds Introduction of Federal Water-Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Legislation

August 17, 2023

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) voices its support for the Water-Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Act of 2023, legislation introduced by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and U.S. Rep. […]


PHCC Legislative Conference Brings Expertise to Capitol Hill

June 2, 2023

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association (PHCC) welcomed PHCC members, chapter executives, and corporate partners to Washington, D.C. for the PHCC Legislative Conference on May 16–17 to meet with lawmakers and educate […]


Illinois Legislature Passes Bill to Create Statewide Minimum Standard for Structural Design

May 16, 2023

Both Illinois Chambers have now passed by overwhelming bipartisan margins SB2368, which requires that all jurisdictions in the state adopt the International Building Code® (IBC), International Residential Code® (IRC), and International Existing Building […]


AWWA Fly-In Delegates Take Water Matters to Congress

March 24, 2023

More than 140 water leaders from throughout the United States gathered in Washington, D.C., to advocate for smart water policy to members of Congress at the 21st American Water Works […]


WQA Applauds the Reintroduction of the Healthy H2O Act

March 22, 2023

The Water Quality Association welcomes the bipartisan introduction of the Healthy Drinking Water Affordability Act into the 118th Congress by U.S. Sens. Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) and Susan Collins (R-ME). The […]


Introduction of Copyright Protection Legislation Draws Continued Support from ASHRAE

March 17, 2023

ASHRAE, along with other nonprofit standards development organizations (SDOs), has announced continued endorsement of bipartisan legislation introduced in the U.S. Senate to protect the copyrights of standards. March 16, Senators […]


PMI Applauds Passage of INFORM Consumers Act in 2023 Omnibus Spending Package

January 6, 2023

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) CEO and Executive Director Kerry Stackpole applauded the passage of the Integrity, Notification, and Fairness in Online Retail Marketplaces (INFORM) Consumers Act as part of the Fiscal […]


DOE Provides Assistance Supporting Resilient and Efficient Building Energy Codes

December 19, 2022

The Biden-Harris Administration, through the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has announced $45 million in competitive grants to help states and partnering organizations implement updated building energy codes and lower […]


Maryland’s Largest County Votes to Ban Gas Appliances in Most New Buildings

December 8, 2022

The Montgomery County (Maryland) Council voted unanimously to pass Bill 13-22, Buildings – Comprehensive Building Decarbonization, which will require the County Executive to issue all-electric building standards for new construction […]


EPA Issues Final List of Contaminants for Potential Regulatory Consideration in Drinking Water

November 2, 2022

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published the Final Fifth Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 5), which will serve as the basis for EPA’s regulatory considerations over the […]

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