IAPMO Seeks Technical Correlating Committee Members
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, and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC) and Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code (USHGC). The deadline to submit an application is May 6.
Members are being sought in the following categories: manufacturer, user, installer/maintainer, labor, research/standards/testing laboratory, enforcing authority, consumer, and special expert. This committee is being assembled in accordance with the Regulations Governing Consensus Development of the USPSHTC and USHGC.
The TCC is the body responsible for resolving conflicts, achieving correlation among the recommendations of the technical committees, and correcting errors and omissions. All persons wishing to apply to the TCC must complete an application for Technical Correlating Committee Membership (see link below), including a résumé of qualifications.
Anyone interested in serving may complete the application online at the Code Development webpage: http://forms.iapmo.org/iapmo/committee/app_tcc_committee.aspx
IAPMO Accepting Comments to Petitions Filed Relating to UMC TIA 009-18 and UMC TIA 001-21
IAPMO is accepting responses to two petitions filed with the petitions clerk, which relate to the Standards Council decisions to deny UMC TIA 009-18 and UMC TIA 001-21 to the 2018 and 2021 editions of the Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®).
Interested parties can view the petitions and the council decisions here.
Both proposed TIA’s would revise text in the 2018 and 2021 editions of the UMC, Section 1109.2 (Joints), Section 1109.7 (Pipe Enclosure), and Table 1701.1 (Referenced Standards) regarding press-connect joints for refrigeration piping.
Responses should comply with Section 7-2 of the Regulations Governing Petitions to the Board of Directors from Decisions of the Standards Council, which can be found here.
Responses to the petitions must be filed with the petitions clerk by no later than April 8 at email@example.com.