IAPMO® is seeking technical experts to participate on a United States Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to International Organization for Standardization (ISO) Project Committee (PC) 316 for the development of a standard on Water Efficient Products/Banding. As the US TAG administrator, IAPMO seeks TAG members for the following categories: Producer, User and General Interest. Click here for details.
More than 150 industry, water utility and government participants attended the sixth biennial Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS) May 15-16, just minutes from IAPMO’s World Headquarters. The EWTS provides a platform for plumbers, contractors, engineers, manufacturers and water-efficiency experts to introduce new technologies for the plumbing and mechanical industries, and to discuss emerging trends, challenges and opportunities important to anyone who cares about how water is used in the built environment. Read more here.
In May, IAPMO completed Technical Committee Meetings toward the development of the 2021 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®), American National Standards governing the installation and maintenance of plumbing and mechanical systems nationwide. During the May 15-18 meetings, the committees acted on nearly 450 proposed amendments to the 2018 editions of the Uniform Codes. Click here for a full report.