The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) announces FLEX testing, an online proctored exam option that allows students to securely and conveniently complete exams on personal computers from the privacy of their own homes or offices, 24/7. The IAPMO FLEX option may be used for Uniform Plumbing Code® (UPC), Uniform Mechanical Code® (UMC), California Plumbing Code® (CPC) and California Mechanical Code® (CMC) Inspector, Plans Examiner and Inspector Reciprocity exams. Click here to read the full release.
The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), as well as six local chapters throughout the United States, have made generous financial contributions to the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation’s 2018 International Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) in Northwestern New Mexico from October 22-26. Read full details here.
As publisher of the Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard® (WE•Stand), IAPMO is calling for formal code proposals toward the development of the 2020 edition of this standard. The change proposal form, as well as proposal instructions and background on IAPMO’s ANSI-accredited consensus process, may be found at www.iapmo.org/WEStand/pages/default.aspx. All proposals recommending new text, revised text, or the deletion of text must be written in legislative format and clearly state the reason behind the recommendation. No proposals will be accepted after the 5 p.m. deadline on January 29, 2019. Click here for more details.
IAPMO has entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the US Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) in support of the US plumbing industry. Read the full release here.