code compliance

San Antonio — During a formal signing ceremony at their co-located 19th Annual Meeting and 94th annual Education and Business Conference in San Antonio, Texas, the American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association (ARCSA) officially joined the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®). ARCSA will be renamed “ARCSA International,” allowing the organization to maintain its Read more

Ontario, Calif. — Using the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials’ (IAPMO) Water Demand Calculator™ as an alternative to sizing methods in traditional plumbing codes can result in energy, carbon and water savings with no change to how residents use plumbing fixtures in their homes every day, an analysis by Arup, a global collective Read more

These individuals and organizations are recognized and celebrated for their exemplary work and service to their communities, the resiliency of the building safety industry and the Code Council. Washington, D.C. – During its 2021 Annual Conference in Pittsburgh, PA, the International Code Council (ICC) recognized both individual building safety professionals and organizations that are going above Read more

St. Paul, Minn. — The state of Minnesota has formally adopted the 2018 edition of IAPMO’s Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®), with state-specific amendments, to form the 2020 Minnesota Plumbing Code. It is available for purchase from the IAPMO Online Store at As Chapter 4714 of the Minnesota State Building Code, it will be enforced as Read more

Updated International Plumbing Code and International Mechanical Code enhance safety, and save time and resources Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council announced the release of its 2021 International Plumbing Code (IPC) and International Mechanical Code (IMC). Building codes play a significant role in maintaining safe and healthy communities – permitting more resilient, sustainable and livable Read more