On June 1, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials® (IAPMO) and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) executed an agreement transferring ownership of the National Standard Plumbing Code™ (NSPC) to IAPMO. The transfer encompasses all editions of the NSPC, including the 2018 edition. New Jersey and several locations in Maryland are the primary adopters Read more

Ontario, Calif. — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), publisher of the Green Plumbing and Mechanical Code Supplement (GPMCS), is calling for code proposals toward the 2015 edition of the GPMCS. The code proposal form and proposal instructions may be found at All proposals recommending new text, revised text or the Read more

With the appointment of a U.S./Canadian Consensus Committee, the International Code Council (ICC) and CSA Group announce the start of a project to develop the new CSA/ICC 805 Rainwater Collection System Design and Installation standard. The 18-member ICC/CSA Rainwater Collection Design and Installation Consensus Committee, made up of nine U.S. representatives and nine Canadian representatives Read more

International Code Council Members elected board officers and directors during ICC’s 2013 Annual Conference in Atlantic City, N.J. Stephen D. Jones, CBO, Construction Official for the Township of Millburn and the Borough of Florham Park, N.J., was elected President. He urged his colleagues to be mentors and recognized the work of code officials throughout New Read more

Rolling Meadows, Ill. — Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) announced that its online Codes and Standards Workshop is now available for 0.3 Continuing Education Credits (CEU) or 3.0 Professional Development Hours (PDH) towards the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) Certified Plumbing Designer (CPD) recertification. Candidates completing the course will be provided with a URL link Read more