IAPMO Seeks Public Comments for 2012 Edition of Green Plumbing and Mechanical Code Supplement

ONTARIO, CALIF. – The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO), publisher of the Green Plumbing and Mechanical Code Supplement, is calling for public comments toward the 2012 edition of the GPMCS.
To download a copy of the proposed changes that the Green Technical Committee approved at its August 2011 meeting, as well as the comment form, please visit www.iapmogreen.org.

The public review process is open to IAPMO members and the public at large until Nov. 7. Comments are being sought on the existing supplement, as well as proposed changes being recommended by the IAPMO Green Technical Committee.
The comments will be compiled and serve as the agenda for the Green Technical Committee meeting Dec. 8-9, 2011, in Ontario, Calif. The content of the 2012 edition of the GPMCS will be finalized at this meeting and will be published by March 2012.

IAPMO’s Green Plumbing and Mechanical Code Supplement is the most comprehensive document ever created to standardize sustainable residential and commercial plumbing and mechanical systems. The 2010 edition is being revised as part of IAPMO’s commitment to ensuring plumbing and mechanical systems are safe and sustainable while keeping up with the rapid advancement of emerging technology and practices.

The GPCMS is not a “greener” version of IAPMO’s Uniform Plumbing Code® (UPC) or Uniform Mechanical Code® (UMC), but rather a separate document establishing requirements for green building and water efficiency applicable to plumbing and mechanical systems. To purchase the 2010 edition of the GPMCS, visit www.iapmostore.org.
For questions about submitting a comment for the GPMCS, contact Maria Bazan at 708/995-3007 or by e-mail at [email protected]

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