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New Standards for Water Heaters: What They Mean for You

May 29, 2024
CONTRACTOR speaks with experts from Rheem about what the new standards will mean for manufacturers, installers and end-users.

Week Five of Building Safety Month: Sharing Success Stories

May 28, 2024
The 44th Annual Building Safety Month wraps up by recognizing individuals and communities who excel in building safety initiatives.

IAPMO Advances Development of 2027 Uniform Codes During Technical Committee Meetings

May 28, 2024
During the May 5-10 meetings, the committees acted on 689 proposed amendments to the 2027 editions of the Uniform Codes.
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Building Safety 101: Understanding the Basics for a Safer Tomorrow

May 20, 2024
Responsibility for building safety is crucial for us all, starting with understanding the basics and keeping our friends, families and neighbors safe.
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2024 IAPMO Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal; Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Codes Now Available

May 15, 2024
Codes are available in both hardcopy and electronic versions, completing a three-year consensus development cycle accredited by the American National Standards Institute.

IAPMO Honored with President’s ‘E Star’ Award for Continued Excellence in Increasing US Exports

May 15, 2024
The 'E Star' was authorized in 1969 to recognize “E” Award winners’ continued excellence in export expansion.


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eBook: Hydronic Applications

Sept. 9, 2022
The best Hydronics & Radiant case studies from the pages of CONTRACTOR.

IAPMO to Contribute Leadership, Expertise to Development of PFAS Standards

April 29, 2024
IAPMO’s subject matter experts will participate on committees and working groups for numerous relevant standards.

IAPMO Code Change Monographs Now Available

April 2, 2024
All individuals anticipating an active role in consensus development of the Uniform Codes will want to download these documents.
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IAPMO Seeks Public Input on Manual of Recommended Practice for Hydrogen Fuel Gas Piping

March 26, 2024
IAPMO initiated the Hydrogen Fuel Gas Piping Task Group in March 2022 to create a manual to develop code-enhanced and adoptable language for hydrogen gas piping systems.

IAPMO Publishes Manual of Recommended Construction Practices for Potable Water

March 20, 2024
The manual provides guidance to help plumbing professionals in the design, construction and commissioning of water systems.