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IAPMO to Host Water Demand Calculator™ Virtual Summit

Sept. 20, 2023
The third annual virtual event will be held from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM EST Nov. 7.
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The Digital Evolution: How + Why We Must Embrace the Shift

Sept. 18, 2023
Digital tools will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of the construction industry.
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IWSH Plumbing Champions Builds New Connections with European Partners

Sept. 15, 2023
The WorldSkills Ireland 2023 National Competition will be hosted Sept. 20-22 at the Royal Dublin Society complex (RDS).
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IAPMO Seeks Technical Subcommittee Members for Development of American National Standard IAPMO Z1393

Sept. 7, 2023
The scope of the standard covers bathroom vanity assemblies intended for both residential and commercial applications.
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IAPMO Publishes Spanish Versions of 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code

Sept. 6, 2023
Terminology was reviewed by an IAPMO Spanish translation working group to verify that it is consistent with Spanish speaking professionals and communities.
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RPA, IGSHPA Sign MoU to Advance and Promote Geothermal Heating and Cooling

Sept. 6, 2023
The collaboration brings the geothermal industry together for consistency in the approach, installation, and guidance of geothermal systems.


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eBook: Hydronic Applications

Sept. 9, 2022
The best Hydronics & Radiant case studies from the pages of CONTRACTOR.
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IAPMO Makes Tentative Interim Amendment Available for Public Comment

Aug. 22, 2023
IAPMO invites all interested parties to review the proposed TIA on the IAPMO website under Uniform Mechanical Code / Proposed TIAs.
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IAPMO Applauds Introduction of Federal Water Efficiency, Conservation and Sustainability Legislation

Aug. 17, 2023
The Water Efficiency, Conservation, and Sustainability Act of 2023 has been introduced by Sen. Alex Padilla (D-CA) and US Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA).
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2023 Workplace Safety Academy Launches

Aug. 14, 2023
CONTRACTOR unveils fourth-annual free online learning event
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Working Group Forming to Develop Cured-in-Place-Piping (CIPP) Inspectors Professional Qualifications Standard

Aug. 14, 2023
The first working group meeting is expected to be held in the Chicagoland area in mid-September.