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Report on Comments Toward Development of 2024 USHGC, USPSHTC Now Available for Download

Sept. 1, 2023
The ROC is the technical committee report on the actions taken by the technical committee.

ONTARIO, CA — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®), developer of the Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Code (USHGC) and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC), has posted online the 2023 Report on Comments (ROC) for the 2024 editions of these prospective American National Standard- designated model codes. The ROC is the technical committee report on the actions taken by the technical committee accompanied by a ballot statement and one or more comments resulting from public review of the Report on Proposals (ROP).

Interested parties are encouraged to download these documents atthe following URLs:

USHGC: USHGC Report on Comments.pdf    

USPSHTC: USPSHTC Report on Comments.pdf

The USHGC and USPSHTC are model codes developed by IAPMO to govern the installation and inspection of solar energy, hydronics and geothermal energy systems, as well as swimming pool, spa, and hot tub systems, respectively, as a means of promoting the public’s health, safety, and welfare. The 2024 edition of each code, scheduled for publication early next year, is being developed through a process accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). The notification of the ROC availability will also be posted in the ANSI Standards Action for public review. The public review deadline is Oct. 27. Please send any comments to [email protected].

Anyone may appeal to the Executive Committee of the USHGC/USPSHTCin accordance with Section 9.0 of IAPMO’s Regulations Governing Consensus Development of the USHGC and USPSHTC.

The notification of intent to file a written appeal deadline is Oct. 27

For questions regarding submitting comments to the USHGC, please contact Taylor Duran at 909/218-8126 or [email protected]. For questions regarding submitting comments for to USPSHTC, please contact Enrique Gonzalez at 909/230-5535 or [email protected].

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