The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials held its annual Technical Committee meeting to review proposed changes for the 2009 Uniform Plumbing Code and 2009 Uniform Mechanical Code.
The International Association of Plumbing and
Mechanical Officials held its annual Technical Committee meeting in St. Louis
during the week of April 23-27 to review proposed changes for the 2009 Uniform
Plumbing Code and 2009 Uniform Mechanical Code. As part of IAPMO’s consensus
process, the development of the UPC and UMC includes an open call for code
change proposals from October 2006 through February 1, 2007.
heard nearly 400 proposed changes to the UPC and UMC, and also reviewed and
updated extracted material from National Fire Protection Association documents
to be included in the 2009 versions of the code. Among the proposed changes are
provisions for waterless urinals in the UPC as well as air admittance valves in
All official committee actions
will be published in IAPMO’s Report on Proposals, which will be available in
August. Participants at the Assembly Consideration Session can advocate their
positions either for or against the actions taken by the Technical Committees
in the Report on Proposals. That session will be held Sept. 25, 2007 during
IAPMO’s Annual Education and Business Conference in Las Vegas.
registration is available online athttp://publications.iapmo.org/conference2007/.
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