International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)

The IAPMO Group is a complete service organization providing: code development assistance, industry-leading education, personnel certification, plumbing, electro-plumbing, and mechanical product testing and certification, building product evaluation and a manufacturer-preferred quality assurance program. Each component of the IAPMO Group works toward playing an integral part in protecting the health of people everywhere.
  • 11.23.20

    Plumbing Industry Allies Support National Apprenticeship Act of 2020

    Plumbing industry allies IAPMO, the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States, Canada (UA), and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors Association – National Association (PHCC-NA) enthusiastically support passage of the National Apprenticeship Act of 2020 (H.R. 8294) by the U.S. House of Representatives. The bill seeks to …

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  • 07.09.20

    IAPMO to Present Webinar on Navigating Reopening Through Ups and Downs of COVID-19

    With the recent surge of coronavirus cases in a number of states in various stages of reopening causing confusion and uncertainty in the industry, IAPMO will host a free webinar, The COVID Rollercoaster: Navigating Your Business Through the Ups and Downs of State COVID Responses, on Wednesday, July 15, at 3:30 p.m. EDT. Presented by IAPMO, the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE), the American …

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  • 05.28.20

    2021 UPC/UMC and 2018 NSPC-New Jersey Edition Available in the IAPMO Codes Mobile App

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) added three codes to the IAPMO Codes mobile app — the 2021 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC), 2021 Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC) and 2018 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC)-New Jersey are now available for download — giving users constant access to their purchased code books on their mobile devices even when they are. …

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  • 03.30.20

    White House Updates ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce’ List to Encompass Full Supply Chain of the Plumbing and Mechanical Industry

    The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has updated its “Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce” advisory list to more accurately define the plumbing and mechanical industry, a list that now includes language for which IAPMO advocated.” “Workers who support the supply chain of building materials from production through application …

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  • 03.20.20

    White House Identifies Plumbers as ‘Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers’ in Guidance for Response to COVID-19

    The President and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) have issued a Coronavirus Guidance for America identifying plumbers and other tradespeople as “essential critical infrastructure workers” as our nation responds to the threat of COVID-19. In a DHS memorandum issued by Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) Director Christopher C. Krebs, CISA announced development of an initial …

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  • 03.12.20

    Understanding Coronavirus Exposure for Plumbing Professionals

    In 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) started monitoring the outbreak of a new coronavirus which ultimately was named COVID-19. The virus was first identified in Wuhan, China. This paper is intended to provide practical guidance for plumbing professionals who work on sanitary waste and sewer systems on how to protect themselves, their loved ones and their coworkers during the current …

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  • 03.14.19

    Call for Abstracts Issued for 7th Biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium

    The call for abstracts for the seventh biannual Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), to be held from May 12-13, 2020, in San Antonio, may be downloaded from the EWTS website at the following URL: The symposium will be co-convened by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the Alliance for Water …

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  • 03.13.19

    National Standard Plumbing Code Public Hearing Set for July 11, 2019

    The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) encourages all members and industry representatives to review the Proposed Code Changes for the 2021 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) and attend the NSPC public hearing, scheduled for July 11, 2019, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The NSPC Committee accepted proposed changes to the 2021 NSPC from July 9, 2018, through …

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