Industry News Release

  • 06.21.22

    RIGID

    Students Participate in Second Annual RIDGID® “We Love STEM Day”

    A part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, RIDGID hosted a day of hands-on STEM learning Elyria, Ohio — RIDGID®, a part of Emerson’s professional tools portfolio, hosted its second annual “We Love STEM Day” in June for 38 students in grades three through eight. The event was designed to support local schools and engage students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). …

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  • 06.10.22

    Plumbing Industry Leaders Address Key Trends, Issues at 2022 Emerging Water Technology Symposium

    San Antonio (May 20, 2022) — The seventh Emerging Water Technology Symposium returned as an in-person event for the first time in four years, bringing together industry, manufacturing, water utility and government leaders from around the world. A focus of this year’s event was on resources communities require to build safe and resilient plumbing systems as well as meet the growing list of …

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  • 05.19.22

    National Standard Plumbing Code Public Hearing Set for Aug. 11

    Ontario, Calif. (May 12, 2022) – The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) encourages all members and industry representatives to review the proposed code changes for the 2024 National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) and attend the NSPC public hearing, Aug. 11, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The NSPC Committee accepted proposals for changes to the 2024 NSPC from …

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  • 05.11.22

    ICC

    International Code Council and Building Talent Foundation Announce New Collaboration

    The two organizations will promote careers in construction and reinforce education and training opportunities for future construction professionals Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council and the Building Talent Foundation (BTF) announced that they will be combining efforts to support and strengthen the residential construction and building safety workforce. The two organizations will …

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  • 05.03.22

    ICC

    The 2022 Building Safety Month Celebration Begins

    Week One of Building Safety Month Explores Planning for a Safe and Sustainable Tomorrow Washington, D.C. – The International Code Council is excited to announce the beginning of the 42nd annual Building Safety Month. The campaign is led by the Code Council and its members and partners every May to raise awareness about the importance of building codes and the role of building safety …

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  • 04.05.22

    PHCC Past National President Joe Schmitt Passes Away

    FALLS CHURCH, Va. (April 5, 2022) – It is with great sadness that the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) reports the April 2, 2022, passing of Past National President Joe Schmitt (2008-2009) of Englewood, Ohio. He was a member of PHCC since 1968 and was a highly respected leader in the plumbing-heating-cooling industry. “Joe Schmitt’s steady leadership was just what …

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  • 03.23.22

    ICC

    Federal Spending Bill Advances Multiple International Code Council Priorities

    Fiscal Year 2022 Omnibus Appropriations Act provisions advance building safety, resilience and sustainability Washington, D.C. –  On March 15, the President signed into law the Fiscal Year 2022 Consolidated Appropriations Act, bipartisan legislation to fund the U.S. federal government through September 30, 2022. The bill includes several measures that the International Code Council championed to …

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  • 03.16.22

    Solutions Magazine

    Naylor Association Solutions Partner, PHCC—National Wins Silver in 2022 TRENDY Awards for PHCC Solutions Magazine’s Winter 2021 Issue

    Thrilled to share this news release from Naylor, our publishing partner for Solutions Magazine. MCLEAN, Va., March 15, 2022 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Naylor Association Solutions, a leading provider of innovative association tools and services that strengthen member engagement and increase non-dues revenue, today celebrates its accolade earned in the 2022 TRENDY Awards, presented by Association …

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  • 02.16.22

    ICC

    The International Code Council Welcomes Municity® and Winn’s Career Education to the Family of Solutions

    Key assets acquired from each of these organizations will expand digital solutions to code officials and provide professional development and training to plumbing and piping professionals Washington, D.C. –  The International Code Council has acquired the Municity building and code enforcement software and all the assets of Winn’s Career Education, Inc. ICC Community Development Solutions …

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  • 12.15.21

    International Code Council Conducts Dialogue on Existing Building Maintenance & Inspections

    The event provided an opportunity for interested stakeholders to share ideas and discuss needed resources for building safety professionals in the field. Washington, D.C. –  The International Code Council (ICC) hosted a virtual discussion on Existing Building Maintenance and Inspections on Tuesday, December 7, 2021. The goal of the virtual event was to bring the dialogue to a global audience and …

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  • 12.14.21

    The International Code Council and General Code announce that both Franklin Legal Publishing and Code Publishing Company have joined General Code

    This union will provide expanded product offerings and digital solutions to code officials, municipal planners and zoning officials Washington, D.C. –  International Code Council announced that, as of December 1, 2021, Texas-based Franklin Legal Publishing and Washington-based Code Publishing Company have joined General Code, a member of the Code Council family of solutions. The combined …

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