Codes and Standards

  • 11.29.18

    Advocacy News

    DOE Considers Furnace Test Procedure

    The DOE has published and is taking comments on a petition from PHCC coalition partner AHRI.

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  • 10.05.18

    PHCC Forms Education Corporate Partnership with ICC

    The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association (PHCC) is pleased to announce a new corporate partnership with the International Code Council, effective November 1, 2018.

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  • 08.30.18

    Advocacy News

    Advocacy News Update: Week of August 27, 2018

    In this week's news: "PHCC-National President Sends Letter to White House on Association Health Plans," "New Compliance Assistance Resources Available for OSHA’s Silica Standard," "EPA Updates WaterSense® Specs for Showerheads," and "OSHA’s Top 5 Most Popular Publications May Become Yours, Too!"

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  • 06.06.18

    IAPMO Acquires National Standard Plumbing Code

    On June 1, 2017, the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials® (IAPMO) and the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC) executed an agreement transferring ownership of the National Standard Plumbing Code™ (NSPC) to IAPMO. The transfer encompasses all editions of the NSPC, including the 2018 edition.

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  • 01.18.18

    Advocacy News

    DOE Considers Revision to Process Rule For Energy Conservation Appliance Standards

    PHCC was among stakeholders who participated in a U.S. Department of Labor meeting Tuesday, Jan. 9, to provide feedback on changes to the process of developing energy conservation standards for appliances or consumer products under the Energy Policy and Conservation Act (EPCA). As follow-up to the meeting, PHCC will provide comments on how a DOE “Process Rule” can be improved to involve stakeholders, including p-h-c contractors; provide more transparency; and streamline the process.

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