Codes http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/18471/more en WaterSense provisions included in Senate infrastructure bill http://contractormag.com/codes/watersense-provisions-included-senate-infrastructure-bill <div class="node-body article-body">U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Jon Boozman (R-AR) have introduced The Clean Safe Reliable Water Infrastructure Act, bipartisan omnibus infrastructure legislation that includes the formal federal establishment of the U.S. EPA’s WaterSense program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/watersense-provisions-included-senate-infrastructure-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/watersense-provisions-included-senate-infrastructure-bill#comments Codes Green Wed, 17 May 2017 19:08:00 +0000 435861 at http://contractormag.com ASSE seeking members for Scald Awareness Task Group http://contractormag.com/codes/asse-seeking-members-scald-awareness-task-group <div class="node-body article-body">The goal of the new task group will be to discuss how contractors can be equipped to protect against scald hazards, and provide a set of guidelines for replacing residential water heaters to reduce potential scald hazards.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/asse-seeking-members-scald-awareness-task-group" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/asse-seeking-members-scald-awareness-task-group#comments Codes Tue, 16 May 2017 01:30:00 +0000 435831 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO advances development of 2018 Uniform Codes during Technical Committee meetings http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-advances-development-2018-uniform-codes-during-technical-committee-meetings <div class="node-body article-body">IAPMO recently completed Technical Committee Meetings toward the development of the 2018 editions of the Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®).</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-advances-development-2018-uniform-codes-during-technical-committee-meetings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-advances-development-2018-uniform-codes-during-technical-committee-meetings#comments Codes Mon, 15 May 2017 19:51:00 +0000 435821 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO’s amendment to UPC water heater rules available for comment http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-s-amendment-upc-water-heater-rules-available-comment <div class="node-body article-body">TIA UPC 004-15 would revise some values in UPC Table 501.1(1) pertaining to water heater capacity ratings. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-s-amendment-upc-water-heater-rules-available-comment" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-s-amendment-upc-water-heater-rules-available-comment#comments Codes Tue, 09 May 2017 20:34:00 +0000 435591 at http://contractormag.com Amazon adds general listing restriction for refrigerator water filters http://contractormag.com/codes/amazon-adds-general-listing-restriction-refrigerator-water-filters <div class="node-body article-body">All refrigerator water filters listed on Amazon.com must be certified to NSF/ANSI 42 by May 10.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/amazon-adds-general-listing-restriction-refrigerator-water-filters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/amazon-adds-general-listing-restriction-refrigerator-water-filters#comments Codes Wed, 26 Apr 2017 14:15:00 +0000 435421 at http://contractormag.com Industry groups to publish unified green building model code in 2018 http://contractormag.com/codes/industry-groups-publish-unified-green-building-model-code-2018 <div class="node-body article-body">The goal of the 2018-IgCC is to provide fundamental criteria for energy efficiency, resource conservation, water safety, land use, site development, indoor environmental quality and building performance that can be adopted broadly.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/industry-groups-publish-unified-green-building-model-code-2018" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/industry-groups-publish-unified-green-building-model-code-2018#comments Codes Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:16:00 +0000 435411 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO leads coalition effort urging EPA to continue funding WaterSense http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-leads-coalition-effort-urging-epa-continue-funding-watersense <div class="node-body article-body">IAPMO and 61 of the nation’s leading manufacturers, associations, and professional organizations in the building industry delivered a letter Monday to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt urging continued federal funding for the WaterSenseSM program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-leads-coalition-effort-urging-epa-continue-funding-watersense" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-leads-coalition-effort-urging-epa-continue-funding-watersense#comments Codes Tue, 25 Apr 2017 17:49:00 +0000 435381 at http://contractormag.com Proposed ASTM Plastic Pipe Standard aims to support new polymer and lead-free brass fittings http://contractormag.com/codes/proposed-astm-plastic-pipe-standard-aims-support-new-polymer-and-lead-free-brass-fittings <div class="node-body article-body">Proposed standardWK58343, Specification for Cold-Expansion Fittings with PEX CompressionSleeves for Crosslinked Polyethylene (PEX) Tubing, is currently being developed by ASTM International’s committee on plastic piping systems.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/proposed-astm-plastic-pipe-standard-aims-support-new-polymer-and-lead-free-brass-fittings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/proposed-astm-plastic-pipe-standard-aims-support-new-polymer-and-lead-free-brass-fittings#comments Codes Piping Mon, 17 Apr 2017 20:49:00 +0000 435271 at http://contractormag.com PMI’s Sigler joins committees with plumbing standards, codes oversight http://contractormag.com/codes/pmi-s-sigler-joins-committees-plumbing-standards-codes-oversight <div class="node-body article-body">Matt Sigler is coordinating suggestions from PMI members for developing code proposals for the 2021 version of the ICC codes. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/pmi-s-sigler-joins-committees-plumbing-standards-codes-oversight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/pmi-s-sigler-joins-committees-plumbing-standards-codes-oversight#comments Codes Thu, 06 Apr 2017 17:46:00 +0000 435021 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO seeks USEHC geothermal piping and photovoltaic task group members http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-seeks-usehc-geothermal-piping-and-photovoltaic-task-group-members <div class="field-deck"> The deadline to submit an application is April 7 </div> <div class="node-body article-body">IAPMO is accepting applications and seeking technical experts to participate on task groups relating to geothermal piping and photovoltaic systems.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-seeks-usehc-geothermal-piping-and-photovoltaic-task-group-members" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-seeks-usehc-geothermal-piping-and-photovoltaic-task-group-members#comments Codes Geothermal Mon, 03 Apr 2017 19:50:00 +0000 434931 at http://contractormag.com