IAPMO Code Change Monographs Now Available

ONTARIO, CA — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) made the 2022 Uniform Plumbing Code (UPC®) and Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC)®) technical committee meeting monographs available for download.

Anyone planning to play an active role in building an ANSI-accredited consensus Uniform Codes at the Technical Committee meetings in Anaheim, May 2-5, you can download these documents from the following URLs:

The monographs contain all public comments submitted for the 2024 editions of the UPC and CMU as part of the code development process employed by IAPMO.

UPC topics

Thematic areas for public comment at UPC include: reference standards for plumbing fixtures; temperature limits of devices and accessories; drinking water treatment systems; beverage taps; sizing of branch pipes of water supply devices; hangers and racks; material for the construction of storm sewer pipes; fuel gas provisions; medical gas supplies; rainwater catchment systems; flexible water connections; material requirements for water supply and distribution systems; tankless water heater fittings; pitless pit; water softeners and water treatment systems; backflow preventers; sewer cleaning; rehabilitation provisions for construction sewers and sewer laterals; indoor horticulture facilities; provisions for roof drainage; circuit ventilation arrangements; recirculation pumps in healthcare facilities; construction of septic tank; and the risks of legionella and scald.

UMC Subjects

Thematic areas for public comment at CMU include: installation requirements for listed devices; clearance requirements for equipment and appliances; condensate control; various requirements for ventilation and exhaust systems (including health care facilities); smoke extraction systems; air ducts for the environment and the transport of products; Type I and Type II hoods; various arrangements for air ducts and dampers; air balancing and filtration requirements; Legionella risk management provisions; decorative appliances and fireplaces; air conditioning systems; refrigeration systems (including A2L); various hydronic system layouts; fuel gas piping; district geothermal energy systems; indoor horticultural facilities; Professional qualifications; and cooling tower operation, shutdown and restart requirements.

For specific information on the UPC technical committee, please contact Enrique Gonzalez at 909/230-5535 or email your question to [email protected] For the CMU technical committee, contact Zalmie Hussein at 909/218-8122 or email your question to [email protected]

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