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International Association of Plambing and Mechanical Officials

About International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials Standards

Founded in 1926, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting public health and safety. IAPMO develops and maintains the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code, essential guidelines for plumbing and mechanical systems. Through educational programs and a consensus-based model code development process, IAPMO unites contractors, engineers, manufacturers, and researchers in a shared mission. By guaranteeing access to clean water and robust plumbing systems, IAPMO upholds its commitment to safety and public health, affirming that access to clean water is a fundamental right for all.


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Industry Standard for Closet Flange Extender
Wash Fountains and Lavatory Systems with or without Water Closets
Expansion Joints and Flexible Expansion Joints for DWV Piping Systems
Metallic and Plastic Utility Boxes
Point of Entry Regenerable Well Water Filtration Systems
Sinks with Integrated Grease and Solids Recovery Devices
Standard for Devices for Detection, Monitoring or Control of Plumbing Systems
Standard for Quality of Heat Transfer Fluids Used in Hydronics Systems
Prefabricated Gravity Grease Interceptors
Dishwasher Drain Airgaps
Corrugated Thermoplastic Tanks
Restaurant Fire Suppression Systems
IAPMO IGC 360-2020 Compression Fittings for Water Supply and Gas Piping Applications
Water Closet with Integral Rinse Station
Whirlpool Bathtubs with a Pressure Sealed Door and Optional Reservoirs/Waste Tanks
Roof Drain Terminal Outlets
Odor-Removing Systems for Water Closets and Urinals
Ring Gaskets for Water Closet and Urinal Outlets
Grooved Mechanical Pipe Couplings and Grooved Fittings
Plastic Shower Pans with Epoxy‐Bonded Drain Pipes
Plastic Shower Pans with Epoxy‐Bonded Drain Pipes
Stainless Steel Drainage Systems with Alternate End Connections
Aluminum‐Polypropylene (AL‐PP) Composite Piping Systems
Polypropylene (PP) DWV Pipe with a Mineral Filled Core and PP Fittings

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International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Standards are comprehensive guidelines developed to guarantee the safety, reliability, and efficiency of plumbing and mechanical systems. These Standards include the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code, which set the benchmark for best practices in the industry. IAPMO Standards cover installation, maintenance, and inspection procedures, providing a framework that helps protect public health by maintaining access to clean water and effective sanitation. These Standards are created through a consensus-based process, involving experts from various sectors to make sure they are practical, relevant, and up-to-date.

International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Standards are used to establish best practices for the design, installation, and maintenance of plumbing and mechanical systems. These Standards, including the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code, serve as essential references for guaranteeing the safety, efficiency, and reliability of these systems. They are used by contractors, engineers, manufacturers, and inspectors to maintain compliance with regulatory requirements, enhance system performance, and protect public health by providing guidelines for clean water access and proper sanitation. Additionally, these Standards support educational programs and professional development within the industry.  

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) owns and maintains the IAPMO Standards, including the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code. IAPMO is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Ontario, California, USA. Established in 1926, IAPMO operates globally, working with a network of industry professionals, regulatory bodies, and educational institutions to develop and promote Standards that protect public health and safety. Through its comprehensive codes and guidelines, IAPMO ensures that plumbing and mechanical systems worldwide meet the highest Standards of safety, reliability, and efficiency.  

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