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IAPMO Seeks UMC Task Group Members

Ontario, Calif. — The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking applicants to serve as technical experts on Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®) task groups.

The UMC Technical Committee is seeking special subject experts to join the following task groups:

  • Code Change Review: The scope of the UMC Code Change Review Task Group includes the review of proposals submitted as published in the 2024 UMC Report on Proposals (ROP) monograph and develop public comments for the UMC Technical Committee consideration in the development of the 2027 edition of the UMC.
  • Heat Pump Water Heater: The UMC Heat Pump Water Heater Task Group will review UMC Item #162 as published in the 2024 UMC ROP monograph and develop recommendations addressing the proper installation of air-source heat pump water heaters. The recommendations will be forwarded to the UMC Technical Committee as public comment(s) for consideration in the development of the 2027 edition of the UMC.

Task group members will participate via conference call or web meeting, provide their perspective on the code, and assist in drafting recommendations for action by the UMC Technical Committee. Applicants are not required to be members of the UMC Technical Committee.

Those interested in participating in the UMC task groups can apply at the following URL: https://forms.iapmo.org/iapmo/committee/app_task_group.aspx

The deadline to apply is July 1.

Interested individuals may also contact Taylor Duran at (909) 218-8126 or by email at taylor.duran@iapmo.org.


IAPMO develops and publishes the Uniform Plumbing Code®,the most widely recognized code of practice used by the plumbing industry worldwide; Uniform Mechanical Code®; Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code®; and Uniform Solar Energy, Hydronics and Geothermal Code — the only plumbing, mechanical, solar energy and swimming pool codes designated by ANSI as American National Standards — and the Water Efficiency Standard (WE-Stand)™. IAPMO works with government, contractors, labor force, and manufacturers to produce product standards, technical manuals, personnel certification/educational programs and additional resources in order to meet the ever-evolving demands of the industry in protecting public health and safety.

Last modified: June 6, 2024