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2021 International Plumbing Code

Owing to the sensitivity of transgender issues in education facilities we simply pass on the facts as we know them at the moment. We are happy to walk through technical specifics any day at 11 AM or during our monthly water safety teleconferences.


2021 International Plumbing Code

March 14, 2019
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The International Plumbing Code (IPC) is a proven, comprehensive model plumbing code that works seamlessly with ICC’s family of building codes. It sets minimum regulations for plumbing systems and components to protect life, health and safety of building occupants and the public. The IPC is available for adoption by jurisdictions ranging from states to towns, and is currently adopted on the state or local level in 35 states in the U.S, the District of Columbia, Guam, and Puerto Rico.  (CLICK HERE for the IPC Home Page)

SOURCE: CLICK ON IMAGE | Contact ICC for most recent IPC adoption map


The IPC is developed in the ICC Group A Code development framework.  The complete monograph of the Group A Codes is linked below, with comments on IPC proposals starting on Page 1417 of this 1613 page document:

2021 IPC | Group A Public Comment Monograph

Transgender issues begin tracking on Page 1424

As always, we persist in encouraging education industry facility managers (especially those with operations and maintenance data) to participate in the ICC code development process.  You may do so by CLICKING HERE.

Real asset managers for school districts, colleges, universities and technical schools in the Albuquerque region should take advantage of the opportunity to observe the ICC code-development process during the Group B Hearings next month.  Even though the IPC has moved farther along the ICC code development process it is still enlightening to observe how it work.   The Group B Hearings are usually webcast — and we will signal the link to the 10-day webcast when it becomes available — but the experience of seeing how building codes are determined is enlightening when you can watch it live and on site.

Issue: [16-133]

Category: Plumbing, Water, Mechanical

Colleagues: Eric Albert, Richard Robben, Larry Spielvogel




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