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Mechanical Systems Codes and Standards Activities

Mechanical Systems Codes and Standards Activities

International Mechanical Code

The IMC is a model code developed by the International Code Council. It is currently under review for updates to be included in in 2021 publication of the model code. The following provides background on the review process activities:

Final public hearings are being held in Richmond, VA on October 27 and 28, 2018.

Next steps following the hearings in Richmond, VA:

  • On-line Government Consensus Vote – ICC Government Body representatives will vote on final decisions of the IPC Code Committee (approximately 4 – 5 week timeline)
  • ICC Board confirmation
  • Published in 2021

Uniform Mechanical Code

The UMC is a model code developed by the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials (IAPMO). It is currently under review for updates to be included in in 2021 publication of the model code. The following provides background on the review process activities:

Uniform Solar, Hydronics and Geothermal Model Code

The USHGC is a model code developed by IAPMO. It is at the early stages of review for the 2021 publication cycle with public comments being accepted through March 4th. Jim Kendzel, ASA VP of Advocacy serves as a voting member on the Technical Committee. The following provides background on the review process and cycle timelines:

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