IAPMO Solicits Public Comments for the 2023 WE•Stand, 2024 USHGC, and USPSHTC

Uniform Solar, Hydronics, and Geothermal Code (USHGC) and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC)The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®), publisher of the Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE•Stand), Uniform Solar, Hydronics, and Geothermal Code (USHGC) and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa, and Hot Tub Code (USPSHTC), is calling for public comments on the 2022 Report on Proposals (ROP) for the 2023 and 2024 editions of these model codes, the preceding editions of which are American National Standards.

The public comment form, as well as instructions and background on IAPMO’s ANSI-accredited consensus development process, can be found at:

All comments should be submitted using the exact wording wished to be recommended to the technical committees for review. Each comment must include one recommendation of the following: accept as submitted, accept as modified, or reject. Additionally, each comment must state the problem the recommendation will resolve and any technical justification for making the comment.

No comments will be accepted after the 5 p.m. PST deadline on January 13, 2023. All public comments will be distributed to the technical committee members on April 3, 2023 and reviewed at their meetings, May 15–18, 2023 in Ontario, California.

IAPMO urges its members and other interested parties to get involved in the code development process to ensure effectiveness in preserving the public’s health, safety, and welfare through fair and balanced development of the Uniform Codes. Installers, plumbing and mechanical officials, the construction industry, engineers, and manufacturers all benefit from a cooperative effort in developing codes.

For specific questions about submitting comments for the USPSHTC, please contact Enrique Gonzalez at (909) 230-5535 or [email protected].

For specific questions about submitting comments for the USHGC or WE•Stand, please contact Taylor Duran at (909) 218-8126 or [email protected].

Source: IAPMO

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