The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announces Carvin DiGiovanni, vice president of technical and standards has been named the recipient of the World Waterpark Association’s (WWA) 2018 Al Turner Commitment to Excellence Award and was recognized for his service on the International Code Council’s (ICC) Plumbing Mechanical, Fuel Gas, Pools and Spas (PMG) Membership Council. The WWA award and the ICC recognition were presented this October at the WWA’s and ICC’s annual conferences.
All 50 U.S. State Governors have proclaimed May as National Water Safety Month in recognition of the importance of implementing safer water practices during the summer months. As families converge on aquatic centers, pools, splash pads, waterparks and open bodies of water for recreational water activities this Memorial Day weekend, it is vital to ensure safety is a priority for all people. The National Water Safety Month campaign supporters offer six important tips and reminders for parents and caregivers about safer water practices.
The International Code Council (ICC) held the 2018 Spring Committee Action Hearings last week in Columbus, Ohio to revise the International Family of Codes, including the International Swimming Pool and Spa Code (ISPSC). At the end of the three-stage process, approved changes will appear in the 2021 edition of the ISPSC to be published in the spring of 2020. There were 50 proposals submitted by The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP), other organizations, and individuals all with an eye to improve safety, clarity, and comprehensiveness of the code.
The Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC) and the Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announced the release of the first edition of the Solar Pool and Spa Heating System Standard (ICC/APSP 902/SRCC 400-2017). Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard, ICC/APSP/SRCC 400 was developed through the International Code Council’s consensus-based standard development process that brings together all stakeholders, including code officials, product and system manufacturers, design professionals, researchers, and facility owners and managers.
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