Lisa S. Grepps
Director, Marketing & Communications
lgrepps@apsp.org
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 9, 2017

JOINT APSP/ICC STANDARD FOR SOLAR POOL & SPA HEATING
AND COOLING SYSTEMS UP FOR PUBLIC REVIEW AND COMMENT

(ALEXANDRIA, VA) – The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals announces the first American National Standards Institute public draft of the International Code Council APSP 902/Solar Rating & Certification Corporation 400 Solar Pool & Spa Heating and Cooling Systems now available for ANSI public review and comment. The public comment form can be found here. Comments are due to Ed Wirtschoreck, of the ICC, by February 6, 2017.

The ICC, jointly with APSP, is seeking approval for the revisions under the ANSI accreditation procedures. The standard sets minimum requirements for the performance, design and installation of solar energy systems for heating and cooling water used within pools, wading pools and spas. It applies to both residential and commercial systems, both direct and indirect systems.

To obtain a copy of the draft, visit the ICC website and download a free copy of the ICC/APSP 902/SRCC 400-201x Solar Pool & Spa Heating & Cooling System standard dated December 12, 2016. Should you have any questions, please contact Susan Hilaski, APSP director of standards promotion and adoption.

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The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, hot tub, and spa manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers’ agents, designers, builders, installers, suppliers, retailers, and service professionals. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at the federal and local levels, to consumer outreach and public safety. APSP is the only industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs, and spas. For more information, visit APSP.org or the Association’s consumer site, EscapetoWater.com.

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