The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has joined the Green Mechanical Council (GreenMech) as a Charter Member. Since first developing the Uniform Plumbing Code in 1945, IAPMO has been serving plumbing and mechanical communities worldwide. The organization is dedicated to the orderly yet aggressive evolution of codes and product standards best able to address the needs of the public and the plumbing/mechanical communities in hundreds of jurisdictions.

Other members of GreenMech include Carrier, NIBCO, Ferris State University, Legend Valve, Mechanical Contractors Association of America, ABCO Refrigeration, Watts Radiant, United Association, Floor Heat Co., Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation, Legend Hydronics, Bacharach, HVAC Excellence, and Mechanical Services Contractors of America.

Among the goals of the Green Mechanical Council are to:

  • Provide input to code authorities to help write effective and meaningful standards regarding mechanical systems.
  • Provide specialized focus in structural mechanical systems to include plumbing, HVACR, electrical, and related systems.
  • Provide education and training to enable members to maximize the efficiency of existing mechanical systems and specifying high-performance replacements.
  • Provide educational outreach to the public to increase awareness of the benefits of energy-efficient systems and the advantage of engaging our members’ services.