The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) welcomedMegan Lehtonenas the association’s new director of program development. Lehtonen recently served as president ofGreenPlumbers USA.
Lehtonen will continue to work on GreenPlumbersIndia, an innovative national training and accreditation program designed to assist Indian plumbing contractors/engineers in understanding their role in environmental conservation and public health, which she helped established. She will also work closely with IAPMO Senior Director of Business and Product DevelopmentAllen Inlowin the creation and fostering of GreenPlumbersChina.
These two international GreenPlumbersprograms will train thousands of plumbing engineers/contractors to promote the benefits of water conservation and the reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, in hopes of seeking a cultural change in consumer and plumbing behavior through the use of energy efficiency and water saving technologies.
IAPMO and GreenPlumbers USA are also developing a Green Plumbing and Mechanical Inspector Certification Program derived from the Uniform Codes and the GreenPlumberscurriculum. GreenPlumbershas provided IAPMO with an exclusive Conservation/Foundation Partnership with regard to GreenPlumberstraining and accreditation modules and programs.
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