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IAPMO (International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials)
International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) provide third-party validation that products such as ResinDek® engineered wood composition flooring panels meet certain requirements. IAPMO utilizes an open consensus process accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) in its code development practice. IAPMO works to regulate and manage proper methods around sanitation throughout the world. Founded in 1926, the non-profit established a model code to keep people safe from plumbing and mechanical issues throughout both commercial and residential buildings. The code created by this body is used by officials, architects, engineers as well as homeowners and end-users worldwide. Additionally, the organization provides a variety of industry-related training programs to help industry professionals stay up-to-date on best practices across plumbing and mechanical disciplines.