• Plumbing, Fuel Gas and Mechanical (PMG)

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    Building Professionals Play Major Role in Staving Off a Water Crisis

    Water is the stuff of life, literally. We need it for agriculture, cooking, bathing and most everything else that touches our lives every day. Though water covers most of our planet,less than 0.007 percent of all water on Earth is available to drink. While water conservation initiatives have existed for decades around the world, there is no more important time than now to dramatically escalate these efforts. Full Story

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    ICC World Toilet Summit Reveals Many Lessons in Sanitation

    For the past several years, the Code Council’s Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Group (PMG) has worked with the World Toilet Organization (WTO), including participation by staff in previous World Toilet Summits as speakers, exhibitors and sponsors. It was because of the strong relationships the Code Council has with both the WTO and American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) that the first ever U.S. ICC World Toilet Summit (WTS) took place. Full Story