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The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has been protecting the public’s health and safety for ninety three years by working in concert with government and industry to implement comprehensive plumbing and mechanical systems around the world.

As a membership-based association, IAPMO is proud to utilize an open consensus process in the development of our flagship Uniform Plumbing Code® and Uniform Mechanical Code®. These codes are established through scientific research, debate, and analysis, strengthening our position at the forefront of the plumbing and mechanical industries.

The IAPMO Group is a complete service organization, providing code development assistance, industry-leading education, plumbing and mechanical product testing and certification, building product evaluation and a manufacturer-preferred quality assurance program. Each component of the IAPMO Group works toward playing an integral part in protecting the health of people everywhere.

 

 

Responding to a request, we are making some of the online Answers and Analysis offered only to IAPMO members available here.

This week's question:
In the UMC: 1. Does the supply air being supplied into a compensating hood need to be shut down when the fire-extinguishing system is discharged? 2. For this same hood, would the 20 percent makeup air being supplied to the room need to be shut down when the fire-extinguishing systems discharges? 3. Would the makeup air on a non-compensating hood need to be shutdown when the fire-extinguishing system discharges?

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