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What is the 2015 UMC?
The UMC established minimum requirements and standards for the protection of the
public health, safety and welfare. 101.2 Scope. The provisions of this code shall apply to the erection,
installation, alteration, repair, relocation, replacement, addition to, use, or maintenance of mechanical systems within this jurisdiction.
What does the UMC address?
The design, construction, installation, quality of materials, location, operation, and
maintenance or use of heating, ventilating, cooling, and refrigeration systems; heat-producing appliances, fuel-gas piping
systems, and fuel gas appliances to maintain the desired environmental conditions in a space. Table of Contents
Archived Revision Information
UMC 2015 EDITION: ARCHIVED REVISION INFORMATION
View archived proposals, comments and other records, related to the development of this edition.
Tentative Interim Amendments
UMC 2015 EDITION: TENTATIVE INTERIM AMENDMENTS
Tentative Interim Amendments (TIAs) are proposals to add or delete text immediately from the Code. To accomplish this, any interested party must submit a proposal indicating the proposed change along with their substantiation divided into two parts; the first part indicating the technical merits of the proposed change followed by a statement as to the emergency nature of the proposal.
Below are links to instructions on how to properly submit a TIA, past and present TIA’s for public comment, and TIAs that have gone through the TC balloting process and have been acted upon by the Standards Council.
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