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What is the 2027 USPSHTC?
The USPSHTC 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, and maintenance of swimming pools, spas or hot tub systems within this jurisdiction.
What does the USPSHTC address?
Includes minimum standards for the design, construction or installation, repair or alterations of swimming pools, spas, and hot tubs, public or private, facilities and decks, piping systems, water quality, chlorinators, heating equipment, fuel gas piping, safety provisions and equipment related thereto.    Table of Contents
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As defined by the Regulations Governing Consensus Development, the Technical Correlating Committee (TCC) is the consensus body responsible for the development and revision of any document or documents emanating from a Technical Committee Project (such as the Uniform Plumbing, Mechanical, Solar, and Swimming Pool Codes). All persons wishing to participate on the TCC must complete an application for Technical Committee Membership (see link below), including a resume of qualifications. Once an application (and resume) has been received by IAPMO, it is forwarded to the Executive Committee Secretary for consideration by the Executive Committee.

An important function of the Executive Committee is to maintain a balance of interest classifications on the TCC.

Those classifications are:

Enforcing AuthorityInstaller/Maintainer
Research/Standards/Testing LaboratorySpecial Expert

Once appointed to the TCC, each member is subject to annual review and reappointment. It is the responsibility of each member to participate and act in accordance with the Regulations Governing Consensus Development.

The roster (linked above) are divided into three columns: Name, Representation, and Classification. Committee members are arranged by classification for ease of identification.

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