Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), in collaboration with its members, has issued a Product Category Rule (PCR) Guidance Document for Kitchen and Bath Vessel Fixtures. The guidance document was developed to help program operators apply consistent rules and calculations when developing PCRs for these fixtures, and has been distributed to them for their use.
“The creation of the PCR guidance document is a great example of the collaboration of PMI members to help the industry as a whole. It demonstrates what PMI is all about,” said Barbara C. Higgens, PMI CEO/executive director.
The document was created by PMI’s Sustainability Task Group, and approved by PMI’s Board of Directors. Comprised of PMI manufacturing members, the task group is part of PMI’s Water Efficiency and Sustainability Committee. The purpose and scope of this committee is to develop and implement strategy to influence public policy, legislation, regulation, certification, listing, and labeling related to the sustainability and water efficiency of plumbing products. The task group plans to develop additional guidance documents for other plumbing products.
Plumbing Manufacturers International is the voluntary, not-for-profit international industry association of manufacturers of plumbing products, serving as the Voice of the Plumbing Industry. Member companies produce 90 percent of the nation’s plumbing products and represent more than 150 brands. As part of its mission, PMI advocates for plumbing product performance and innovation contributing to water savings, sustainability, public health and safety, and consumer satisfaction. For information on PMI or its conferences, contact the organization at 1921 Rohlwing Road, Unit G, Rolling Meadows, IL, 60008; tel.: 847-481-5500; fax: 847-481-5501; www.safeplumbing.org.
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