The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) announced the hiring of Dave Viola as director of special services. Prior to joining IAPMO, Viola served as technical director for the Plumbing Manufacturers Institute, where he oversaw all plumbing code, plumbing product standard, product certification and technical training activities. In his new role, Viola will assess what is state-of-the-art in green building and sustainable construction codes and standards and will spearhead IAPMO’s increased coordination and involvement with these activities. Also, he will keep the IAPMO membership apprised of the rapidly developing technologies and practices in these areas.

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