The Vent-Free Gas Products Alliance appointed Don Denton as technical consultant. Mary S. Carson, the Alliance’s program director, will continue to manage the operations and public relations activities of the alliance. Denton’s responsibilities include management of all technical and code matters relating to the Alliance.

Denton will represent the alliance in several gas industry committees, including the American Gas Association Building Energy Codes and Standards Committee; the International Association of Plumbers and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Mechanical Technical Committee; and the ANSI Z21.11.2, ANSI Z21.94, and ANSI Z21.11.3 Technical Advisory Groups. He will also look after the alliance’s interests in the National Fuel Gas Code, the International Code Council I-Codes, and the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) standards. Denton will testify on behalf of the alliance at regulatory hearings.

The Vent-Free Gas Products Alliance is a coalition of members of GAMA – a national trade association representing more than 200 manufacturers of space heating and water heating appliances and equipment, all certified to national ANSI standards.