TAG: International Code Council

ICC, ASABE unveil landscape irrigation sprinkler standard

October 17, 2014By

The International Code Council (ICC) and the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) released a new American National Standards Institute (ANSI) consensus standard—the ASABE/ICC 802-2014 Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler and Emitter Standard
—to classify sprinkler and drip irrigation systems, set uniform testing procedures and establish minimum design and performance requirements for commercial and residential landscape irrigation components. “For the first time, the... read more

Sprinkler standard in the pipeline

August 15, 2013By

Irrigation professional Tim Malooly shares the latest efforts to implement the first U.S. landscape irrigation sprinkler standard. Water districts and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), most notably through its WaterSense program, have pressured the irrigation industry to use water more efficiently. Some contractors are taking notice and action; the Irrigation Association has ramped up education, promotions and advocacy; and landscape... read more

ICC, ASABE agree to collaborate on new landscape irrigation standard

May 24, 2012By

WASHINGTON — The International Code Council (ICC) and theAmerican Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers (ASABE) announced their intention to jointly develop a new ANSI standard, designated as “ASABE/ICC Landscape Irrigation Sprinkler and Emitter Standard,” that will establish requirements for landscape sprinklers and emitters. The new standard will address design, performance and uniform testing and assessment methods for these devices. Both organizations... read more