NTA’s New Plumbing Test Lab Receives A2LA Accreditation

ICC NTA is pleased to announce the opening of a brand new plumbing testing facility, located in Nappanee, IN. The lab has been granted accreditation by A2LA to test to CSA B45.5 / IAPMO Z124standard and will be further expanding this scope in the near future. The ICC NTA Plumbing Test Lab has custom equipment for testing a wide variety of plumbing products, including but not limited to:

  • Fixtures (tubs, showers, sinks, toilets, urinals, etc.)
  • Fittings (faucets, showerheads, connectors, valves, etc.)
  • RV plumbing components
  • Pools and spas

The new lab can test for material properties, structural performance, and water pressure/flow, and is capable of offering testing to standards published by:

  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • Canadian Standards Association (CSA)
  • American Society of Sanitary Engineering (ASSE)
  • ASTM International (ASTM)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO)
  • United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • WaterSense®

 

“ICC NTA is excited to offer plumbing testing, expanding on the ICC-ES PMG Listing Program,”

said David A Tompos, President, ICC NTA. “This new service will help our clients

bring their plumbing fittings and fixtures to market even faster.”

 

The ICC-ES PMG Listing Program is the premier product certification program for North America, certifying Plumbing, Mechanical, and Fuel Gas products to the requirements of International, Uniform, and Canadian Codes and Standards.


About ICC NTA, LLC: As an accredited third-party agency and part of the International Code Council(ICC) Family of Solutions, ICC NTA provides code evaluation, product certification, inspection, engineering, plan review, and testing services, as well as independent quality and standards compliance verification for building product manufacturers. With offices, testing labs, and training facilities in Nappanee, Indiana and Bryan, Texas, ICC NTA serves residential and commercial builders, code officials, manufacturers, and suppliers throughout the building industry.

About ICC-ES: A nonprofit, limited liability company, ICC-ES is the United States’ leading evaluation service for innovative building materials, components, and systems. ICC-ES Evaluation Reports (ESRs), Building Product Listings and PMG Listings provide evidence that products and systems meet requirements of codes and technical standards. The ICC-ES Environmental Programs issue VAR environmental reports that verify a product meets specific sustainability targets defined by today’s codes, standards, green rating systems, and ICC-ES environmental criteria. ICC-ES is a member of the ICC Family of Solutions.