Author: David Bixby

David C. Bixby has been active in HVAC industry codes and standards for 35 years and is currently secretary for the ACCA Codes Committee.

ACCA Weighs In on Proposed I-Code Changes: Get Involved at our April 6 Codes Coffee

This April the International Code Council’s (ICC) Committee Action Hearings (CAHs) will be held “virtually” for the first time.  This […]

ACCA Online Videos Assist Officials and Contractors in Verifying Code Compliance with Manuals J, S and D

ACCA helps contractors comply with building codes. We also help code officials understand HVAC system design. Especially when it comes […]

Flammable Refrigerants Hotly Debated

The issue of flammable refrigerants for use in residential HVAC applications has been hotly debated in the recent code development […]

Another Contentious Code Hearing on A2L Flammable Refrigerants for Residential Use

In past blogs and articles, I’ve reported on hotly debated issues related to mechanical code proposals allowing residential use of […]

Duct-related Changes to IAPMO’s 2018 Uniform Mechanical Codes

In February 2018, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) began shipping the 2018 editions of the Uniform […]

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