Alexandria, VA (PRWEB) May 08, 2015
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) announces a new draft standard, Board of Standards Review (BSR)/APSP/International Code Council (ICC)/National Plasterers Council (NPC) – 12 201X for the plastering of swimming pools and spas and seeks public review and comment. Comments are due June 22, 2015.
APSP is seeking the approval for the revisions under the accreditation procedures with ANSI.
This standard is covers the material and application for the plastering of cementitious finish coatings for in-ground swimming pools or other cementitious water-containment vessels. It sets forth the identification and stipulation of non-structural cementitious finish coating materials for usage in plastering of water-containment vessels, the application and finishing methodologies, based on common accepted trade practice, for the installation of non-structural cementitious interior finish coatings for water-containment vessels and more.
To receive a draft of the proposed standard and to comment, email Susan Hilaski at shilaski(at)apsp(dot)org, or call 703-838-0083 ext. 150.
The Association of Pool & Spa Professionals (APSP) is the world’s oldest and largest association representing swimming pool, hot tub, and spa manufacturers, distributors, manufacturers’ agents, designers, builders, installers, suppliers, retailers, and service professionals. Dedicated to the growth and development of its members’ businesses and to promoting the enjoyment and safety of pools and spas, APSP offers a range of services, from professional development to advancing key legislation and regulation at the federal and local levels, to consumer outreach and public safety. APSP is the only industry organization recognized by the American National Standards Institute to develop and promote national standards for pools, hot tubs, and spas. For more information, visit APSP.org.