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IAPMO Evaluation Service Brings in New Director


The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) Evaluation Service (ES) announced today the hiring of Amir Zamanian, Professional Engineer as the Business Unit Director. Prior to joining IAPMO, Mr.
Zamanian has held increasingly responsible positions with the California Department of Transportation, various large public works contracting and engineering firms and the County of Allegheny, Pennsylvania -Department of Capital Projects.

These assignments have provided Amir with a strong background in coordinating multiple projects with high-expectation performance criteria. These skills will assist IAPMO’s building products customers in deriving the most rapid benefit from their formal Evaluation Service reports complying with the International Building Code® (IBC).

For the last two years, IAPMO has provided an alternative source for fully ANSI accredited ISO/IEC guide 65 product reports for items other than plumbing and mechanical products. These reports carry a trusted Mark of Conformity and are recognized by building officials nationally as complying with all building code exception criteria.

Zamanian joins will lead the Evaluation Service team using his background in project management to ensure value-conscious, rapid completion of product ES reports. He will work with client manufacturing firms in determining their requirement documentation through their adherence to quality management systems and needed management reviews of their systems in order to provide the most efficiently processing of Evaluation Service listings. He will play a critical role in fully implementing this service of IAPMO.

Shahin Moinian, IAPMO’s Senior Director of R&T, commented that “Amir will bring solid leadership strength to the ES team. He is extremely familiar with the dynamic needs our customers place evaluation services and the importance of having these very important compliance documents in hand prior to their product launches. He will significantly strengthen our commitment to this extremely competitive opportunity for our customers.”

IAPMO ES evaluates building products, materials and designs according to all applicable codes and standards, ensuring continuous compliance to such documents. IAPMO ES is part of The IAPMO Group’s family of companies. Learn more about IAPMO ES at www.iapmoes.org.

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