IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) is pleased to announce that Taiwan-based International Fireproof Technology, Inc. (USA), was issued UES Evaluation Report ER-0499 to reference the 2015 and 2012 editions of the International Building Code® (IBC) and the International Residential Code® (IRC). ER-0499 states that International Fireproof Technology, Inc.’s DC315 Field Applied Intumescent Coatings, as shown in the report, satisfy applicable code requirements. This allows for the specification of the International Fireproof Technology, Inc. DC315 Field Applied Intumescent Coatings products by architects, contractors, specifiers, and designers, and approval of installations by code officials.
The report provides code officials with a concise summary of the products’ attributes and documentation of
Products recognized in an IAPMO UES Evaluation Report have successfully undergone evaluation based on applicable requirements within the Uniform Family of Codes and the International Family of Codes, as well as other codes. IAPMO UES staff examined International Fireproof Technology, Inc.’s information, test reports, calculations, quality-control methods, and other factors to determine the products are code compliant.
“We at International Fireproof Technology, Inc. are extremely pleased with the issuance of ER-0499, the process and how UES runs its program,” Executive Vice President Gary Wolfe said. “UES provides industry-leading technical reviews, and fantastic communication every step of the way. International Fireproof Technology, Inc. finds UES’ passion for what they do to be a game-changing advantage and we highly recommend them.”
The UES program is built upon IAPMO’s more than 70 years of experience in evaluating products for code compliance. Accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), the program operates under ISO/IEC 17065, “General Requirements for Bodies Operating Product Certification Systems.”
IAPMO’s UES offers a full range of recognition opportunities, including recognition for the applicable national model codes, as well as Florida, California and various other state codes. By incorporating all of these recognitions into one concise report prepared by an internationally recognized product certification body, the UES program reduces cost and increases value.
“International Fireproof Technology, Inc. can now reference ER-0499 for its DC315 Field Applied Intumescent Coatings to ensure that code officials quickly have the information required for their decision on approval,” said UES Vice President Richard Beck, PE, CBO, MCP. “Our program also stands out because of stellar customer service and the utilization of in-house staff, along with the technical expertise of professional engineering firms, who are leaders in each area of recognition. UES engineers answer their telephones.”
About IAPMO’S Uniform ES
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) coordinates the development and adoption of plumbing, mechanical, swimming pool, and solar energy codes to meet the specific needs of individual jurisdictions in the United States and abroad. IAPMO Uniform ES (UES) is one of the two prominent evaluation service providers (as noted by SEAOC, see uniform-es.org for details). UES reports provide evidence that products and systems satisfy code requirements within the scope and conditions of use as noted in each report. For more information on IAPMO Uniform ES, direct your web browser to www.uniform-es.org or contact Richard Beck at (909) 472-4202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.