ASA is a federation of regional and national organizations serving the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling-Piping (PHCP) Industry. For over 25 years, ASA has provided the forum for PHCP wholesale distributors from around the country to discuss the critical issues facing them. Membership in ASA provides a national alliance with industry colleagues, manufacturers, and other suppliers that is virtually impossible to get elsewhere.
The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is the international organization for professionals skilled in the design, specification and inspection of plumbing systems. ASPE is dedicated to the advancement of the science of plumbing engineering, to the professional growth and advancement of its members and the health, welfare and safety of the public.
ASTM is a not-for-profit organization that provides a forum for producers, users, ultimate consumers, and those having a general interest (representatives of government and academia) to meet on common ground and write standards for materials, products, systems, and services. ASTM standards-development activities encompass metals, paints, plastics, textiles, petroleum, construction, energy, the environment, consumer products, medical services and devices, computerized systems, electronics, and many other areas.
CIPH is a non-profit trade association founded in Montreal in 1993. Membership exceeds 225 Canadian companies including Manufacturers, Wholesalers, Manufacturers’ Agents, and Allied Associations who manufacture and distribute plumbing, hydronic heating, industrial waterworks, and other environmental products.
CSA International is an independent, not-for-profit organization supported by more than 8,000 members. They have a network of offices, partners and strategic alliances in Canada, the U.S., and around the world. Established in 1919, CSA International is a leader in the field of standards development and the application of these standards through product certification, management systems registration and information products.
The National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors is dedicated to the promotion, advancement, education, and training of the industry, for the protection of our environment and the health, safety, and comfort of society.
Behind the NSF mark is an independent, not-for-profit organization called NSF International. For over 50 years NSF has been committed to public health, safety and protection of the environment by developing standards, by providing education and by providing third-party conformity assessment services while representing the interest of all stakeholders.
PPFA is committed to the ongoing education and advancement in plastic fittings for the plumbing industry. Supporting end users and plumbing organizations with up-to-date information and news on the benefits of plastic plumbing fittings, PPFA offers its members a collective voice in the Plumbing Industry.
PDI is an excellent source of information and product standards for plumbing and drainage products. We are a useful resource for plumbing and drainage professionals, architects, contractors, and public officials.