APA Activates ANSI/APA PRP 210-2019 Committee
July 2018—As an American National Standards developer accredited by American National Standards Institute (ANSI), APA is activating APA Standards Committees for the revision of ANSI/APA PRP 210-2014, Standard for Performance-Rated Engineered Wood Siding. ANSI/APA PRP 210 has been adopted by the 2018 International Residential Code (IRC) and International Building Code (IBC) in the U.S. The APA standards committees are operated under the consensus process approved by ANSI, which requires transparent, openness, and balanced interest. The committee membership is open to all interested parties under the categories of manufacturer, supplier, user, and general interest. Those interested in joining the APA standards committee should contact BJ Yeh by August 23, 2018.