skip to Main Content

CMS Adoption

With CMS’ adoption of the 2012 NFPA 101, one of the impacts to facility operations is that Fire Suppression Systems are to be maintained, inspected, and tested in accordance with the 2011 version of NFPA 25 rather than the 1998 version.    However, the State of Colorado Department Of Public Safety Division of Fire Prevention and Control has adopted the 2014…

Joint Commission eliminates Plans for Improvement

This is a major revision by TJC, and was discussed during George Mills’ seminar at ASHE on Tuesday July 12.  Please review and share with your compliance officers. Joint Commission eliminates Plans for Improvement The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has asked the Joint Commission to make several changes to its Statement of Conditions process, and the Joint Commission will…

New IECC submittal requirements policy

Based on the newly-adopted International Energy Conservation Code, Denver will now require drawings to document the energy-compliance path for building envelope and systems. This early submittal step will help expedite plan reviews, ensure compliant drawings and improve inspection results. This policy will hopefully have a tremendous impact on the quality of submittals and specifically outline best practices that will ultimately…

Back To Top