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As part of its goal to educate building professionals and consumers in California on reducing water use, Kohler Co. has joined Connect the Drops, a...more...

A recent episode of “Manufacturing Marvels” shown on Fox Business News, featured a segment on Forged Components Inc.

If you missed the news segment,...more...

Twenty-nine students are receiving $152,000 worth of financial assistance for the 2015-16 school year via ASHRAE’s scholarship program.

In addition, ASHRAE announced creation of several...more...

F.W. Webb Co., No. 13 on Wholesaler magazine’s 2015 Wholesaling 100, hired Thomas Grunewald as the company’s new senior vice president of sales.

As head of the...more...

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Emerson Industrial Automation

EasyHeat, a business unit of Emerson Industrial Automation, has announced that its SR and TSR Self-Regulating Electric Heat Trace Cables are now CSA- and CSA-UL-approved...more...

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Bosch Thermotechnology

For whole house or commercial building hot water on demand, Bosch Thermotechnology offers its wall-mountable Tronic 5000C and 6000C electric water heaters in kW input...more...

Ten online professional development seminars focused on commissioning, environmental quality, energy efficiency, HVAC applications, and standards and guidelines are being offered this fall by the...more...

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Sloan Valve

Sloan unveils its new Sloan® Hybrid Urinals, which combine a world-class, multi-patented urinal cartridge with revolutionary Jetrinse™ Solution Technology that keep urinals and drain lines...more...

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio has signed legislation aimed at preventing further outbreaks of deadly Legionnaires’ disease.

An outbreak that began last...more...

After the New York City Council last week passed legislation to require the inspection of city cooling towers for the legionella bacteria, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...more...

With 12 confirmed dead and more than 120 cases of infection due to legionellosis, New York City Council on Thursday adopted legislation that requires adherence...more...

There’s one place with near-constant running water that can be tapped for energy without causing environmental problems: cities’ drinking water pipe. LucidEnergy, a Portland, Oregon-based...more...

New regulations approved by the California Energy Commission mean shower heads sold in California will be limited to spraying 2 gallons per minute beginning in...more...

Pat Graef, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, director, evaporative media core technology, research and development, Munters Corp., Fort Myers, Fla., was installed as a vice president of...more...

A new study from Perdue University provides guidance to health officials and drinking water providers on how to decontaminate plumbing systems.

"In the wake of...more...

The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times report on confusing and differing New York City and state responses to the Legionnaires’ outbreak as two more people...more...

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo promised Sunday to begin state regulation of the structures, which have been blamed for a Legionnaires’ disease outbreak in the...more...

I joined a U.S. manufacturer of hydronic heating products and pumps in 1962. Over the last 53 years, I have witnessed the startup, evolution and...more...

Sometimes plumbing designs can look great on paper, but once installed out in the field, an en-tirely different scenario may ensue. Whether the unintended consequence...more...

The concept of “going green” has morphed in many ways on its way to becoming considered a popular culture phrase. From its early, modern-day political association...more...

Each year, I utilize one of my summer articles to encourage readers to seek out professional development. So, per tradition, this month I am taking...more...

The PHCP industry may have an entirely different R&D lab to test its products. Pegasus Global Holdings is currently restarting plans to build a full-size...more...

If you want a hot tip on low gas prices, I know two places where filling up your car won’t break the bank. Saudi Arabia...more...

Renewable energy technologies like hybrid cars and solar electric power require a higher level of technology and automated intelligence that can be expected to come...more...

In a few months, a new edition of NFPA 13, the 2016 edition, will be available. There were a few NITMAMS at the NFPA Technical...more...

This month’s column is an update on several plumbing related organizations and their code and standard activities. The American Society of Sanitary Engineering International (ASSE)...more...

In the past I have written about gas pipe sizing, but some recent events have caused me to want to revisit the subject. As many of...more...

North Andover, Mass. – Watts Water recently unveiled www.onewattswater.com, a microsite that provides an overview of the broad selection of water products, services and solutions provided...more...

Keeping building occupants comfortable while minimizing energy use is a balancing act for engineers who design HVAC&R systems and buildings. One way they can achieve...more...

A UCLA report found that California water agencies are unable to keep close track of how much their own pipes are leaking.

Researchers with the...more...

Climate change is expected to decrease heating demand and increase cooling demand for buildings and affect outdoor thermal comfort, according to research published in Scientific...more...

Each day, more than 1 billion gallons of water are pumped into New York City from 19 upstate reservoirs and three lakes, some more than...more...

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s sustainability initiative – Planet Proposition – is celebrating a highly successful second year, with significant energy savings achieved via its HVAC solutions,...more...

A new study published today in Nature Climate Change finds a formula developed in the 1960s and used to design and calibrate most heating and...more...

On July 21, Armstrong Fluid Technology, in partnership with Maddock Industries, hosted engineers and building owners at the Palmer House Hilton

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Uponor, Inc.

Ecoflex pre-insulated pipe is now offered in 1, 1¼ and 1½ inch ASTM sizes. ASTM Ecoflex features hePEX plus barrier tubing

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General Pipe Cleaners

The Sewerooter T-3 packs the power, portability and capacity to clear clogs from lines 2 to 4 inches in diameter and up to 100 feet...more...

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Elkay

Perfect Drain eliminates the gap around the drain, reducing the chance that bacteria and grime can build up in and around

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Watts Water Technologies

Track lavatory carriers feature a proprietary design that allows for independent horizontal and vertical adjustment of arms. The new “fast carriers”

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Novaflex

Z-VENT Commercial reduces total installed vent system cost. Patented factory-fitted fail-safe sealing gaskets install in half the time of field-sealed systems.

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The Drinkable Book™ is both a water filter and an instruction manual for how and why to clean drinking water.  This filter is patent pending...more...

A new report from the CDC provides an update on infections associated with drinking water in the U.S. from 2011-2012. During these two years,...more...

Los Angeles, CA - California Gov. Jerry Brown applaudes citizens for a job well done on decreasing water usage in the state by 27% - two percent higher...more...

Los Angeles, CA - Sen. Dianne Feinstein will likely face challenges to her new plan that will inject $1.3 billion into storage and de-salination of water...more...