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Heat exchangers installed in a hospital to conserve energy promoted growth of Legionella pneumophila in the hot water supply, according to a new study published...more...

Cornell University has unveiled plans to heat the university with geothermal energy.

Cornell's project, called Earth Source Heat, will research technologies for employing geothermal heat...more...

With approximately 80 percent of exhibitors indicating they will be displaying new or enhanced products, systems and technologies at the International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition,...more...

Zurn Industries has announced the opening of its Dubai facility servicing customers and a network of strategic partners located in the Middle East, Africa and...more...

Watts Water Technologies and Plumbing Engineer will present a free webcast on “Digital Mixing: The Smart, Safe, Efficient Way to Deliver Hot Water in Commercial...more...

 

 

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials on Oct. 25-26 will host Technical Committee meetings toward the ANSI-accredited consensus development of the...more...

The U.S. Senate recently passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation’s water infrastructure, including authorization for the U.S. EPA’s WaterSense program, for which IAPMO has been...more...

American Standard Water Heaters announced that it is enhancing the purchasing experience for commercial customers nationwide by increasing warranty coverage on commercial water heaters to...more...

A federal court on Sept. 19 cleared the path for ICC Evaluation Services to proceed with its copyright infringement complaint against the International Association of...more...

International Exposition Company announces the winners of the 2017 AHR Expo (International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition) Innovation Awards.

The annual awards competition honors the most...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International has opened registration for its 2016 PMI Annual Conference – its annual gathering of plumbing and water sustainability professionals – and unveiled...more...

A new analysis of 100 million Medicare records from U.S. adults aged 65 and older reveals rising healthcare costs for infections associated with opportunistic premise...more...

Second death linked to Legionnaires’ at center.

A second death of a University of Washington Medical Center patient has been linked to Legionnaires’ disease.

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Sloan

Improved battery life from three years to six years.

Sloan has redesigned its current G2/ECOS line of battery-operated flushometers. The biggest improvements to the product...more...

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G.T. Water Products

The TP123 Pneumatic Test Plug is the newest addition to the GT Water Products, Safe-T-Seal Test Plug offering. It has a wide-reaching expansion capacity of...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, publisher of the Uniform Plumbing Code and Uniform Mechanical Code, is calling for public comments on the...more...

A new brochure from Aquatherm North America discusses how its piping system is the only piping system in North America that can directly contribute to...more...

Uponor’s core purpose is to partner closely with professionals to create better human environments. That means for more than 40 years, we have been seeking...more...

In 2012, Johnson Controls Inc. published a white paper I wrote titled “Solar Thermal Energy: The Time Has Come.” In it, I stated, “Solar heating,...more...

This year, leaders, experts and professionals will join together at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los...more...

Like many countries in the midst of World War II, France found its land decimated and agriculture on the decline. Many French citizens found themselves...more...

Imagine taking a refreshing shower, thinking about the day’s activities, when all of a sudden it happens. Whoosh! Someone flushes the toilet, and without delay,...more...

The woman I’m dating lives  on the waterfront in Newport Beach, SoCal. Her unit faces a marina that separates Newport Beach from Balboa Island, for...more...

First-year law students, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, have a tendency to cling to legal maxims or theories as they begin their quest through the twilight...more...

Before 7 a.m. on April 3, 2015, a fire occurred at Building 6 at the General Electric Appliance Park in Louisville, Kentucky. The fire grew...more...

There isn’t a specific documented day in history that humans first controlled fire. However, my guess is that less than two weeks after that day,...more...

According to  the American Institute of Architects (AIA), “By definition, construction documentation encompasses the preparation of drawings and specifications that set forth the detailed requirements...more...

A newly formed Johnson Controls began operations Sept. 6 following the successful completion of its merger with Tyco.

By uniting Johnson Controls, the number one...more...

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) publishes the industry standard for automatic fire sprinkler systems. The standard is titled “NFPA 13 — Standard for the...more...

In 2012, Johnson Controls, Inc. published a white paper I wrote titled “Solar Thermal Energy: The Time Has Come”. In it, I stated “Solar heating,...more...

The GV90+ cast iron boiler for energy-efficient, comfort heating in residential applications features streamlined controls with simple setup, low maintenance and durable design for the...more...

The Flex924 complete bath waste helps with misalignment between bathtub overflow and drain connection. This product has PVC tubing that connects the overflow to the...more...

The Circuit Solver line with an integrated union and optional built-in check valve as well as a complete assembly.  This product will also be NSF...more...

The product family includes personal emergency eyewashes, a tempered portable eyewash, and two air-pressurized portable eyewashes. Personal emergency eyewashes provide immediate flushing fluid while the...more...

This pre-assembled, one-piece device with a top made of 304 stainless steel, nickel-bronze or cast aluminum has been proven to prevent unwanted debris from going...more...