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For years now, health care facilities have been looking into alternative methods of designing and constructing first-class facilities that provide the highest value at the lowest costs to build. Design and construction teams for these facilities have to develop new ideas and...more...

By Sarah Cimarusti, Assistant Editor

Listen. Do you hear that? That’s the sound of information moving about. In 2015, the ways in which we consume infor-...more...

In May 12, the Virginia Blue Ridge Chapter of the merican Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) osted a “table top” at its monthly meeting held...more...

Perhaps one of the most important human needs in our society is a supply of clean safe drinking water. And, it is also something that...more...

We’ve all read about the drought in California and he steps that have been taken to conserve water. In November 2014, Governor Jerry Brown won approval for a $7.5 billion...more...

We all know how bad the drought is in California. I never found out the precise differences among the terms “severe,” “extreme,” and “exceptional” drought, but every single...more...

I am what could be described as a thermostat nerd. I enjoy walking into mechanical rooms where boilers are modulating along with some sort of smart control driving...more...

In this column, our focus is on Solar Thermal Hydronic Combisystems that typically include multiple sources of heat and multiple heat loads. After designing countless numbers of these...more...

While supporting a design-build team preparing bids for a project to provide a new warehouse building, we almost fell into the ESFR trap. I feel...more...

Engineers are showing less detail on the drawings for valves, strainers, pressure gauges, temperature gauges and other piping accessories. They are showing less information on...more...

Recently, I’ve been involved in an unusual project that proved to be quite a challenge with our local authority, the Los Angeles Department of Building...more...

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Taco

Taco’s now-expanded ECM, wet rotor Viridian line includes the VR3452 high efficiency wet rotor variable speed circulator for chilled and hot water applications, offering up...more...

A couple of decades after Alan Turing ushered in the computer age, another British mathematician named John Horton Conway developed the WINNIE, a “Water...more...

Perrysville, Ohio – As companies across the country observe "Made in the USA Day" on July 2, Mansfield Plumbing will celebrate the day by marking 86...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 town...more...