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​U.S. moves up to No. 8 in international scorecard.

Germany continues to lead the world in energy efficiency, followed by Italy and Japan (tied for...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is seeking and accepting applications for technical experts to participate on a Standards Task Group toward the...more...

AERCO International, a Watts company and a leading supplier of boilers and water heating products, is pleased to announce that James F. Dagley has been...more...

Little scientific research exists on the relationship between low flow rates and opportunistic waterborne pathogens in plumbing systems. That’s why Plumbing Manufacturers International announced a...more...

According to a new survey by Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, momentum is growing behind the implementation of Building Information Modeling across the construction industry, with...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to welcome Tyler Pipe & Coupling to the Society’s Affiliate Sponsor Program.

ASPE’s Affiliate Sponsor Program provides...more...

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Speakman

Speakman has introduced its Lifesaver Emergency Shower Head, a safety shower head providing a spray strong enough to cleanse away harmful chemicals, but soft enough...more...

After a nearly two-year evaluation, the NIRON PP-RCT pipe and fittings system has passed the rigorous Massachusetts approval process for plastic piping.

NIRON has received...more...

NSF International and ASHRAE have signed a memorandum of understanding dedicated to protecting public health by establishing safe management practices for building water systems.

These...more...

The Sump and Sewage Pump Manufacturers Association has revised a listing of sump, sewage and effluent pumps that meet or exceed the industry Standards. Pumps...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has revised the regulations governing the development of the 2017 Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE Stand)...more...

To thank their U.S. customers, Saniflo put together a special promotion called, “Trip of a Lifetime.” Two groups traveled to Paris, France in April...more...

If there’s any good news coming out of Flint, Michigan, it’s that the municipal water has improved so much in recent months that it’s finally...more...

Nearly 60 years ago, in a small town outside of Paris, France, named Brégy, the first known toilet macerating system was created. The system was...more...

On May 12, more than 16 well-known organizations and companies in the plumbing industry gathered at the Westin O’Hare, in Rosemont, Illinois, for the 5th...more...

For a while now, our sister publication, PHC News, has conducted an annual internet usage survey. It has been interesting to see how technology has...more...

The fifth International Emerging Technology Symposium 2016 (IETS) graced the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois on May 10-11. During this crucial, in-depth event professionals in...more...

Habitar Design is a residential one-stop shop for interior design and construction. The firm helps clients do everything from selecting paint colors and choosing furniture,...more...

The other day one of our estimators ran a gas system design past me that came across his desk from another engineering firm. It was...more...

NFPA recently published the report summarizing the results of this workshop.  Sponsored by NFPA, it took place December 14-15, 2015, in Lake Buena Vista, Florida....more...

I have had several discussions with people who are concerned about proposed water conservation legislation in California and the city of Los Angeles.  The proposals...more...

In an election year, politicians usually tell you what you want to hear. They say your hometown will see lots of new jobs. This seems...more...

The scorched-earth approach taken by both parties in the presidential primaries will make reconciliation impossible. What happened to the days where Republican Ronald Reagan could...more...

“Why should someone spend time with you?” That was the question I asked the six sales people who were the subjects of an intense week-long...more...

Flat-plate solar heat collectors are most often mounted facing the sun at some fixed tilt and orientation. The same is true for evacuated tube collectors....more...

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Enviro Water Solutions LLC

These eco-friendly tanks are made from a recyclable polypropylene that is a thermoplastic polymer widely used in many different applications due to its rugged and...more...

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Grundfos

The PACOpaQ is designed for chilled and hot water distribution, condenser water, geothermal loop, district heating and cooling, and many other water-based systems. The system...more...

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Neoperl

The MIKADO aerator can change water streams to create a unique visually-satisfying experience. With its delicate lines and distinctive spray pattern, the MIKADO creates a...more...

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Jones Stephens

These copper press fittings provide water and airtight sealing for industrial, commercial and residential applications and are compatible with most press tools. Developed for use...more...

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Woodford Manufacturing

The Model 22 and the V22 (vertical version) freezeless hot and cold faucets allow homeowners to have hot and cold water outside. Both faucets are...more...

At-home water treatment continues to be seen as a significant part of the immediate solution in Flint, Michigan, while the city continues to address the...more...

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating is pleased to announce that Robert Waters has joined the Institute as technical consultant for Codes & Standards....more...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015-2022" report to their offering.

The...more...

The Herald-Whig reports that the Illinois Veterans Home, Quincy, Ill., unveiled a new water treatment and delivery system that costs nearly $5 million. Legionnaires’ disease...more...

Fedrizzi will assume new job on Nov. 4.

The International WELL Building Institute, a public benefit corporation whose mission is to improve human health and...more...

More and more, construction industry contractors and owners are discovering the time and cost-saving benefits of smart modeling technology. Enhancing the power of this technological...more...

Canadians are demanding safer, healthier and more accessible construction where they live, work and play. To address these demands, some 600 changes were introduced in...more...

An alliance to prevent Legionnaire's disease has recently launched www.PreventLegionnaires.org, a brand new website aimed at providing the public with information about Legionella bacteria,...more...

ASHRAE has installed new officers and directors for 2016-17 at its Annual Meeting held June 25-29. The new president is Timothy G. Wentz, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE,...more...

Even with this winter's strong El Niño, the Sierra Nevada snowpack will likely take until 2019 to return to pre-drought levels, according to a new...more...