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Sloan has introduced its new continuing education course, “Understanding Regulatory Compliance for Water Efficiency in Commercial Plumbing.”

Sloan’s newest continuing education course hones in on...more...

A new study by the Fire Protection Research Foundation highlights positive opinions of home fire sprinklers by homeowners and most government officials in U.S. states...more...

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Watts Water Technologies

Watts Dead Level Trench Drains incorporate a patented frame-anchored design that provides both structural stability and ease of installation. Self-aligning channels and anchors that tie...more...

Jim Hengehold, senior vice president – Powell Engineering will retire at year’s end.

Hengehold began his career with Powell in 1980 as a project engineer....more...

Recognizing the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, ASHRAE and IES are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has released the 2015 edition of the South Dakota Plumbing Code. The book can be purchased and...more...

The Builders Merchants Federation and the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineers have agreed a strategic alliance that will see the two organisations collaborating...more...

The American Fire Sprinkler Association has announced that Steve A. Muncy, CAE is retiring as president effective Dec. 31, and the board of directors have...more...

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Xylem

Xylem has released the fifth generation HYDROVAR, an intelligent pump controller that accurately adapts to system demands, helping end users realize cost and energy savings...more...

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Zoeller Pump Co.

Zoeller Pump Co. has added two new models to its Shark grinder pump series. The 1.0 HP Model 818 and the 1.5 HP Model 819...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to announce that the following individuals were elected by Chapter Delegates to serve the Society on the...more...

ICC Evaluation Service has introduced a new Affiliate Program to support ICC-ES’ clients (building, plumbing, mechanical and gas product manufacturers). The Affiliate Program will...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials recently completed Technical Committee Meetings toward the development of the 2018 editions of the Uniform Solar Energy...more...

In a continued effort to be fully engaged in the codes arena, the American Supply Association is proud to announce that it will serve as...more...

ASPE announced a number of awards at its Biennial Banquet, Nov. 1, held in conjunction with its recent convention and expo in Phoenix:

George W....more...

Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Building Data based in Rocklin, Calif.

Building Data’s managed content and software...more...

The American Fire Sprinkler Association announces the 2017 schedule for its Beginning Fire Sprinkler System Planning School. Six 2017 sessions have been scheduled for Jan....more...

The Speedrooter XL clears tough clogs in 3-inch to 10-inch lines, up to 200 feet. The rugged, easy-to-maneuver product sports a 3/4 hp motor and...more...

The ActiClean Toilet cleans itself by combining the power of VorMax flushing technology with a fully integrated self-cleaning system. The user presses the button for the...more...

Today’s most advanced two-way wireless mesh submetering systems are providing both visualization and control capabilities to property owners/managers and tenants. The biggest water savings from...more...

In today’s built environment, the growing emphasis on water-based fire protection systems challenges plumbing engineers to provide adequate pressure and flow while protecting the potable...more...

It all began in a small warehouse right outside Fort Worth, Texas. That is — when two friends Harry Cohn and Clyde Gregory founded Cohn &...more...

Last month, I had the good fortune to take a short vacation in Las Vegas. I stayed in the newly developed area of City Center,...more...

The tricky part of this is that one must look not only at the changes occurring with the 2012 edition of NFPA 101; one must...more...

The list of items below are common things that I find during investigations of commercial, institutional and industrial buildings. These are related to design, installation...more...

As someone who has been adjacent to the plumbing industry my entire life, when I hear non-plumbers say things like, “I’m just going to do...more...

Assigning room names could impact your medical gas design. For example, what would you expect to find in a room called “Special Care Nursery?” Would...more...

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When was the last time you sold something in HVAC strictly on its curb appeal? Having been an HVAC contractor for more than two decades,...more...

Even a fully functional solar hydronic heating system may overheat, and this is most likely to happen when there is plenty of sun, but the...more...

The three-way mixing valve is a microprocessor-controlled valve designed to regulate the temperature of the water supply in a radiant hating and cooling system by...more...

HeatMatrixInstallers can have the versatility to vary wire spacing, allowing customers a choice of different heat outputs, based on floor and room heating needs. The...more...

The Stealth UHET Dual Flush toilet is equipped with two flush options — the half, which is 0.5 gallons per flush (GPF), and the full,...more...

The Canadian Institute of Plumbing and Heating has awarded the Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Centre with its National Water Wise Award for the Aquarium's longstanding...more...

Grundfos will showcase several pressure boosting pumps at its 2017 AHR EXPO booth in Las Vegas to foster awareness of the company’s multifaceted pumping solutions....more...

New webpage and brochure bring together a world of options

Sloan has simplified the process of selecting faucets for commercial applications by introducing two new...more...

The EPA is considering the best way to update its Lead and Copper Rule, or LCR. The primary way that lead and copper enter drinking...more...

Clemson University gained a new namesake: Legionella clemsonensis, a novel strain of the Legionella bacteria.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) gave the...more...

International Code Council Members elected board officers and directors during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting at the 2016 Annual Conference and Group B Public Comment...more...