Plumbing Engineer - Features: November 2014
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Plumbing Engineer - Features: November 2014

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Education projects…scientifically speaking
As cliché, as using a STEM reference to discuss education project design may be, it somehow feels right. This issue of Plumbing Engineer project roundup takes the scientific method of observation, hypothesis, prediction, experimentation and conclusion and uses it to flesh ... >> More

Green water systems and opportunistic premise plumbing pathogens
The goal of creating building water systems that are more sustainable has been embraced by green building and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) advocates, as well as consumers. Current versions of LEED require water conservation measures ... >> More

The time has come to address pump efficiency standards

With an estimated 20 percent or more of the electricity in the U.S. consumed by commercial and industrial water pumps, creating a more energy-efficient product is a critical issue facing pump manufacturers. Although some U.S. manufacturers have taken steps toward a goal ... >> More

Q&A with Margo Mee, product manager at Haws Corp.

In many work environments, properly installed and utilized emergency fixtures can mean the difference between a minor injury and a major injury or worse. When health and safety is on the line, it’s important to make sure all necessary considerations are taken into account ... >> More

Commercial Steam – Part I

My company has installed and serviced residential steam boilers since it started more than ten years ago. We have also developed a profitable niche of repairing, servicing and installing commercial steam boilers. While we have done bigger, our comfort level is right around 2 million ... >> More

Pre-assembled fire pump packages provide cumulative value

Engineers, contractors and building owners are beginning to discover what fire safety professionals have known for years. Factory assembled pump packages reduce cost, save time, and increase the quality of the installation. Pre-assembled fire pump packages mean fast, ... >> More


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