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In one of the interludes during an episode of a famous 1960s cartoon show, Bullwinkle J. Moose, appearing in magician’s garb, said, “Hey, Rocky! Watch...more...

The industrial revolution has been fueled by combustion since its very beginning, and combustion produces carbon dioxide gas (CO²). Whether from a power plant, a...more...

I don’t like the Keystone XL pipeline concept for a few different reasons. The project is more of a shoving match between politicians than it...more...

Due to the length of this article, it will be published in two parts. Part one will cover why we need permits. Next month, part...more...

Some months ago I was approached by staff from the UCLA Extension Engineering & Technology to teach plumbing design online classes. Some of you already...more...

The Hoover Dam is one of the most important single structures in the U.S.  It provided a symbolic transition out of The Great Depression for...more...

Solar heat collectors are commonly installed as "Closed-Loop Pressurized-Glycol" systems in cold climates where freezing weather exists.

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One of the things that defines human beings beyond other living things on the planet is our ability to conceive of and look toward the...more...

Oh, that funky smell of gas. We are all familiar with it. One whiff immediately sends off those warning signals in

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There are currently minimal provisions in the Uniform Plumbing Code, International Plumbing Code, International Property Maintenance Code

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Anita Marie Woodson, age 75, Apt 709; Charlene Lowry, age 71, Apt 924; Ramon Villarreal, age 85, Apt 323; Molly Urban, age 75, Apt 302;...more...

I have noticed a lot of misquoting of the plumbing codes when it comes to hot water system temperatures and hot water system controls. There...more...

With the New Year 2015 underway, it is customary to look back, take stock and make resolutions

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My first office space was in the old American Can Company Warehouse, also known as the 1928

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Employers are required by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) guidelines to provide a safe work environment for workers. This includes

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About 71 percent of the earth is covered in water. The open ocean isn’t currently an environment humans can survive in

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In the movie, "Back to the Future II," during his visit to 2015, Marty purchases a 1950 to 2000 sports almanac,

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Unquestionably, the main event for our industry is the AHR Expo. This year’s event will be in

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It's a new year, and that means it's time to clear the

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope 2015 is a healthy and prosperous year for all of you.

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