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WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff is home to a woman who is not only beating those odds as an 11-year employee, but shattering glass ceilings as...more...

When engineering and designing a new building, expansion or retrofit, the team always has the end user and their clients in mind with every detail....more...

Water-efficient toilets, faucets and other plumbing fixtures have become routine specifications in the last decade. However, the next plateau of water conservation for plumbing engineers...more...

Since 1968, Best Plumbing has been providing a full range of plumbing services in the Seattle area. From new construction installations to plumbing repairs, they...more...

The fitness tracker. One of the most recent iterations of the Internet in the form of convenience. A long-shot from the Internet of 1988 when concepts...more...

The purpose of the sanitary drainage system is to remove effluent discharged from plumbing fixtures and other equipment to an approved point of disposal. In...more...

More than 120 manufacturers’ reps gathered in Rochester, N.Y. to attend Liberty Pumps’ annual sales meeting from November 1-3, 2015. The meeting also served as...more...

When the Bell & Gossett (B&G) Company introduced its better booster pump in 1930, it established a legacy of ingenuity, quality and affordability that continues...more...

Nearly a year ago, Bryan Edwards, P.E., CxA, CEA, LEED AP BD+C, received an email that would change his life, and the lives of at...more...

Restrooms available in public buildings, sport venues, offices, rest stops, theaters, etc. are considered “commercial.” The design considerations must address the number of users, durability,...more...

David S. LeMay is the kind of guy whose business card just can’t easily spell out all of what he does for a living at...more...

The 2016 AHR Expo will soon heat up the floor of the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla. The show takes place on January...more...

Most plumbing engineers are expected to wear a wide variety of hats when designing plumbing systems. More often than not, their responsibilities overlap into engineering...more...

One of my clients recently mentioned to me that when hiring prospective sales people he looks for a "passion for sales” in their personality. The...more...

In 1900, J.A. Zurn set out to eliminate wastewater back up in homes and buildings. To do so, he started Zurn Industries and manufactured his...more...

The design and construction industry encourages engineers and architects to be adversarial. It promotes seclusion based on time and energy. But, it takes time and...more...

One of the major headaches for engineers and contractors in today’s complicated construction projects is properly balancing a multi-loop domestic hot water system (DHWS). Getting...more...

“We had an economic turndown, so I had to let him go. And, he was really pissed off about that,” Saltzberg explained. The young man...more...

From November 18-20, I was in our nation’s capital for the annual Greenbuild Convention and Exposition. As a first-time attendee, it was a pleasure to...more...

The 2015 Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) Conference took place October 26-29, at Hotel Contessa on the River Walk in San Antonio, Texas. PMI gathered together...more...