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Since 2012, leaders in the plumbing industry have gathered together annually to voice the concerns of everyone from homeowners to lawmakers. The group, founded by...more...

If you’ve been on a commercial jobsite recently, you may have seen an opaque white pipe being used for the potable plumbing system. This pipe,...more...

When designing the above ground cast iron hubless piping system for a building, many engineers and contractors make a common but potentially disastrous mistake: they...more...

Specifying the right fire sprinkler system for commercial applications can be a complex and challenging issue—not only because of the large number of lives at...more...

The Mohegan tribe created a fairy tale destination spot in 2007 with some of northeast Pennsylvania’s finest dining, retail shopping and live entertainment events. Boasting...more...

In February 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the WaterSense H2Otel Challenge to encourage hotels to “ACT" by Assess water use and savings opportunities, Change...more...

The Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association (DPHA) was founded in 2002 to serve as a cutting-edge nonprofit organization that creates competitive advantages for its members...more...

Manufacturers, regulators and consumers look to NSF International for the development of public health standards and certification programs. Such standards help protect the global environment...more...

By Richard Hanson, 
www.ecovieenvironmental.com and www.georgiawatertanks.com

Water. Second only to air in terms of value to life. Yet, most construction projects treat this valuable resource...more...

Can the world’s biggest trade show for our industry get bigger? Apparently so. ISH 2015 set a new record for the number of exhibitors and...more...

There’s some good news for the hospitality industry, according to a 2013 survey by J. D. Power. Hotel guest satisfaction is at its highest point...more...

The Hyatt Regency Atlanta is a 1,260-room luxury hotel near Atlanta’s city center, encompassing some 1,487,000 square feet in three towers.

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The prior...more...

As a relatively new company, K. Regan Mechanical (founded in 2006) felt it needed a competitive edge to open doors to new business in the...more...

This summer one of the premier events in fire and life safety will take place in Chicago, Ill. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will...more...

It’s easy to limit the discussion on hands-free to everyday examples, such as the faucet in an office kitchen or the toilet at the airport....more...

Back in 1985, when I first entered this industry, my then boss at JB&B, Richard Reilly, wrote a feature article for Plumbing Engineer titled, "High-Rise...more...

On April 16, NAECA went into effect. As Plumbing Engineer is wrapping up updates for that standard, we are also preparing

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By Jim Allen, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, Director of Plumbing Engineering, Jordan & Skala Engineers, Inc.

Balancing valves in recirculation systems does what Marsha Brady’s...more...

MaineGeneral Alfond Center for Health

Background: MaineGeneral Health was in triage mode, considering how best to deal with a hodgepodge of aging health care facilities. The...more...

Special to Plumbing Engineer from ThermOmegaTech

Many buildings require multiple branches off the hot water supply line. Water flows to the

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