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Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) has been one of the industry’s advocates that has been vocal about water shortage issues, specifically the drought situation in California....more...

HOLDRITE is rapidly growing. And as it is growing, the privately held manufacturer is focusing on designing innovative plumbing solutions that will help improve the...more...

Between 1990 and 2010, the city of Cottonwood, Ariz., located in the state’s second fastest growing county, nearly doubled its residential service area. This growth...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is excited for the next generation of industry talent. So excited that the society developed ASPE Young Professionals...more...

I joined a U.S. manufacturer of hydronic heating products and pumps in 1962. Over the last 53 years, I have witnessed the startup, evolution and...more...

Sometimes plumbing designs can look great on paper, but once installed out in the field, an en-tirely different scenario may ensue. Whether the unintended consequence...more...

The concept of “going green” has morphed in many ways on its way to becoming considered a popular culture phrase. From its early, modern-day political association...more...

On July 21, Armstrong Fluid Technology, in partnership with Maddock Industries, hosted engineers and building owners at the Palmer House Hilton

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For years now, health care facilities have been looking into alternative methods of designing and constructing first-class facilities that provide the highest value at the lowest costs to build. Design and construction teams for these facilities have to develop new ideas and...more...

By Sarah Cimarusti, Assistant Editor

Listen. Do you hear that? That’s the sound of information moving about. In 2015, the ways in which we consume infor-...more...

On May 12, the Virginia Blue Ridge Chapter of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) hosted a “table top” at its monthly meeting held at Bulls Steakhouse...more...

Perhaps one of the most important human needs in our society is a supply of clean safe drinking water. And, it is also something that...more...

We’ve all read about the drought in California and he steps that have been taken to conserve water. In November 2014, Governor Jerry Brown won approval for a $7.5 billion...more...

In my last column, I made the argument for webinars being better and more frequently used by our industry. The subject matter is there, we...more...

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...