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Newark, N.J. parents filed a federal lawsuit May 3 against New Jersey’s largest school district over lead found in the drinking water.

The parents of...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers has announced a new feature at the 2016 ASPE Exposition jointly offered with Empowering Pumps. Experts from ASPE, Empowering...more...

Coffman Engineers, Inc. has acquired Honolulu-based fire protection engineering firm S.S. Dannaway Associates, Inc.

SSDA is the Pacific Rim’s leading fire protection engineering firm. They...more...

Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results...more...

The American National Standards Institute Energy Efficiency Standardization Coordination Collaborative on April 27 announced the publication of a progress report detailing the standardization community’s activity...more...

ASSE International is forming a working group for the development of ASSE Series 21000, Professional Qualifications Standard for Rainwater Catchment System Designers, Installers and Inspectors....more...

The Fire Protection Systems III has been revised and updated, and a PDF download is available for purchase at ASPE's online store.

The handbook...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials  is seeking volunteers wishing to participate on the development of the 2018 edition of the Uniform Solar...more...

Viega and ARCOM have announced a partnership to promote Viega solutions to architects, engineers and design professionals in the leading specification software MasterSpec.

ARCOM carefully...more...

More than 76 million Baby Boomers, or nearly one-quarter of the estimated U.S. population of 320 million, are nearing or entering retirement and are deciding...more...

New York City Mayor de Blasio announced April 22 new energy efficiency initiatives that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions from New York City’s more than...more...

Bradley Corp., has announced that Bryan Mullett will be promoted to president/CEO, representing the fifth generation of leadership by the Mullett family.

Mullett, currently chief...more...

Demand for behind-the-wall plumbing products is projected to advance 6.5 percent annually to $12.4 billion in 2020.

Behind-the-wall plumbing products comprise the pipe and fittings...more...

Michigan would have the toughest lead-testing rules in the nation and require the replacement of all underground lead service pipes in the state under a...more...

The conference schedule for the upcoming Pump Summit Americas has been released with a complete timetable of plenary presentations, workshops, and speakers’ corner presentations for the event...more...

The first company to introduce no-water urinals to the U.S. market is celebrating its 25th anniversary on May 1, 2016. Waterless Co. Inc, a family-run...more...

The Plumbing Efficiency Research Coalition has released the Phase 2.1 supplemental report on the drainline transport of solid waste in building drains. The study builds...more...

Bradley Corp. has won three Awards for Design Excellence for its Express ELX-Series and Verge LVS-Series Lavatories and its Aerix+ Hand Dryer Series.

Bradley’s winning...more...

TOTO USA has decided to enlist the services of IAPMO EGS (Electrical, Gas and Solar), The IAPMO Group’s testing and certification division for electrical products,...more...

 

Virginia Tech researchers who have been closely monitoring drinking water in Flint, Mich., said April 13 that residents need to flush more water through...more...