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Wiss, Janney, Elstner Associates (WJE) has hired Michael J. Rzeznik, P.E. to be the new Associate Principal. Rzeznik comes to the company with 27 years...more...

The last day to save on 2017 ASHRAE Annual Conference registration fees is June 12. This four-day conference brings industry experts and professionals together for...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) expressed its appreciation to Senators John Boozman (R-Ark.) and Ben Cardin (D-Md.) for introducing the Clean, Safe, Reliable Water Infrastructure Act...more...

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) announced that its Conduit Division has been renamed the Power and Communications Division (PCD). The change was prompted by growth...more...

Kicking off the fifth annual Infrastructure Week, U.S. Senators Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Jon Boozman (R-AR) introduced The Clean Safe Reliable Water Infrastructure Act, legislation...more...

Southland Industries, the MEP building systems experts providing engineering, construction, operations and energy service solutions, named Payman Farrokhyar Southern California Division Leader. His previous position...more...

Speakman is proud to announce its exclusive design partnership with Clodagh, the designer of luxury products and experiential environments for hotels and multifamily residences. The...more...

Developed in partnership with Thomas Enterprise Solutions, a comprehensive database of 2D drawings, 3D CAD and Business Information Modeling (BIM) models, along with technical data...more...

In 1919, Lou Alta Wilson and Hilda Counts got this response from the University of North Carolina:

“In reply to your recent communication, I would...more...

The ASSE International Scald Awareness Task Group, who reforms to develop a white paper that includes procedures for replacing residential water heaters to reduce the...more...

The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) released the third edition of the City Energy Efficiency Scorecard this week. The study found that more...more...

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has expanded their partnership certification program with SAI Global-the largest certifying body in Australia and New Zealand.

Under this partnership, plumbing...more...

Conquest Firespray, a manufacturer of fire-rated architectural and engineered duct systems, has announced that the State of Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has...more...

WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and professional services firm, is now WSP worldwide. In the United States, the firm will operate as WSP...more...

Global design firm Stantec has completed the acquisition of Inventrix, a 22-person mechanical engineering firm based in Seattle.

Inventrix delivers modern, intelligent buildings that leverage...more...

IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service’s product evaluation program is going to start a pilot program with the Los Angeles Department of Building Safety in order to...more...

Webstone, a brand of NIBCO, has promoted Brian King to National Sales Manager.

King, Webstone’s former North Central Regional Sales Manager, began his career at...more...

Annual survey highlights your usage and how it affects your job. 

Be honest. How much time do you spend on the internet at work? What...more...

Bradford White Canada, the Canadian subsidiary of Bradford White Corp., recently relocated all operations from the former Mississauga, Ontario facility to a much larger facility...more...

Chicago Faucets, the manufacturer of commercial faucets and fittings, NOW HAS "same day" shipping of products in CFNow! program. The CFNow! program includes approximately 500...more...

GF Piping Systems (GF) has introduced a 200-page, Valve Technical Handbook that provides a new resource for customers seeking detailed valve information. Over 20 manual...more...

Uponor North America (Uponor) is expanding its manufacturing facility in Apple Valley, Minnesota, beginning late spring 2017, with completion expected by January 2018. The $17.4...more...

According to a new research report, the BIM market is expected to grow from $3.6 billion in 2017 to $7.6 billion in 2022.

The market...more...

The ASHRAE Learning Institute has announced 10 courses that will be offered during ASHRAE’s 2017 Annual Conference, June 24-28 in Long Beach, Calif.

The headlining topic...more...

To help address this growing need for knowledge of CO₂ refrigeration systems, Danfoss has developed the Mobile CO₂ Training Unit. The Danfoss Mobile Training Unit...more...

The construction industry is experiencing a mass retirement of skilled professionals; one study indicates that over the next 12 years, the industry will experience a...more...

A partnership between Grundfos and TaKaDu is set to ramp up the companies’ capabilities within digital water management systems. The collaboration will combine Grundfos’ technological...more...

A new sixteen-page brochure, that highlights the Full Line Flushometer Collection, gives architects, engineers and building owners a consolidated outlet to browse through Sloan's complete...more...

TOTO USA hosted a donor appreciation event in its flagship experiential Gallery for Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC) to celebrate its product...more...

T&S Brass, a manufacturer of foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has completed a renovation of its customer contact center to provide additional space for the...more...

Van D. Baxter, a researcher at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, has been appointed director-at-large for ASHRAE.

Baxter, a fellow and life...more...

The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...more...

KJWW Engineering Consultants and TTG Engineers are now IMEG Corp.

The name change follows a 2015 merger between Illinois-based KJWW and California-based TTG, at which...more...

IAPMO R&T Oceana Pty. Ltd. Has acquired HRL's NATA-accredited gas appliance testing laboratory, located in Victoria, Australia.

The deal enables HRL to focus on its...more...

ASHRAE announces recipients of the professional and college editions of DiscoverE’s New Faces of Engineering program, a national initiative designed to identify highly talented, up-and-coming...more...

The Milwaukee Bucks recently announced a new partnership with Johnson Controls to become the official “smart building” partner for the new Wisconsin Entertainment & Sports...more...

Matt Sigler, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) technical director , has added two more committee appointments to his  list of active plumbing industry leadership posts.

Sigler...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) convened the Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE•Stand) Technical Committee (TC) meeting to resolve public comments...more...

Nationally ranked design-build firm Gray Construction announced its acquisition of Spencer Bristol Engineering, a consulting design engineering firm based in Norcross, eorgia The similar values...more...

Cicau Village in Cikarang, Bekasi, West Java, will host this year’s international Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC), IAPMO Group CEO GP Russ Chaney announced at the...more...

I’m not a professional hiker by any stretch of the imagination. But that didn’t stop me from taking on a strenuous trail in the Rocky...more...

Known for manufacturing water heaters with thicker tanks, ensuring quality and longevity from their entire product line, American Standard has reiterated its commitment to wholesale...more...

Mestek’s Distributor Products Group has announced organizational changes throughout business units. Mestek believes these changes will have a positive effect on the core business units....more...

The University of Arizona is offering a new undergraduate program to better prepare engineers to work in collaboration with architects.

The Bachelor of Science in...more...

JENSEN HUGHES has added Christian Noles, PE, as senior fire protection engineer for its Raleigh, North Carolina office.

Noles has 26 years of experience in...more...

LIXIL Corporation announced its SATO toilets have been selected as a finalist for Fast Company’s World Changing Ideas Awards in the Health and the general...more...

Hansgrohe USA is inviting its social following to engage in a new campaign that explores cycling and shower styles; “Shower Like A Pro” celebrates the...more...

As Fluidmaster celebrates its 60th year of operation, the company has announced its participation at the 2017 ISH Trade Fair focused on the Bathroom Experience...more...

Sloan, the manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, has published an Environmental Product Declaration (EPD), Health Product Declaration (HPD) and Declare label for many of its...more...

Marketair's Pipe Prop, a rooftop adjustable piping support system for HVAC, plumbing, roofing, and electrical applications, received a Certificate of Listing from the International Association...more...

Reliable Controls is ensuring its products and processes are free of hazardous substances by declaring Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS2) Compliance on its MACH-Pro line...more...

Nu Flow America has entered into a definitive trademark agreement with Specialized Pipe Technologies (SPT) to expand services offered. 

Aquam Corporation owns both Nu Flow...more...

Fujitsu General America’s New York City “Air Stage,” the company’s Solution Center, is available free-of-charge for professional events and meetings with topics that focus on...more...

Superior Boiler Works, Inc. was notified that the SBW Apache boiler models in sizes 47.5 and 40 horsepower boiler models have been certified as meeting...more...

Armstrong Fluid Technology announced that its employees have donated $10,000 to WaterAid, an international charity dedicated to providing access to safe water, hygiene and sanitation...more...

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) has launched a new online Customer Portal System to support new and existing building, plumbing, mechanical and gas product manufacturers clients.

The...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is proud to announce that Neeta Sharma, managing director of IAPMO India, recently was honored at World...more...

With severe storms, drought and intense heat waves happening more often, historical climate data is losing relevance in Canada’s model national building, energy, fire and...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, in recognition of her integral role in expanding IAPMO’s global prominence, has promoted Donna Estrada to senior...more...

The Hydraulic Institute (HI) announced that Taco Comfort Solutions’ pump test laboratory in Cranston, Rhode Island, received approval through HI’s Pump Test Lab Approval Program. ...more...

AquaMotion Inc., a US manufacturer of Patented circulators, ECM circulators, and recirculation systems, was awarded Canadian Patent No. 2,883,495 for its pump design with flushable...more...

While many kinds of construction claims exist, two of the most popular ones are: breach of contract and negligence. Payment disputes, for example, are typically...more...

In order to create an even better user experience for students, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has redesigned its learning center website...more...

Katharine "Kathie" Morgan began serving as president of ASTM International, one of the world's largest standards development organizations. Morgan will lead a team that supports...more...

Brasscraft Manufacturing Company announced the launch of its newly built website. The website has been designed with the plumber in mind, providing a user-friendly experience...more...

Sloan, a manufacturer of commercial plumbing systems, has launched a new brochure, highlighting its complete Full Line Sink Collection to help architects, designers and engineers...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) is focusing its 2017 advocacy to educate policymakers about the untapped water-saving potential of water-efficient plumbing products, potential threats to safe...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, publisher of the Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code  and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub...more...

ASHRAE has announced a call for papers for its 2018 Winter Conference in Chicago, IL, Jan. 20-24 at the Palmer House Hilton.

This conference includes...more...

Water professionals are encouraged to enroll in Goulds Water Technology’s (GWT) new wastewater e-Learning course that highlights the advantages, disadvantages, features and applications of wastewater...more...

Grumman/Butkus Associates, a firm of energy efficiency consultants and sustainable design engineers, released the results of its 2016 Hospital Energy and Water Benchmarking Survey, focusing...more...

Throughout 2017, Superior Boiler Works Inc., will celebrate 100 years as a continuously operating business. Only one percent of all companies make it to the century...more...

IAPMO R&T's Water Systems Certification Program, North America’s third-party testing and certification body for water treatment products, is offering an asbestos testing option to its...more...

A report released by the National Institute of Building Sciences and the Green Sports Alliance looked at ways the nation’s sports venues can make an...more...

The American solar workforce grew at a historic pace in 2016, a year when one out of every fifty new U.S. jobs was in the...more...

Grundfos announced the launch of its WHO RUNS THE WATER THAT RUNS AMERICA initiative, created to help water and wastewater utilities raise public awareness of...more...

There was so much to see, and do, at the AHR 2017 Expo as it related to trends and innovations in the industry, but ...more...

Held in conjunction with the 25th Building Professional Institute, the International Code Council’s Training & Certification Summit, May 22-26 at the University of Texas at...more...

Court grants summary judgment to standard development organizations.​

The United States District Court for the District of Columbia issued a ruling that will support federal,...more...

More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific Northwest National...more...

The 2017 ASHRAE Winter Conference and the AHR Expo saw record attendance with industry collaboration a strong focus of the events.

The 2017 ASHRAE Winter...more...

In celebration of its recently announced ‘next level of innovation in pumping solutions’, Armstrong Fluid Technology has launched a promotion to also celebrate the innovative...more...

The International Code Council Family of Companies (ICC) created a new honor to acknowledge public safety creativity in the built environment: the ICC Innovation in...more...

ICC Evaluation Service (ICC-ES PMG), that helps with plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas listings, has welcomed Falcon Stainless, Inc. as the first PMG client to...more...

Navien announced that the New Jersey Training Academy and Tech Call Center has doubled in size with a move to a new larger conveniently located...more...

Sloan announced the launch of a Spanish language version of their website. The new site will help a wider range of architects, design professionals, engineers,...more...

Danfoss North America and The Pennsylvania State University at Philadelphia announced a grant from Danfoss in support of the Penn State 2017 Immersive Internship in...more...

Fifty-five people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the industry at the Society’s 2017 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fellow ASHRAE is...more...

The ActiClean self-cleaning toilet from American Standard has been named a 2016 GREEN GOOD DESIGN award recipient in the Green Products category. This recognition was...more...

Zurn Industries, LLC, a member in the commercial plumbing products market, launched a new website with expanded capabilities, simplified navigation, and valuable content for plumbing...more...

System design is the focus of upcoming training sessions at Bell & Gossett’s Little Red Schoolhouse (LRSH), where engineers, contractors and installers can receive hands-on...more...

Diversified Heat Transfer (DHT) announced the launch of its new corporate brand strategy and website, www.dhtnet.com that supports the ongoing evolution of the company's...more...

VaproShield's Two Component Air Barrier System has received the 2016 Beyond Green Award of Merit for a High-Performance Innovation by the Sustainable Buildings Industry Council...more...

Sponsorship and exhibitor registration are on sale for the 2017 Eastern Energy Expo, taking place May 21-25 in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Atlantic Region Energy Expo...more...

McElroy, a maker of pipe fusion machines, and Netafim, an irrigation company, have joined forces to  meet the demand for high-density polyethylene (HDPE) pipeline  solutions...more...

Delta Cooling Towers will display the World’s first anti-microbial cooling tower at this month’s AHR Expo in Las Vegas.

Legionella, the bacteria that causes potentially...more...

Gresham, Smith and Partners announces Bryan Tharpe, P.E., has been named division vice president of the firm’s Building Engineering division. In this role, Tharpe will...more...

The deadline for submitting an abstract to be a presenter at the 10th annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition is 6 p.m. Pacific time,...more...

2 Bluewater water purifiers, donated twelve months ago to Flint, Michigan, as the lead crisis unfolded, continue to deliver hundreds of gallons of contaminant-free tap...more...

Three leading construction industry bodies in the United Kingdom have acted to address increasing confusion over the process of standardizing product information for use in...more...

The IAPMO Group’s product testing laboratory in Jakarta, Indonesia, has achieved ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation from Komite Akreditasi Nasional, Indonesia’s national accreditation body, an important milestone...more...

The American Supply Association (ASA) has announced they has been appointed by the International Code Council (ICC) Board of Directors as a member of the...more...

City official in Grand Rapids, Mich., are considering changing building code violations from criminal misdemeanors to civil infraction tickets for the first three violations.

The...more...

Ivey Engineering, Inc., (IEI), a forensic analysis and expert witness firm, announced the addition of Dr. Daniel N. Bak, a fire and life safety expert...more...

The nine football fields worth of exhibit space at the 2017 AHR Expo in Las Vegas Jan. 30-Feb. 1 will make it the largest show...more...

Cambridge Engineering, a manufacturer of energy-efficient, high temperature, heating and ventilation (HTHV) gas-fired space heating and ventilation equipment, has named Marc Braun as its...more...

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2016 report, Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council, during the Building Innovation...more...

Following a year-long development process, the National Institute of Building Sciences released its new guideline to help building owners utilize building information modeling (BIM). The...more...

Pentair has launched a new online Trace heating system design tool for its range of Raychem pipe freeze protection and flow maintenance systems. The TraceCalc...more...

In accordance with the IAPMO Regulations Governing Committee Projects, IAPMO has announced a Tentative Interim Amendment to the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code...more...

The Board of Directors for Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) has announced that Kittleman & Associates, LLC, a Chicago-based national search firm focused on CEO search...more...

ASHRAE announced the topics and a call for presenters for its new Building Performance Analysis Conference, formerly known as the ASHRAE Energy Modeling Conference.

This...more...

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has changed the venue for its 2017 annual Education and Business Conference to...more...

Southland Industries, one of the nation's largest MEP building systems experts, has launched Southland Engineering, a collaborative engineering firm that specializes in the planning,...more...

The 2016 editions of the California Plumbing Code and California Mechanical Code went into effect on Jan. 1. Both the hardcopy and eBook versions, viewable...more...

Taco Comfort Solutions’ Chairman and Owner John Hazen White, Jr., has announced the promotion of Wil VandeWiel to CEO of the 96-year-old privately-held company. VandeWiel,...more...

The 2017 WISE Forum is scheduled for Monday, March 20 at Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania. 

The Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Network, sponsored...more...

Life coach and executive trainer Candy Barone empowers women in the plumbing industry. 

Last year at the Women of ASPE (WOA) event held during...more...

You’ve likely seen a few of GE’s popular TV commercials about Owen, the young, bespectacled man who announces to friends and family that he’s landed...more...

The New Year has only just begun, but what a year 2017 has been for women already. Regardless of which side of the fence you...more...

Company starts new program to help place women in engineering and technology positions re-enter the workforce. 

Johnson Controls, a building and energy storage solutions and...more...

Gerald Groff, principal, Groff Associates, Cazenovia, NY, has been selected to receive the 2017 John F. James International Award from the American Society of Heating,...more...

Environmental Systems Design, Inc. (ESD) an international leader in the design of high-performance buildings, mission critical facilities, workplaces, and health, science and education environments, has promoted...more...

Many homes and hotels have bathtub spouts that leak while the shower is running. To stop this water, energy and money from going down the...more...

After collaborating on projects for several decades, Burns & McDonnell, is acquiring Azco Inc., one of the nation's premier industrial contractors. The acquisition creates environmental,...more...

First of three psychrometric rooms will accommodate air-conditioning systems up to 12.5 tons, help industry prepare to meet low-GWP refrigerant targets and higher energy-efficiency standards....more...

Hydraulic Institute members reach consensus recommendation for an energy conservation
standard level for circulator pumps as part of ASRAC working group.

Members of the...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) and the Alliance for Water Efficiency (AWE) today announced a joint partnership on a study to determine potential water savings that...more...

KAI Design & Build was awarded two projects worth about $53 million to renovate outdated medical facilities at Air Force bases in North Dakota and...more...

Exhibitors and attendees alike noted the excitement on the show floor as well as the ample opportunities for networking and education that took place during...more...

The Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) and ASSE International have announced the certification of the first 11 hydronics and radiant industry professionals to pass the ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Standard...more...

The American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of New York announced that Erdman Anthony will receive a Silver Award at the 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards....more...

“What about the architect?” In over 20 years of practice in construction law, I have never heard a trade subcontractor, plumbing or otherwise, ask this...more...

After four years, ASPE's reinstatement program will end on December 31, 2016, but there is still time for past members to take advantage of the...more...

The Builders Merchants Federation and the Chartered Institute of Plumbing and Heating Engineers have agreed a strategic alliance that will see the two organisations collaborating...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to announce that the following individuals were elected by Chapter Delegates to serve the Society on the...more...

ICC Evaluation Service has introduced a new Affiliate Program to support ICC-ES’ clients (building, plumbing, mechanical and gas product manufacturers). The Affiliate Program will...more...

In a continued effort to be fully engaged in the codes arena, the American Supply Association is proud to announce that it will serve as...more...

ASPE announced a number of awards at its Biennial Banquet, Nov. 1, held in conjunction with its recent convention and expo in Phoenix:

George W....more...

Trimble announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire privately-held Building Data based in Rocklin, Calif.

Building Data’s managed content and software...more...

International Code Council Members elected board officers and directors during the organization’s Annual Business Meeting at the 2016 Annual Conference and Group B Public Comment...more...

Did you know that you can earn one hour of continuing education credit for every hour you are on the 2016 ASPE Expo show floor...more...

Numerous energy savings measures resulting from industry input are contained in the newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES.

ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, Energy...more...

Superior Boiler Works, a manufacturer of Scotch Marine and vertical firetube boilers and boiler equipment, has earned two top awards – one for Corporate Leadership,...more...

At IAPMO's 87th annual Education and Business Conference in Albuquerque, founding ASPE member Edward Saltzberg, PE, CPD, FPE, FASPE, FNAFE, was awarded the 2016 IAPMO...more...

Dodge Data & Analytics and Autodesk have initiated a collaboration to advance workflow integration and interoperability for design and construction industry professionals.

Through Dodge Data...more...

Proceeds to fund HVACR upgrades, new equipment installs across four campus locations.​

Each year as part of its submission process, the AHR Expo Innovation Awards...more...

Social media is everywhere. For most, it’s our point of contact with loved ones and businesses alike. It’s where we get our news, social updates...more...

The 2016 ASPE Convention and Expo will be held at the Phoenix Convention Center in Phoenix, Arizona October 28-November 2. This show, one of the...more...

There’s a new green building standard in the U.S. geared toward the country’s 5.8 million existing commercial buildings that are not currently benchmarking sustainability efforts. It’s...more...

TMB Publications, Inc. has announced that industry veteran Scott Reimer has joined the company as publisher of Plumbing Engineer and director of sales.

“I look forward...more...

First-year law students, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, have a tendency to cling to legal maxims or theories as they begin their quest through the twilight...more...

Students from eight countries put their engineering skills to the test to design and select systems for a government building in China, as well as...more...

The IAPMO Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Paul Bonsak as managing director of IAPMO Oceana.

“Spending all my adult life and some...more...

Bell & Gossett released its Q4 Little Red Schoolhouse continuing education schedule. Engineers, contractors and installers are invited to join the ranks of the more...more...

As of July 1, 2016, IAPMO began administering certifications and renewals for plumbing inspectors, mechanical inspectors, plans examiners, and California plumbing and mechanical inspectors.

ASHRAE has named nine new distinguished lecturers who provide society chapters with noted authorities and speak on relevant topics that impact the built environment industry....more...

Misty Guard has joined the International Code Council as vice president of Plumbing, Mechanical, Fuel Gas, and Swimming Pool Programs. Guard will work closely with...more...

Grundfos Technical Institute, the official training academy of Grundfos, will host a week-long series of free online trainings for engineering professionals to earn CEUs during...more...

ASPE has announced that Delta Faucet is the exclusive sponsor of the trade group’s Women of ASPE special interest group, including the inaugural WOA Leadership...more...

Robyn Brookhart
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Liberty Pumps

Brookhart began her career in the pump industry in 1997 at her...more...

ASHRAE, long known for its contributions to the built environment technology industry, now boasts more than 56,000 members. ASHRAE membership is individual based, reflecting the...more...

According to a new survey by Timetric’s Construction Intelligence Center, momentum is growing behind the implementation of Building Information Modeling across the construction industry, with...more...

For a while now, our sister publication, PHC News, has conducted an annual internet usage survey. It has been interesting to see how technology has...more...

“Why should someone spend time with you?” That was the question I asked the six sales people who were the subjects of an intense week-long...more...

Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "World Building Information Modeling (BIM) Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015-2022" report to their offering.

The...more...

More and more, construction industry contractors and owners are discovering the time and cost-saving benefits of smart modeling technology. Enhancing the power of this technological...more...

Canadians are demanding safer, healthier and more accessible construction where they live, work and play. To address these demands, some 600 changes were introduced in...more...

ASHRAE has installed new officers and directors for 2016-17 at its Annual Meeting held June 25-29. The new president is Timothy G. Wentz, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE,...more...

Revisions to the majority of chapters, including major updates related to thermal storage and district heating and cooling, are included in the newly published 2016...more...

The IAPMO Group is proud to announce the formation of The International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation, a charitable foundation whose mission is to work...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to announce that 10-time Major League Baseball All-Star Steve Garvey will present the keynote address at the...more...

Matco-Norca announced the death of Michael Matz, a vice president and son of company chairman Dov and Beth Matz. Michael, a devout husband to Ilana, father to...more...

In April, Goulds Water Technology (GWT), a Xylem brand, announced its second quarter GWT Factory School schedules. The school offers in-person, WebEx and online education...more...

Think of a construction contract  as a “prenuptial” agreement between parties. The termination provisions in a construction contract address the parties’ rights and responsibilities in...more...

Still think that Facebook is a fad? It’s easy to think that. The social networking service has only been around for a decade to most...more...

Trimble  and Gensler, a global architecture and design firm, announced June 2 that they are collaborating to explore the intersection of human interfaces, architecture and...more...

Marquette University’s Opus College of Engineering and College of Business Administration have joined Milwaukee-based manufacturer Rexnord to develop an immersive, four-week experience to give early...more...

Personnel who work at U.S. federal buildings can now include their ASHRAE certification and an ASHRAE course in their professional development plan.

ASHRAE’s Building Energy...more...

The Water Environment Research Foundation and the WateReuse Research Foundation announced the merger of their organizations.

The new not-for-profit group, called the Water Environment &...more...

ASHRAE and the Association of Facilities Engineering recently signed a memorandum of understanding, which outlines how the two groups can work together toward promotion of...more...

The year’s premier professional development event for the plumbing industry will be held Oct. 28-Nov. 2 at the Phoenix Convention Center.

The American Society of...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is now a global industry partner of WorldSkills.

Founded in 1950, WorldSkills is a global organization that...more...

Tec Inc. Engineering & Design and W.E. Monks & Co. Engineers announced May 9 that Monks will merge with and become part of Tec.

Tec...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...

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...

Two ASHRAE members are being recognized as part of a national effort to bring attention to the future generation of engineers.

This week, DiscoverE announced...more...

Organizations will work jointly in areas related to development of young professionals, advocacy and public outreach, publications, education, technical activities and research.

ASHRAE and the...more...

Jay L. Smith II, president of Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co., passed away on April 3 at the age of 76.

Smith, a former Navy...more...

In January 2015, the Pew Research Center released survey results in its “Women and Leadership” trends update. In the update, it was reported that since...more...

The 1973 hit song, which this column’s title references, walks listeners through a man’s internal debate about approaching a woman. He describes the lady as...more...

Dr. Marc Edwards, engineering professor and researcher at Virginia Tech, joins a distinguished list of speakers at the 2016 International Emerging Technology Symposium, May 10-11,...more...

 Creation of a database to help better understand human thermal comfort in residential and commercial buildings is being funded through an ASHRAE grant program.

Veronika...more...

The Women of ASPE have introduced ASPE’s new Mentoring Program! This program, which is available to all members of the Society, has been designed to...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to announce that Morris Group International, a leading manufacturer of high-quality products that address today’s complex construction...more...

Engineers will get a bird’s eye view of the energy use of building envelopes under a project funded through an ASHRAE Undergraduate Senior Project Grant....more...

There’s a lot to think in regards to Flint, Michigan. But before you think about anything else, think about this.

For the sake of...more...

The year was 1886. The place — Wayne County, Michigan. This is the story of “Rose 2d of Aberlone,” perhaps the most famous cow in...more...

The Hydraulic Institute named Paul Ruzicka, global COE residential, commercial waste water and chief engineer, Xylem Inc. - Applied Water Systems as its 2015 Member...more...

A new course, “Variable Refrigerant Flow System Design & Application,” is one of 11 offerings in ASHRAE’s Spring Online Course series.

The course, May 16,...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials is seeking volunteers to participate on two technical committees working toward the development of the 2018 editions...more...

Brett Kelley will lead a new mechanical/electrical/plumbing (MEP) practice in Chicago as a senior vice president at WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff, a global engineering and...more...

 new course, “Variable Refrigerant Flow System Design & Application,” is one of 11 offerings in ASHRAE’s Spring Online Course series.

The course, May 16, provides...more...

Dagher Engineering announces the promotion of Joseph Munafo, LEED GA, to associate principal. Marking 10 years with the building systems design firm, he joins principals...more...

Recognizing the efforts of its dedicated team, Lilker Associates Consulting Engineers has promoted 10 of its MEP Engineering and Technology Solutions staff in Manhattan. The...more...

Winter Conference draws 3,000 attendees from 67 countries.​

High attendance was reported for the recent ASHRAE Winter Conference and AHR Expo, in Orlando. The 2016...more...

The first edition of what promises to be a new series on BIM advancements courtesy of Dodge Data & Analytics outlines many of the benefits...more...

Registration is open for the 2016 CPD exam, which is being held at testing sites around the country on March 31 and April 1. Information...more...

ASHRAE has announced a call for papers for its 2017 Winter Conference in Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 28-Feb. 1, 2017.

The conference seeks papers that...more...

The Keeney Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce David Gooding, Inc. as a new manufacturer’s representative for wholesale sales effective Jan. 25. David Gooding, Inc....more...

The International Code Council’s theme for 2016 Building Safety Month, a public safety awareness campaign celebrated in May, is “Building Codes: Driving Growth through Innovation,...more...

iSqFt and Assemble Systems announced that they have agreed to a strategic partnership that will integrate their respective commercial construction solutions to allow for the...more...

Fifty-four people were recognized for their contributions to ASHRAE and the industry at the Society’s 2016 Winter Conference, Jan. 23-27, Orlando, Fla.

The F. Paul...more...

UK BIM mandate pushes industry forward.​

While the United Kingdom’s Government Construction Strategy mandated use of Level 2 building information modeling on all public sector...more...

Engineers, contractors and installers in the plumbing and hydronic heating and cooling industries are invited to learn more about the proper design, installation and maintenance...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, in recognition of their work integral to The IAPMO Group’s unprecedented growth over the past decade, has...more...

A call for programs has been announced for ASHRAE’s 2016 Annual Conference, June 25-29, St. Louis.

 “A new ‘Smart Building Systems’ track for this conference...more...

The Kenneth G. Wentink College of Fellows is comprised of ASPE members who have made significant and exceptional contributions to the plumbing engineering profession, the...more...

ASPE is pleased to announce that QuantumFlo, a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of advanced, variable-speed controlled packaged pump systems, has signed up as...more...

Heather Koffman has been promoted to Vice President and Associate General Counsel.​

The IAPMO Group wishes to congratulate and express its appreciation for Senior Vice...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...

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...

The International Code Council Board of Directors has reviewed the Long Beach, Calif., Public Comment Hearing (PCH) results and concerns with the unexpected voting device...more...

Sarah Balz, PE, CPD, GPD, LEED AP, has been appointed Chair of the Women of ASPE (WOA) special-interest group. The core mission of WOA is...more...

F.E. Moran, Northbrook, Ill., is working with the Mechanical Contractors Association in Chicago to encourage college students to pursue careers in the construction and mechanical...more...

Renee Joseph, vice president of channel sales and marketing operations at Johnson Controls, presented a whitepaper on the changing demographics in the HVACR industry during...more...

While “green” building and LEED certification are hot trends in the world of commercial development and construction, the amount of litigation relating to these trends...more...

ASTM International, ICC Evaluation Service, NSF International and Sustainable Minds launched the first Program Operator Consortium in the environmental product declarations market at the recent...more...

International Exposition Company announces the winners of the 2016 Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating Exposition (AHR Expo) Innovation Awards.

The annual awards competition honors the most inventive...more...

California Gov. Jerry Brown issued an executive order on Nov. 13 that could extend water conservation measure in urban areas until next year.

The governor...more...

The IAPMO Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Tina Donda as vice president of Water Systems.

Donda comes to The IAPMO Group after spending...more...

 

Picture this. It’s an 85°F summer day. With traces of sweat on your brow, you wave your fitness tracker in front of the door...more...

Guidance on how to reduce the risk of Legionnaires’ Disease via a recently published standard will be shared in a new course from ASHRAE at...more...

 

Watts Water announced that Sean Perry has accepted the position of national sales manager – fire & waterworks for the company.

Sean previously held...more...

Scientists are increasingly looking at air, light and other elements of indoor environmental factors, which they can affect personal health and work performance. The Wall...more...

Fernco, Inc celebrated a grand opening on Oct.10 for a new manufacturing and distribution facility located in Davison, Mich. The event was attended by employees...more...

Join an ASPE webinar on major changes to NFPA 99 on Dec. 9 at 2 p.m. EST led by Jonathan Williard, CPD, who spoke on...more...

The most up-to-date information on the standards that guide industry technology, along with presentations focused on upcoming ASHRAE publications, is featured at the ASHRAE 2016...more...

Viessmann Manufacturing Company (U.S.) Inc., celebrated 25 years of business in the U.S. at a special invitation-only lunch, September 9, for noted wholesalers, contractors, specifiers...more...

Helping commissioning providers ensure optimized operation of their facilities and systems is the focus of a newly published guideline from ASHRAE.

ASHRAE Guideline 0.2-2015, Commissioning...more...

The ASPE Boston Chapter will hold its 22nd Biennial Product Show, Nov. 10, from 7 a.m.-8 p.m. at The Lantana, Randolph, Mass.

The show will include...more...

Xylem Inc., a leading global water technology company, has entered into an exclusive relationship with Rentricity Inc., to provide integrated water solutions for municipal,...more...

The official Program Guide for the 2015 ASPE Technical Symposium contains everything you need to know about this year’s event, including schedules, technical session descriptions,...more...

The IAPMO Group is pleased to announce Barry A. Johnson, PE, has joined the Uniform Evaluation Service (UES) staff as a senior engineer.

Johnson brings...more...

The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA) – the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in all sectors of design-build – and the...more...

Michael Savage has been appointed as a Josam and Affiliates specification manager.  Savage brings with him more than 25 years regional and national sales...more...

The San Francisco Chronicle reports that Miraloma Elementary started removing the circles, triangles and stick-figure signs from restrooms at the start of this school year,...more...

HOLDRITE, manufacturer of pipe and equipment support systems, acoustical plumbing solutions and water/firestop sleeving systems, offers the opportunity for plumbing engineers and designers to earn...more...

While many building rating programs exist worldwide, there is not anything in the industry that standardizes the contents of those programs, ensuring users are knowledgeable...more...

For over eight decades, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has hosted its Education and Business Conference. The conference is an opportunity...more...

As a sales trainer, I often confront a difficult obstacle that stands in the way of developing more effective sales people. Too often, sales people...more...

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is pleased to announce that Watts Water Technologies, a global provider of plumbing, heating, and water quality solutions for...more...

Twenty-nine students are receiving $152,000 worth of financial assistance for the 2015-16 school year via ASHRAE’s scholarship program.

In addition, ASHRAE announced creation of several...more...

F.W. Webb Co., No. 13 on Wholesaler magazine’s 2015 Wholesaling 100, hired Thomas Grunewald as the company’s new senior vice president of sales.

As head of the...more...

Ten online professional development seminars focused on commissioning, environmental quality, energy efficiency, HVAC applications, and standards and guidelines are being offered this fall by the...more...

Pat Graef, P.E., Fellow ASHRAE, director, evaporative media core technology, research and development, Munters Corp., Fort Myers, Fla., was installed as a vice president of...more...

Each year, I utilize one of my summer articles to encourage readers to seek out professional development. So, per tradition, this month I am taking...more...

Armstrong Fluid Technology’s sustainability initiative – Planet Proposition – is celebrating a highly successful second year, with significant energy savings achieved via its HVAC solutions,...more...

Los Angeles, CA - Sen. Dianne Feinstein will likely face challenges to her new plan that will inject $1.3 billion into storage and de-salination of water...more...

Watts Water announced that Tony Johnson has joined the company as Regional Sales Manager — South Central.  In that role, he is responsible for sales...more...

Honeywell announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Elster Division of Melrose Industries plc, a leading provider of thermal gas solutions...more...

Here’s an interesting Linked In post from Luka Mautinovic, P.Eng., LEED AP BD+C entitled “The Only Engineering Rules You Will Ever Need.”

“Despite all the...more...

Liberty Pumps is on target to complete a major expansion of its facilities in Bergen, NY.

“Liberty Pumps is well underway in the construction of...more...

Liberty Pumps is pleased to announce it has implemented an Employee Stock Ownership Plan.

Liberty Pumps has been a family owned company for the past...more...

A new tech startup has come up with a way to let farmers lease their extra water, much in the same way Airbnb enables homeowners...more...

Washington – The International Code Council 2015 Annual Conference, Code Hearings & Expo will take place Sept. 27 – Oct. 7, in Long Beach, Calif. This...more...

Elkhart, Ind. - For generations, America’s strength has emerged from the power of its manufacturing factories. On July 7, 2015, NIBCO INC., a premier example of...more...

Leaders in digital marketing solutions, Thomas Enterprise and BIMobject announced a partnership in North America to help mechanical, electrical and plumbing manufacturers become BIM-ready.

Thomas...more...

ATLANTA – ASHRAE has installed new officers and directors for 2015-16 at its Annual Meeting held here June 27-July 1.

The new president is T....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...

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...

Westfield, Mass. – Mestek, Inc. has announced New England Combustion Products, Inc., NECP,  as their new manufacturer’s representative for the Mestek Boiler Group including KN...more...

City of Industry, Calif. – Acorn Engineering Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephanie Miner to national sales manager for Acorn core products effective...more...

City of Industry, Calif. – Murdock Manufacturing is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Mullikin to sales manager for Murdock Manufacturing. Mullikin was previously managing tradeshows...more...

City of Industry, Calif. – Acorn Engineering Company is pleased to announce that Brian Salem has joined Acorn as the national sales manager for Controls. 

Salem has...more...

Montgomery, Ala. – Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. is pleased to announce that Becky Kellhofer will be joining our team as director of sales.  

Kellhofer has...more...

Washington – Code enforcement and fire service officials, inspectors, architects, engineers, designers, PMG experts, pool and spa specialists, and other construction industry professionals are making plans to attend...more...

Elkhard, Ind. –  NIBCO INC. promoted Randy Doering to general manager – industrial plastics of its Charlestown, Indiana, manufacturing facility, reporting to Steve Malm, president...more...

Westfield, Mass. –  Mestek, Inc. is pleased to announce that three new corporate officers have been elected by the board of directors for their outstanding leadership...more...

New York, N.Y. - Hansgrohe U.S.A is proud to announce its nationwide call for entries for the second annual Hansgrohe+Axor Das Design Competition. The Hansgrohe...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...

Budapest, Hungary -- The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has announced a call for papers to be presented at its Plastic Pipes XVIII Conference and...more...

North Andover, Mass. —Watts' Backflow Preventer Retrofit-Spool solution is a replacement for aging or inoperative backflow preventers. The Backflow Preventer Retrofit-Spool solution has a unique outside-the-shutoff...more...

In a long-awaited ruling, the Colorado Court of Appeals recently held that a homeowner’s association could not remove a stipulation from its declaration mandating arbitration...more...

Boston, Mass. – 3D printing for buildings is no longer a novelty as the building and construction industry uses the new technology to produce customized niche...more...

Pasadena, Calif.  – IAPMO R&T, North America’s premier third-party testing and certification body for plumbing, mechanical, and water treatment products, recently participated in the inaugural...more...

Woodridge, Ill. –- The plumbing industry’s support of Operation Rise & Conquer continued in great force on May 2 as VAMAC, Gerber and Danze teamed...more...

Waco, Texas – A growing number of the country’s 21.2 million U.S. veterans are embracing the idea of owning their own business when transitioning to...more...

Lebanon, Tenn. – Lochinvar, LLC has been named a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for a new video that showcases the CREST Condensing...more...

Vista, CA - U.S.-based Waterless Co. Inc. has launched an updated new web site, www.waterless.com, focused on the needs of the professional building, facility...more...

Chicago – IAPMO R&T, North America’s premier third-party testing and certification body for plumbing, mechanical, and water treatment products, recently participated in the 96th annual...more...

Mokena, Ill. — ASSE International’s Board of Directors has voted to re-form the ASSE Scald Awareness Task Group to develop a white paper concerning proper...more...

Vacaville, CA - M&G DuraVent announced that it has obtained a key approval for PolyPro Venting Systems. PolyPro single-wall and concentric pipe have been approved...more...

Dallas – To help multi-family operators save thousands of gallons of water a year and dramatically lower utility bills, Sustain-Ability Solutions, a leader in emerging water...more...

Sparks, Nevada – Haws Corporation is pleased to announce several additional team members as well as an internal promotion within multiple company departments. These additions are...more...

Grandview, Mo. – PRIER Products is proud to announce the appointment of Becky Mullen as a customer service representative. Mullen works in the customer service department...more...

Washington, D.C. – The Design-Build Institute of America (DBIA), the only organization that defines, teaches and promotes best practices in design-build, has announced the release...more...

Blythewood, S.C. – Spirax Sarco, a leader in product solutions and steam system services, released its newly designed, state-of-the-art website in the first quarter of 2015....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...

San Diego, Calif. – Nu Flow Technologies Inc., a world-leading pipe lining manufacturer, installer and distributor is taking part in The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA)...more...

Baltimore - Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for heating, air-conditioning, refrigeration, and motion systems, is pleased to...more...

 Washington, DC - There is great news for manufacturers that already have solar products certified by the Solar Rating & Certification Corporation (ICC-SRCC) to qualify...more...

Tallahassee, Fla. – Danfoss welcomed the Economic Development Council of Tallahassee/Leon County at its facility, to discuss the impact of research and development and manufacturing...more...

Detroit Lakes, Minn. – SJE-Rhombus, a global manufacturer of water and wastewater controls for residential, commercial, industrial and municipal applications, acquired ICS Healy-Ruff, a manufacturer and...more...

Kohler, Wis. – At its annual meeting, the Kohler Co. Board of Directors elected Chairman and CEO Herbert V. Kohler, Jr. to the new role...more...

Indianapolis, Ind. – P-M & Associates is excited to announce the expansion of team with the hiring of three new associates:

•Shannon Ambrose has been hired...more...

Apple Valley, MN - For entrepreneurs, business owners or investors that have great ideas but lack the resources to get those ideas off the ground,...more...

Ontario, Calif. – The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has released the hardcopy and digital versions of its 2015 editions of the...more...

Washington - Danfoss to lead panel on whole building efficiency during eighth Energy Efficiency Global Forum For the eighth consecutive year. 

Danfoss, a leading manufacturer...more...

Rolling Meadows, Ill. –Recognizing the severity of the California drought and the call to action it demands, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) announced today its support...more...

Elkhart, Ind. - NIBCO INC. announced winners of its 41st annual mixed-doubles round-robin at the Wailea Tennis Club in Maui, Hawaii on Sunday, March 8....more...

Atlanta - LUXE Linear Drains has launched a new interactive product catalog online at TODL.com, the architectural and design industry's only product research and specification...more...

Beverly Hills, Calif. - As President Obama announced the allocation of $240 million in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs for youth, the USC Viterbi...more...

Bally, PA - PB Heat LLC, is proud to announce that long time industry veteran Mike McDonnell has accepted the position of Senior Vice President,...more...

Lisle, Ill. - The Water Quality Association (WQA) has become the first and only certification body in the world to receive American National Standards Institute...more...

Wash. – LG Electronics has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) with the 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year-Sustained Excellence Award for...more...

Broomfield, Colo. - The 5.5 billion expansion project of the Panama Canal is revealed for the first time in “Panama Canal Supersized,” a one-hour special...more...

Litigation is an expensive enterprise. Just ask anyone who has ever paid an attorney’s bill. Smart businesspeople consult with attorneys before the deal, with the...more...

Honolulu - Celebrating 30 years of service, S.S. Dannaway Associates, Inc. strives to provide quality fire protection engineering consulting for their clients.

S.S. Dannaway Associates,...more...

Mokena, Ill. – ASSE 1081-2014, Performance Requirements for Backflow Preventers with Integral Pressure Reducing Boiler Feed Valve and Intermediate Atmospheric Vent Style for Domestic and Light...more...

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Josam Company announced the appointment of Rob Severson as National Sales Manager for all Josam Company product lines. In this new...more...

Atlanta – Joe Fristik, corporate vice president, marketing and national accounts passed away.

Fristik joined Rheem in August of 2011 after being in the sales and marketing...more...

Chicago, Ill. – The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) is pleased to announce that long-time industry veteran Brian Henry has been named the new...more...

Morton Grove, Ill. – Bell & Gossett, a brand of water-technology company Xylem Inc., recently released the second-quarter 2015 seminar schedule for its Little Red Schoolhouse.

The seminars...more...

Vacaville, CA - M&G DuraVent is the proud recipient of the prestigous Vesta Award.

The award was for the DirectVent Pro Horizontal Termination (DVA-H2) product....more...

Londonderry, NH – Following Bosch Thermotechnology’s February announcement of the winners of its annual Green Living Awards
Contest (GLA), which recognizes contractors/specifiers/builders who install...more...

North Olmsted - Moen is pleased to announce Steven Ward as Director of Global Design, leading the development of the newest designs and innovations from...more...

Frankfort, IL – This March, the Chicago-area marketing communications agency Peg Paul & Associates (PPA) marks its 15th year of serving clients with local, regional...more...

Fort Wayne, IN – WaterFurnace International, Inc., North America’s leading manufacturer of geothermal and water source heat pumps, announces the appointment of Scott Honegger to...more...

WICHITA, Kan. – Viega LLC has announced Kevin C. Fox as the new director of marketing. In this position, Fox is responsible for directing and...more...

Michigan City, Ind. – Josam Company announced the appointment of Rob Severson as national sales manager for all Josam Company product lines. In this new position,...more...

ROSEMONT, Ill. - The 2015 ASPE Technical Symposium will be held on October 1-4, 2015
at the Hyatt Regency at the Arch in downtown...more...

ATLANTA - A newly revised standard from ASHRAE and IES seeks to provide greater guidance and a more comprehensive approach to retrofit of existing
...more...

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. — Bradley Corp., the leaders for over 90 years in designing superior hand washing technologies, has received a gold-level 2015 Award for...more...

Rolling Meadows, Ill. – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) has announced that its board of directors voted to approve Franke as the newest manufacturing member of...more...

St. Louis, Mo. – Air Masters Corporation has hired David Peters, P.E., of St. Louis as an engineer. Peters has more than 10 years of...more...

NEW YORK - LAUFEN welcomed Nazneen Ahmed as the new global projects manager of their highly successful Global Projects Team based in New York City....more...

Grand Rapids, Michigan – The Viking Group, a global leader in the manufacture and distribution of fire protection products and services, is pleased to announce...more...

Washington – In just a few months, jurisdictions will mark the 35th annual celebration of Building Safety Month. Building safety professionals will host community events...more...

Chicago, IL - The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) and the Water Quality Association (WQA) are pleased to announce that the standard now known...more...

Rosemont, IL. - On World Plumbing Day we are hosting a full-day workshop on March 11 on Plumbing Engineering for Engineers presented by Douglas Nelson,...more...

Blythewood, S.C. –  Spirax Sarco’s January/February 2015 digital issue of Steam News is now available and is packed with insightful educational information about energy saving and sustainability solutions...more...

Londonderry, New Hampshire – Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has announced the winning entries in its 2nd annual Green Living Awards contest. For 2014 Bosch considered entries...more...

Phoenix, Ariz. - From now through mid-April, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) and its members and allies are communicating #WhyPlumbingMatters to maintaining public health and safety...more...

TORONTO,ON. – In what is thought to be an industry first, Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced a Savings Guarantee Program for its Chiller Plant
Optimization...more...

San Diego, Calif. – HOLDRITE will be hosting another series of ASPE CEU webinars in this spring. All are free of charge. See the following...more...

Piscataway, N.J. – American Standard Brands announced today the appointment of Michael Marchi to the newly created role of chief

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Ann Arbor, Mich. – The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has elected Kevan P. Lawlor, president and CEO of global public health organization NSF International,...more...

Westport, Connecticut – The 2015 AHR Expo claimed the title for the best-attended event

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Leading a company is a huge responsibility. But when your name is on the door — not to mention on hundreds of thousands of products...more...

The sub built a roof for a pool
He thought that it would be really cool
He signed a subcontract
Not realizing
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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...

ROSEMONT, Ill. — The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced the appointment of William M. Smith, FASPE, as the Society’s new Executive Director/CEO. Smith joined...more...

IRVINE, Calif. — Navien, Inc. has announced the appointment of Scott Lee as the new CEO of the company. Mr. Lee has been with KD Navien...more...

PERRYSVILLE, Ohio  Mansfield Plumbing, a leader in the sanitaryware and bathware industries, has named Gary Pember as vice president of marketing for the Ohio-based company....more...

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. –T&S Brass and Bronze Works has been singled out as one of the best plants in North America, according to IndustryWeek Magazine....more...

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. — Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, has named Sean...more...

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — In January, Josam Company awarded its Top Performers with the Josam Company President’s Award.  Recipients included Mayco Sales, of Dallas; Fiskio,...more...

Sloan becomes the sixth Legacy Partner of the Chicago Cubs, joining Anheuser-Busch, ATI Physical Therapy, Starwood Hotels and Resorts, Under Armour and Wintrust.

 FRANKLIN...more...

Most businesses can look back on 2014 as having been a pretty good year. After years of struggling to emerge from

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CRANSTON, R.I. – At company employee meetings held at Taco facilities in Cranston and Fall River, Taco President and CEO John

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

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ERIE, Pa. —Zurn Industries, LLC announced that one of its sales managers has been re-elected to the Board of Directors of

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MIDDLETOWN, Conn. —Omega Flex, Inc. issued the following statement regarding the recent decision by The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania to rule

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The Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) Conference is meeting in Chicago on October 27-30. With the group preparing to discuss the latest issues, technology and trends...more...

Willoughby Industries, Inc. has developed a strong market presence as a manufacturer of stainless steel and solid surface plumbing fixtures for the correctional, health care,...more...

Technology is always on the march forward, and while the products and tools we use to do our jobs may change, the central mission of...more...

If there is one thing that defines Americans and American business, it’s resiliency. Even when we’re knocked down, we come back stronger and more determined....more...

The year 1964 was a pivotal one in many ways. It saw the signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The Gulf of Tonkin...more...

Native advertising is the method in which content is integrated into a digital user’s experience with the intent of securing a sale. It’s the Pantene...more...

In December 2013, Facebook reported that it has 1.23 billion monthly active users. Social Media Marketing Managers in New York and California were reported making six-figure...more...

HOUSTON — RectorSeal Corp., a leading manufacturer of quality plumbing and HVAC/R products, acquired selected assets and the SureSeal brand from SureSeal Manufacturing (SSM), Tacoma,...more...

MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. — Josam Company announced the appointment of Rob Severson as National Sales Manager for all Josam Company product lines. In this new...more...

GREENVALE, N.Y. — James Thompson, of Slant/Fin, is the

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In many work environments, properly installed and utilized emergency fixtures can mean the difference between a minor injury and a...more...

In October, member of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) met in Rosemont, Ill., for the PMI 2014 Fall Conference. As always,...more...