April 2017

Program has saved consumers more than $33 billion in water and energy bills since its inception in 2006.

IAPMO, The High-Performance Buildings Coalition and 61...more...

The U.S. Chemical Safety Board confirmed that the vessel that launched into the Faultless Linen building in St. Louis on April 3 was a vertical...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...

Sloan has added special finishing and custom engraving options to its line of innovative products as it continues to elevate the quality of restroom design.

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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...

The Dispensing Equipment Alliance (DEA), comprised of the leading manufacturers in the dispensing equipment industry, has contributed new language to the 2018 National Standard Plumbing...more...

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

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A boiler explosion on April 3 in St. Louis that killed three people and injured four is raising questions about how the city regulates boiler...more...

Aquatherm North America, the U.S. and Canadian subsidiary of polypropylene-random (PP-R) pipe system manufacturer Aquatherm Worldwide, held a grand opening ceremony and open house to...more...

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The Taco 0015e3 is the only three-setting, ECM-powered circulator on the market.  With three settings, the 0015e3 variable speed, high-efficiency ECM motor uses up to...more...

Zurn Industries, LLC introduces the latest addition to its EcoVantage High Efficiency Toilet Systems: the 1.1 gpf diaphragm kit for flush valve toilet systems. This...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...

Three people were killed and four others are injured after a boiler exploded in St. Louis on April 3. Fire department officials said the accident...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...

The NextGen Selectronic faucet line features SmarTherm technology that incorporates an ASSE 1070-certifired thermostatic hot water temperature limiter into the faucet. The design incorporates the electronics...more...

The evolution of a lab-tested and UL-classified cast-in-place firestop solution continues with the introduction of the HOLDRITE HydroFlame Pro series. It’s an easy to specify,...more...

There’s no way around it: choosing and installing a heating system in a facility that doesn’t shut down is a complex project. Safety, efficiency, affordability...more...

“If a picture is worth a thousand words, a marked-up PDF is worth 10,000,” says Mark Henry, a senior field engineer with McCarl’s Inc. of Beaver...more...

Energy and maintenance expenses account for approximately 75 percent of the life-cycle costs of a centrifugal pump. With a growing emphasis on reducing energy consumption...more...

There’s a retired gentleman in our industry named Scott Denny who lives in the Bay Area near Stanford University. He sends me regular emails about...more...

A couple of years ago, George Williams, 34, senior inspector/plans examiner at West Coast Code Consultants Inc. in West Jordan, Utah, was curious why he...more...

Captain Robert F. Scott and four others reached the geographic South Pole on Jan. 18, 1912, only to find out that a team of Norwegian...more...

NSF International is a global independent organization that writes standards and tests and certifies products for the water, food, health sciences and consumer goods industries....more...

The male standard thread-double male reducing adapters are made of lead-free cast brass in compliance with the federal SDWA. Male National Standard Thread (MNST) x...more...

The ELECTRA-THERM 150- to 2,500-gallon electric water heaters, from 12 to 162 kW that feature 150 psi ASME code glass lining, ASME temperature and PRV,...more...

The commercial-grade ProLine family of residential water heaters features a range of models suitable for most residential applications. The products are available in three categories:...more...