October 2015

Victaulic hired Adam Hicks as it new fire protection manager for the Middle East. Hicks, who will be based in Qatar, brings with him experience...more...

 

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

Sean previously held...more...

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Watts Radiant

Watts Radiant's R-flex is a pre-insulated, flexible, energy-saving PEX piping system with a durable, waterproof outer cover. It provides cost-effective distribution for heating, cooling, and...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...

The International Code Council and ASHRAE have partnered to publish 2015 WEP: Water Efficiency Provisions of the International Green Construction Code (IgCC). The publication is...more...

In an innovative use of a former rock quarry, the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA) today broke ground on what will be the largest geothermal...more...

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Gerber Plumbing Fixtures

Gerber Plumbing Fixtures LLC has enhanced its Ultra Flush toilet collection by adding a WaterSense® approved 1.28 gallons per flush product option. The addition of...more...

The Green Plumbing Design certificate program, sponsored by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers and the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, is for...more...

Bosch Thermotechnology Corp., a division of Robert Bosch North America, is announcing that Oct. 20 is National Geothermal Day in recognition of the geothermal heating-cooling...more...

State records show Illinois is spending at least $2.3 million to fix a water system linked to a Legionnaires disease outbreak that has killed 12...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...

As part of the celebration of ANSUL's 100th anniversary, the company has launched the world's first online Museum of Fire Protection. The site uses video, photos and...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has released the hardcopy and digital versions of its 2015 edition of the Uniform Solar Energy and...more...

Hundreds of people were evacuated Saturday afternoon from Terminal 3 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

According to airport spokesperson Greg Meyer, a contractor working at...more...

San Francisco became the first in the country to require new developments (more than 250,000 square feet) to use onsite water reuse systems for...more...

The Baltimore Sun reports that after spending $700 million over the past 13 years, Baltimore plans to drop another $400 million to fix an...more...

Tony Sanders, chief executive officer of a Chicago-area school district that recently had to shut down three schools after the discovery of Legionella, said there...more...

San Antonio Fire Chief Charles Hood is recommending San Antonio high-rise buildings 75 feet or taller – typically 7 stories – be retrofitted with...more...

By next July, the Minnesota Vikings will unveil its new stadium with one particular design focused on harsh winter weather.

The club doesn’t want a...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...

Sometimes a building needs a facelift. Perhaps the interior look needs freshening up, a redesign to create more space or the installation of new, energy-efficient...more...

Having a Made-in-America operation at Mansfield Plumbing means we have four locations in the U.S. — three in Ohio and one in Texas. Offering support...more...

When you were in eighth grade, what did you want to be when you grew up? If you were like most kids, you probably didn’t...more...

Last month marked the beginning of a new school year. Students at one of the world’s leading universities are now enjoying use of their new...more...

This year, Velocity Boiler Works was formed to serve as the sales and marketing arm for Crown Boiler. Velocity Boiler Works offers a complete line...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...

Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) continues to position itself as an advocate working to communicate and harmonize regulatory and legislative issues on behalf of plumbing manufacturers....more...

Education facilities often come with an array of unique challenges, such as tight deadlines, strict budgets, special user requirements, and owner

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Bell & Gosset

Bell & Gossett, a Xylem brand, launched the highly efficient Series e-80 vertical inline centrifugal pump, enhancing its portfolio of system solutions for the commercial...more...

To the untrained eye, all solar collectors may look alike. Most are big and flat, covered by glass, with a metal frame enclosing a dark...more...

The American Society of Sanitary Engineering International (ASSE) will be developing a new professional Qualification Standard on the heels of several major Legionnaires’ disease outbreaks...more...

Would you like to move to an eco-township? An eco-township is essentially a sustainable planned community where people live and work, much like a college...more...

In August, the NFPA Standards Council voted to issue the 2016 edition NFPA 13R Standard for the Installation of Sprinkler Systems in Low-Rise Residential Occupancies...more...

Probably the hottest and most challenging topic that has come up for me in recent months is that of cost control. The concept of cost...more...

There’s plenty of good news lately on the California drought. Californians are going above and beyond the state’s water-savings goals.

Citizens decreased total water use...more...

The owner of closed-down Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, N.J., violated fire codes when he dismissed the property’s team of engineers and left the...more...

Education: Western Michigan University
By Armstrong International

Precision. Agility. Control. Balance. Speed. These are physical characteristics that colleges and coaches look for from their athletes....more...

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Taco

All systems are designed to conserve water and increase comfort by reducing the delivery time of hot water to outlet fixtures. The Plumb n’ Plug...more...

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Neoperl

Low flow faucet outlets can help save on your water, sewer and energy bills (for hot water generation). The SLC spray includes a silicone tip...more...

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Bradley Corp.

New design solution to its line of Keltech electric tankless water heaters. This new system is useful for any high flow, safety, industrial or custom...more...

Andrews, Hammock & Powell, an engineering firm from Macon, Ga. has developed what its says is the nation’s first borehole thermal energy storage system for...more...

Explore any city enough, and at some point you’re likely to walk on water, so to speak.

Early city planners may have hoped for healthier...more...

Amid record drought in California and other parts of the American West, the machines that support everything from Instagram photos to Netflix movie marathons require...more...

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Navien

Irvine, CA — Navien is expanding their line of condensing tankless NPE water heater series by adding the NPE-150S model. This smaller size “S”, Standard version, with...more...