What's New

Once again this year, A. O. Smith Corp. and The Water Council are partnering to identify and support entrepreneurs and start-ups developing innovative freshwater...more...

NSF International, a global public health and safety organization, is developing a building water health standard to help building owners and operators evaluate and minimize...more...

ABACUS Plumbing, Air Conditioning & Electrical participated in 'Retail Ready,' and has been training military veterans to be HVAC-certified. This opportunity gave vets an opportunity...more...

More than 76 percent of Legionnaires’ disease cases acquired from Legionella exposure in health care facilities can be particularly harsh, including possible fatal risks to...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) is participating in events surrounding national High-Performance Building Week in the nation’s capital.

Organized by a...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International announced June 5 that it has appointed Kerry Stackpole, FASAE, CAE, as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director, effective June 12, 2017....more...

These pressure independent balancing and control valves (PIBCVs) improve valve functionality and temperature control in buildings. The automatic balancing valves help create a stabilized building...more...

As professional engineers, we have a code of ethics to perform only in our area of expertise based upon education and experience. Many take this...more...

Pay attention as you visit public restrooms, and you may notice the signs of a growing trend. Hands-free devices are cropping up everywhere, from airports...more...

In 1889, George Eastman began selling his Kodak flexible rolled film for the first time; the World Fair opened in Paris with the completed Eiffel...more...

The need to address water demands worldwide has pushed science and technology to develop innovations that can help. We have to remember that even when...more...

The latest revisions to the International Green Construction Code (IgCC) are scheduled be made later this summer with hearings planned for the ASHRAE meetings in...more...

If you read my May article, you know that I recently bore witness to a large discrepancy between calculated and measured flow rates in an...more...

Many times in my career I have been asked, “What is a fire protection engineer?” I am sure many of FPEs out there, who have...more...

Lawyers love mechanic’s liens. More specifically, lawyers love correcting mechanic’s liens that contractors or lien-filing services frequently prepare incorrectly. Contractors see liens as a terrific...more...

A bill winding its way through the Michigan legislature hopes to lower the cost of underground pipelines for drinking water, wastewater or storm water infrastructure...more...

The 30-Degree ADA Enviro Series Lavatory Systems feature tapered fronts, which provide ADA compliant accessibility. These hands-free sink systems, available in single, dual, tri and...more...

The lead-free automated brass shut-off ball valve packages with press-fit connections come in sizes ½ to 2 inches. Press-fit makes secure connections to copper tubing...more...

New features have been added to the AER-DEC Integrated Sink System. With a soap dispenser, faucet, hand dryer and sink basin all designed to work...more...

Energy codes are driving the installation of boilers and domestic hot water heaters that are high-efficiency condensing Category IV appliances. The venting for these appliances...more...