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Anvil International has acquired AFCON, a provider of patented fire protection pipe hangers and seismic bracing products.

“This acquisition strengthens Anvil International’s hanger and seismic...more...

QuantumFlo released EINSTEIN 3.0, an online, pump energy optimization tool. With a new, mobile design and built-in energy studies, this program allows users to find...more...

In accordance with the IAPMO Regulations Governing Committee Projects, IAPMO would like to announce that a Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to the 2015 edition of...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...

In contemporary America, fire rates and fire deaths are trending downward due to stronger fire codes, greater public education, widespread use of smoke alarms, requirements...more...

It’s been more than 300 days since the 2016 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo wrapped up in Las Vegas. Attendees learned from...more...

The Flint Water Summit, co-chaired by Mayer Karen Weaver and Governor Rick Snyder, was held at the Riverfront Front Banquet in Flint, Michigan, March 7-9....more...

Recent editions of the International Code Council’s (ICC) model building codes employ greater emphasis on automatic sprinkler systems as a life safety and property protection...more...

Which medical gas code are you to follow when designing a veterinary hospital or clinic? I was asked that very question several times recently. You...more...

Recently, there was a U.S. District Court decision that affects our ability to have free access to most codes and standards, which are adopted by...more...

For a change, there’s good news about Flint, Michigan. Almost three years after the city began pumping water from its namesake river as a source...more...

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You’ve likely heard that Nashville Airport has gone geothermal. Of course, that means the energy efficiency has improved quite a bit. But the real benefits...more...

In any hydronic closed-loop solar heat collector system, the heat transfer fluid is the lifeblood. It must be sealed and pressurized in the solar heat...more...

Pipe sizing is, of course, one of the main purposes and challenges of plumbing design. Everyone reading this article should already know that water supply...more...

While perusing the office library I came across a blast from the past, or at least I thought so. It was a black, plastic-covered, three-ring...more...

A Philadelphia Water Department crew unearthed a water main made of hollow tree trunks that lay buried and forgotten for 200 years.

The crew was...more...

The 420-T Series Faucets with TempShield, built-in ASSE1070-compliant scald protection that eliminates the need for a separate thermostatic valve, provide a solution for commercial restroom...more...

The powerful, 1-horsepower Sanicom1 Simplex Pump moves gray water away from demanding commercial applications, such as restaurants. Handles up to 194 degrees F water for...more...

The Benchmark Platinum Condensing Boiler features dual return capability, that keeps cold water separate, creating a condensing zone that improves boiler efficiency up to 7...more...

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