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NIBCO Introduces Wrot Racer® Push Fittings, the Next Generation of Push Technology

October 26, 2021
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NIBCO Inc. has introduced its Wrot Racer® push fittings, a new line of premium copper push fittings that are engineered to join copper, CPVC-CTS, PEX, and PE-RT (with stiffeners) for […]

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Which Joining Method Is Best for Copper Piping for Domestic Water Distribution?

July 29, 2021
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Naveen Kumar Shivanna, CPD, GPD, LEED GA, a Fire Protection & Plumbing Engineer with Setty & Associates in Baltimore, is working on a renovation job where the specification calls for […]

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What Is the Best Material for Reverse Osmosis Water for Hospital Equipment?

May 27, 2021
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Naveen Kumar Shivanna, CPD, GPD, LEED GA, a Fire Protection and Plumbing Engineer with Setty & Associates in Baltimore was asked by the contractor on a hospital project to supply […]

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Engineers and Contractors Pivot to Avoid Supply Chain Issues with Plastic Piping

May 25, 2021
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In these difficult times, engineers and contractors are turning to metal to avoid long lead times and skyrocketing costs. by Francesca Dunbar We have all experienced major disruptors due to […]

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Plumbing Design for Success: Understanding and Preventing Copper Corrosion

May 10, 2021
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Learn some methods to prevent different types of copper corrosion that can result from the reduced use of water in unused buildings due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We live in […]

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“Out of Sight, Out of Mind. Not so Fast.”

March 15, 2021
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Considerations for ASTM D2321 standard practice for underground installation of thermoplastic pipe vs. cast iron for sewers and other gravity-flow applications. by Francesca Dunbar and Laura Loziuk Often, when something […]

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How to Prevent Fire Protection and Domestic Water Pipes from Freezing Due to Cold Weather?

March 10, 2021
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Have you been following the lively plumbing design discussions on ASPE Connect? In this new regular feature on ASPE Pipeline, we will highlight current discussion threads that are generating a […]

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Drones to Predict Where Water Pipes Are at Risk of Bursting

March 3, 2021
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With leaking and burst water pipes costing water authorities and consumers time and money, as well as wasting a precious resource, researchers at the University of Newcastle are developing drone […]

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“Four Common Misconceptions About Specifying No-Hub Fitting Restraints”

March 2, 2021
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Not using no-hub fitting restraints can lead to lawsuits and property damage, which ultimately can be more costly than installing a proper restraint system at the get-go. by Jim LeStage […]

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Charlotte Pipe Offers a New Solution for Aggressive DWV Plumbing Applications

February 8, 2021
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Charlotte Pipe has a new cast iron plumbing system for aggressive DWV applications: Edge HP Iron. The high-performance pipe and fittings are specially coated for applications that may need enhanced […]

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