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IAPMO Seeks Technical Subcommittee Members for Development of National Standard IAPMO Z1117

July 28, 2022

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers with technical background in plumbing and mechanical systems and specific knowledge of electronic plumbing supply system integrity detection […]


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

October 26, 2021

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 […]


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

July 29, 2021

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 […]


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

May 27, 2021

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 […]


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

May 25, 2021

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 […]


Plumbing Design for Success: Understanding and Preventing Copper Corrosion

May 10, 2021

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 […]


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

March 15, 2021

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 […]


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

March 10, 2021

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 […]


Drones to Predict Where Water Pipes Are at Risk of Bursting

March 3, 2021

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 […]


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

March 2, 2021

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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