plumbing design

What Is the Best Way to Become Your Company’s Revit Guru?

January 18, 2022
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Thomas Rosaschi, CPDT, is a Plumbing Designer with David Sims & Associates in Wilmington, North Carolina. His firm is slowly transitioning from doing jobs in AutoCad to Revit, and Tommy has […]

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ARCSA/ASPE Stormwater Harvesting System Design Standard Is Available for Public Review

December 24, 2021
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The Working Group responsible for developing ARCSA/ASPE 78: Stormwater Harvesting System Design for Direct End-Use Applications has completed their review of the 2015 version of the standard, and the revision […]

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ASPE Member Authors Report on Hot Water Delivery for the California Energy Commission

December 23, 2021
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Gary Klein, President of Gary Klein and Associates Inc. and a member of ASPE’s Northern California Chapter, was a primary author of Code Changes and Implications of Residential Low-Flow Hot […]

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What Freeze Protection Is Needed in an Unheated, Open Parking Garage?

November 24, 2021
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As it starts to get chilly in many areas of the U.S., we thought an ASPE Open Forum post by John Rocchio, a Senior Engineer with EP Engineering, is very […]

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New Study Suggests that BIM Is the Cornerstone of the Shift to Digital in the AEC Industry

October 27, 2021
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Architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) is increasingly becoming a data-driven industry, and a new study by Dodge Data & Analytics, conducted in partnership with Autodesk, demonstrates that building information modeling […]

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What Is the Connection Between Hot Water Storage Temp, TMVs, and Legionella?

October 26, 2021
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Recently, a seemingly straightforward question about hot water temperatures on ASPE Connect evolved into a deeper discussion on thermostatic mixing valves (TMVs) and Legionella prevention. Philip Gee, an Assistant Mechanical […]

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Is It Better to Use Hot or Cold Water to Supply a Break Room Coffee Maker?

October 5, 2021
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Victoria Johnson, PE, a Plumbing Engineer with Bass, Nixon & Kennedy Engineers in Raleigh, North Carolina, recently polled our experts on ASPE Connect to find out if they used hot […]

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PHSKC Plumbing and Gas Program (AHJ) Collaborates with the Industry in an Unprecedented Approach

October 4, 2021
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ASPE’s Seattle Chapter and the industry collaborate to fix a decades-old permitting system in King County, Washington. by Michael Curtright, CPD For decades, the Public Health — Seattle & King […]

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What Is the Minimum Burial Depth When Running Sanitary Lines Under a Building Slab?

September 13, 2021
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Recently on the ASPE Connect Open Forum, Andrew Saggese, a Mechanical Engineer with Emtec Consulting Engineers in Ronkonkoma, New York, said that he gets conflicting information from plumbing contractors about […]

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Coordination Is Key to Helping Make the Right Design Choices for the Owner

August 23, 2021
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Design is the process of taking an action to meet specific requirements in our effort to provide a complete system. Regardless of the size of any given project, it consists […]

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