plumbing design

IAPMO Extends Deadline Seeking Members for Task Group for Hot Water Recirculation Design

January 22, 2024

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has extended the deadline seeking volunteers to participate on the new Technical Committee for Hot Water Recirculation System Design, Installation, Commissioning, […]

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What Plumbing Designers Need to Know About Selecting a Floor Drain

January 18, 2024

Learn what factors need to be considered depending on the type of use and environmental conditions in nearby areas. by Siddharth Bhat, PE, CPD, GPD, LEED AP, WELL AP  Floor […]

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What Plumbing Designers Need to Know About Selecting a Lavatory

December 7, 2023

Discover which factors to take into account to make an informed decision that suits the needs of the client and the users. by Siddharth Bhat, PE, CPD, GPD, LEED AP, […]

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Plumbing 101: Breaking Down the Water Hammer Phenomena

November 28, 2023

Learn what causes this phenomena in pipes and some actions to take to reduce the risk. by Yasser Amer Ahmed, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, CFPS, MIFireE, PMSFPE Water hammer is a […]

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Extended Coffee with Caleffi Will Cover Dual-Fuel with Air/Water Heat Pumps

November 6, 2023

Air-to-water heat pumps provide a way to migrate existing hydronic heating systems supplied by fossil fuel boilers to sustainable electric energy. In many projects there are compelling advantages for retaining […]

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Updated Version of ASPE’s Plumbing Engineering Design Handbook, Volume 3 Is Now Available

November 1, 2023

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the foremost authority on plumbing engineering and design, has released the latest updated volume in its Plumbing Engineering Design Handbook series, Volume 3: Special Plumbing Systems, […]

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Watts to Host ASPE-Accredited Webinar on Industrial Pipe Solutions

October 19, 2023

Watts has announced “Industrial Pipe Solutions: The Science Behind Making the Right Choice,” an ASPE-accredited webinar worth 0.1 CEUs, on Tuesday, November 14, 2023 from noon to 1 p.m. EST. […]

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IAPMO Seeks Members for Task Group for Hot Water Recirculation Systems

October 5, 2023

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) is seeking volunteers to participate on the new Technical Committee for Hot Water Recirculation System Design, Installation, Commissioning, and Operations. This […]

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IAPMO to Host Third Annual Water Demand Calculator™ Virtual Summit

September 21, 2023

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO®) will host the third annual Water Demand Calculator™ Virtual Summit from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST on November 7. This […]

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Hazen-Williams and Darcy-Weisbach Equations: Similarities and Differences

September 5, 2023

Which equation is better? Here’s a brief comparison of their use in sprinkler piping sizing. by Yasser Amer Ahmed, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, CFPS, MIFireE, PMSFPE The Hazen-Williams and Darcy-Weisbach […]

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