plumbing design

July 2023 Coffee with Caleffi Will Cover Heat Pump Water Heater Fundamentals

June 30, 2023

The two primary objectives in a domestic hot water plumbing system are 1) heat the water in a cost-effective manner and 2) deliver the water at an appropriate temperature to […]


Why You Should Specify No-Hub Fitting Restraints for Multistory Projects

June 12, 2023

Don’t be left with an unreliable system during a significant rain event by not specifying no-hub fitting restraints. by Jim LeStage, CSI, CDT Looking at the geographic location or climate […]


How Design Professionals Can Work with Owners to Keep Private Systems Safe

May 15, 2023

Recently, I wrote an article regarding potable water and backflow protection. Water is something that most of us take for granted, until we cannot find a clean and reliable source. […]


Learn How to Troubleshoot DHW Recirculation at the May 2023 Coffee with Caleffi

April 20, 2023

It is of utmost importance to understand how to effectively apply mixing and balancing technology to optimize hot water delivery times, energy efficiency, water conservation, and safety in domestic hot […]


Value Engineering Piping Systems: The ROI of Cast Iron vs. PVC

April 6, 2023

Design engineers must know the proper application of cast iron and PVC during the value engineering process to ensure a cost-efficient solution. by Eric Knauth, PE, LEED AP, and Troy […]


Learn About Prefabrication Trends to Optimize Construction Timelines with BIM

March 30, 2023

Skilled labor shortages and time-consuming onsite logistics can wreak havoc on construction schedules. Prefabrication is an effective option to expedite projects while maintaining favorable labor investments. BIM (building information modeling) […]


New Commercial PRV Technology that Saves Time and Lowers Costs

March 23, 2023

New PRV technology eliminates the need for a parallel or series system, so a second PRV downstream isn’t needed. by Jim LeStage, CSI, CDT Water control technology is integral to […]


Case Study: Design Team Overcomes Unique Challenges at Egg Processing Facility

March 7, 2023

The plumbing design for a complex processing system doesn’t have to be extremely difficult when there is cooperation among team members. by Paul Freeman, PE, CPD Six million—yes, that’s correct—six […]


PPI’s Building and Construction Division Releases Major Update to Design Calculator

December 8, 2022

The Plastics Pipe Institute Inc. (PPI) has announced a major update to its Building & Construction Division’s Plastic Pipe Design Calculator, a free software tool for the design of plastic […]


Evac North America Publishes a New Guide for Vacuum Plumbing Technology

December 8, 2022

While gravity systems are often the conventional choice of plumbing, vacuum plumbing systems are fast challenging the status quo and emerging as a smart and efficient alternative. Evac has published […]

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