plumbing design

ASPE Announces a New Webinar on Water Conservation in High-Performance Buildings

March 8, 2021
Posted in , , , ,

On March 25 at noon CDT, Richard Rossi of Niagara will present the one-hour webinar “Water Savings with Every Flush: Improving Water Conservation in High-Performance Buildings.” This webinar offers 0.1 […]

Read More >>

ASPE Member Gary Klein to Present the March Coffee with Caleffi

March 4, 2021
Posted in , , , , ,

Northern California Chapter member Gary Klein and Peter Skinner, PE, will headline the next Coffee with Caleffi, “Practically Perfect Plumbing,” on March 25 at noon CDT. The pair will discuss […]

Read More >>

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

March 2, 2021
Posted in , ,

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 […]

Read More >>

“Are Sleeves or Core Drilling Better for the Passage of Process Piping?”

February 1, 2021
Posted in , ,

The choice must take into consideration the craftsmanship of the installation, convenience, and coordination among the trades. by David Dexter, FNSPE, FASPE, CPD, CPI, LEED BD+C, PE When I first […]

Read More >>

“Standards and Design Considerations for Emergency Equipment”

November 30, 2020
Posted in ,

Sometimes, as design professionals, we must think outside of the box and develop solutions to problems that are before us but not always obvious or mandated by rules and regulations. […]

Read More >>

“Three Common Questions About W-Rated Firestop Sealants”

November 12, 2020
Posted in , ,

Brush up on what W-ratings mean, how they’re obtained, what they mean for firestop sealants, and more. by Jeff Hamilton Many professionals are familiar with firestop sealants, but not all […]

Read More >>

“Are We Ready for Timber Skyscrapers?”

August 27, 2020
Posted in ,

Due to wood’s hygroscopic characteristics, shrinkage of the wood framing may have adverse effects on plumbing, electrical, and mechanical systems. by Laura Loziuk and James Richardson In recent years there […]

Read More >>

“Design Considerations for Potable Water”

July 30, 2020
Posted in ,

Today’s engineers and designers must take much into account outside of the normal engineering concerns of load, flow rate, and pressure drop to design systems that protect public health. by […]

Read More >>

“Corrosion in Hot Water Recirculating Systems and Velocity Effects”

July 23, 2020
Posted in ,

Maintaining temperature, pressure, and flow per design conditions will promote laminar flow and ensure adequate service life of the piping system. by Kevin Wong, MBA, BSc, CAE, and Avishai Moscovich […]

Read More >>

“Managing Legionella Risk in Showers”

July 2, 2020
Posted in , ,

The author examines the effectiveness of some past and current products to help shower piping drain effectively to reduce Legionella growth. by David Dexter, FNSPE, FASPE, CPD, CPI, LEED BD+C, […]

Read More >>
Scroll to Top