plumbing design

What Is the Difference Between a Vacuum Breaker and an AAV?

May 7, 2021

Mark Nailor, CPDT, a Senior Mechanical Designer with PMH Associates in Moorestown, New Jersey, is wrapping up a project in New Jersey in which the contractor installed vent piping on […]


Watts Irrigation Backflow Prevention Webinar Is Now On-Demand

April 23, 2021

You can earn 0.1 ASPE CEU when you successfully complete the quiz after viewing “Irrigation Backflow Prevention: Specification & Compliance,” which is now available on-demand. During this one-hour webinar you […]


PPI Announces Major Update to Its Free Plastic Pipe Design Calculator

April 22, 2021

The Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) has announced a major update to its Building & Construction Division’s Plastic Pipe Design Calculator. PPI is the major trade association representing the plastic […]


An Optimized Sanitary Stack Configuration for Mid-Rise Multifamily Construction

April 21, 2021

The design practices surrounding American sanitary drainage and vent systems closely reflect those in plumbing codes published in the first half of the 20th century. While venting methods such as […]


Next Coffee with Caleffi on Mixing Valves Will Be Held on April 22

April 1, 2021

The next one-hour Coffee with Caleffi™ webinar will be “Optimizing Mixing Valves in DHW Systems” on April 22 at noon CDT. Mixing valves are used every day in domestic hot […]


The Future of Domestic Pressure Booster System Design Is Here Today

March 31, 2021

A real-world, scientific solution for redundancy problems can be formulated without the need to add another pump or arbitrarily double the flow capacity. by David P. Carrier ASPE Plumbing Engineering […]


Next Watts Works Webinar Will Be Held April 8

March 23, 2021

The next installment of the Watts® Works℠ Engineer Webinar Series will be “Irrigation Backflow Prevention: Specification & Compliance” on Thursday, April 8 at 11 a.m. EDT. By attending the entire […]


Caleffi Presents Five Things You Need to Know About the “5 Things”

March 18, 2021

Caleffi North America is proud to introduce a mini training series, the “5 Things You Need To Know.” The educational videos are now available on YouTube and feature Cody Mack, Caleffi […]


“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 […]

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