ASPE Pipeline, Vol. 12, No. 12, June 6, 2019

Vol. 12, No. 12, June 6, 2019 

American Society of Plumbing Engineers


Our newest infographic answers “Who Is ASPE?”

Did you ever wonder who comprises ASPE membership? ASPE members are a diverse group of professionals dedicated to protecting the health and safety of the public through the design of safe and sustainable plumbing systems. To help you dig deeper into our demographics, we’ve developed a new infographic called “Who Is ASPE?,” which you can find at .


New ASPE white paper is published

“Maintaining Domestic Hot Water Return Temperatures Above the Growth Range of Legionella,” written by John S. Lansing, CPD, LEED Green Associate, a Plumbing Designer with Interface Engineering in Portland, Oregon and a member of ASPE's Portland Chapter, presents methodologies for maintaining return temperatures above a selected minimum while optimizing the temperature differential across a system. This new white paper is available for free download here.


Registration for the 2019 CPDT exam is open

ASPE's (CPDT) designation recognizes outstanding plumbing system designers who are in the early stage of their career and is intended as a precursor to the Certified in Plumbing Design (CPD) designation. The 2019 exam is being held at testing sites around the world on September 16–20, and registration is now open at .

Check out what people are discussing on ASPE Connect

Current popular threads in our offer design information on , , and . Have you had a chance to explore ASPE Connect yet? In this member-only community you can network with fellow ASPE members and get answers to your most pressing design questions. If you and fill out your profile during the month of June, you will be entered to win a free archived ASPE webinar. Get started today at .


Just announced: another free webinar for ASPE members

, sponsored by MIFAB and offering 0.1 CEU, will be held on August 8 at 2 p.m. EDT. Instructor Brennan Doherty will help participants understand the value a siphonic system can bring to their projects—both the monetary value and also the improved efficiency/safety. Contact education@aspe.org with any questions about registering.


Allied Technical Solutions joins our CEU Provider Program

ASPE's offers companies the opportunity to issue ASPE continuing education units for their professional development programs, and ATS is now eligible to offer CEUs for its course “Guide to Interceptors.” To contact ATS and all of our CEU Providers, go to .

Learn about plumbing design for facilities management environments at our webinar next week

On June 12 at 2 p.m. EDT, presenter Bill Cheek, CPD, will discuss the considerations for plumbing design in a facilities management environment for healthcare, research, and educational facilities. This webinar offers 0.1 CEU, and registration is open at .


Free Legionella webinar for ASPE members is being held June 19

, sponsored by Water Control Corp., will discuss the different methods of controlling Legionella/pathogen levels in plumbing systems, including cost comparisons with sample problems for participants to complete. This one-hour contact program awards 0.1 CEU or 1.0 PDH.


Network with local industry professionals at ASPE Chapter events

In the next few weeks, the Central New York, Evansville, and Central Ohio ASPE Chapters are holding golf outings, and on June 13 the Philadelphia Chapter is hosting a tour of the Main Fountain Garden at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square. You can learn more about these and other upcoming networking opportunities at .



Community Plumbing Challenge brings safe water and sanitation to Navajo families this week

“It is going to be an exciting week, and we are going to change some families’ lives for the better,” says

ASPE Wisconsin Chapter member Randy Lorge, who was recently appointed Director of Workforce Training and Development for The IAPMO Group. You can follow this week’s CPC project on  and Instagram and learn more about it at .


Texas governor promises to extend the State Board of Plumbing Examiners

The board was in danger of being shut down after state lawmakers failed to pass legislation that would have extended the agency's life.


Ontario plumbers strike for first time in more than 30 years

The walkout is due to a breakdown in negotiations between the Ontario Pipe Trades Council and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Ontario regarding changes to working hours and hiring halls.


HITS 2019 Conference is being held in Buffalo on August 6–8

ASPE's AYP Liaison to the Board of Directors, Christoph Lohr, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, ASSE 6020, will be presenting a session on plumbing for healthcare at this conference that focuses on methodologies that reduce healthcare-associated infections. Registration is open at .


NSF adds requirements for PFOA and PFOS testing and certification to drinking water standards

To comply with NSF/ANSI 53: Drinking Water Treatment Units – Health Effects or NSF/ANSI 58: Reverse Osmosis Drinking Water Treatment Systems, a device must reduce PFOA and PFOS concentrations in water to below 70 parts per trillion.


Earn ASPE CEUs at Watts’ next webinar

On June 26 at 2 p.m. EDT, will focus on the science and benefits of template-assisted crystallization (TAC) as a scale-prevention technology, and participants will earn 0.1 CEU through ASPE.


Registration is open for the 2019 Canadian Hydronics Conference

Hosted by the Canadian Hydronics Council, this event is being held on September 24–25 at the Ottawa Conference and Event Centre in Ottawa, Ontario, and you can register at .


WQA issues call for 2020 Convention speakers

The 2020 WQA Convention & Exposition will be held on April 1–3 in Orlando, and proposals on presentations related to water quality and treatment are due by June 30.


IAPMO receives President’s ‘E’ Award for Export Service

The association was honored for success in supporting foreign adoption of U.S. developed and internationally recognized plumbing standards to open new export markets in Asia.


Zurn is named the Official Water Solutions Partner of Milwaukee’s Summerfest

Through a multi-year sponsorship, the investment by Zurn will be used in the construction of the new American Family Insurance Amphitheater, particularly through new and updated restroom facilities throughout the venue.


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