The EPA is trying to get manufacturers to create more water-efficient products
and showcase this effort to businesses/consumers through its new WaterSense
label. To obtain the label, manufacturers will need to work with a third-party
testing organization to verify the efficiency of their
This month’s online exclusive products: an open
hose reel from T&S Brass, a wall mount faucet from Danze, an ADA-compliant
shower system by Speakman Co. and a brochure about Taco, Inc.’s D’Mand hot water recirculation system.
Okay, maybe it's not the Atlanta Falcons, but at least 220 Falcon Waterfree Technologies' waterfree urinals played a role in providing a fan-friendly environment. This was the first Super Bowl that featured the Falcon waterfree urinals, a good fit for the heavy use within a sports stadium because the units are flushless, odor free, hard to vandalize, don't clog up and eliminate plumbing problems due to continuous running or flushing.
Lochinvar Corp., a manufacturer of high-efficiency water heaters, boilers and pool heaters, is hosting a weekly giveaway as part of its VIP Contractor Program. With each registered purchase of a fully modulating and condensing KNIGHT™ Heating Boiler, participating contractors are entered to win a Hewlett Packard Pocket PC with the KNIGHT’s SMART SYSTEMTM software preloaded.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) board of directors has appointed four new members to the Association’s Standards Council. They are: James W. Carpenter of Plano, TX; Ronald R. Farr of Otsego, MI; Roland J. Huggins of Dallas, TX ; and Fred M. Leber of Toronto, Canada. All appointments were effective Jan. 1, 2007.
Intelligent additions; Luxury Chicago high-rise makes right calls with water heaters, chillers. Correcting existing short cycling when adding a pellet boiler. pme Profile: Liberty Pumps' President and CEO Charlie Cook. Read more stories in January issue.