California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger signed into law legislation that will reduce the amount of lead found in faucets, fittings, piping and other common plumbing parts installed and repaired throughout the state to just 0.25%, a huge reduction from the old limit of 8%. Plumbing manufacturers have until 2010 to comply with the new restriction.
Held at McCormick Place Sept 28-30, the fourth ISH North America trade show once again brought together all facets of the plumbing, building, energy and air-conditioning industries-engineers, specifiers, contractors, government officials and wholesalers.
Here are the latest appointments within the industry.
SFA Saniflo, Inc. announced that Greg James has been appointed Western regional sales manager, a position that requires managing the company’s network of independent sales representatives in the 23 U.S. states west of the Mississippi. James comes to Saniflo with more than 22 years of experience in the plumbing industry.
This month's issue of pme features the cover story: Inventive use of chillers, recirculating loop aid campus building's cooling processes and Discussions on water quality highlight Plumbig Contractors Association Midwest meeting.