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In the February issue of pme, read about California's efforts to enhance their recycled water usage, New Jersey's Governor did not sign an import residential fire sprinkler bill and BIM's designs are engaging California's hospital plumbing designers. Also, Dave Garlow is this month's pme Profile focus and check out the lastest products and news in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
Jaclyn Yee hit a home run in her first at-bat. Yee, an associate civil engineer in Dublin, Calif., a community 45 minutes southeast of San Francisco, got the rare opportunity to lead a major project as the local water district expanded its recycled water system to retrofit potable water irrigation at parks and schools.
Recently, pme interviewed Viega LLC CEO and President Dave Garlow at his office in Wichita, Kan., on issues facing the plumbing-and-heating industry. Since joining Viega in 2000, Garlow has worked as a regional manager, national sales manager, and as vice president of sales and marketing.
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The design and construction of the Temecula Valley Hospital in Temecula, Calif., raises the bar for efficient, integrated delivery of health-care facilities. With a design and construction team made up of seven partners that signed a single integrated form of agreement, the five-story, 178,000-sq.-ft. hospital was completed from the ground-up for $157 million.
Greetings. I’m coming to you from my well-heated bunker, better known as my condominium on the North Side of Chicago. Without question, this winter is the most brutal I’ve experienced.
Our daughter Kelly and her husband, Craig, wanted to give our grandchildren names that would never appear on a souvenir rack in a touristy store, so they named our grandson Sullivan “Sully” Daniel and our granddaughter Dempsey Jane.
One of the most misunderstood portions of the commercial heating system is the gas train. The gas train is a series of components that safely feed natural or propane gas into the burner.
New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie made national headlines when it was reported by major news organizations that a member of his administration allegedly created a major traffic jam on the George Washington Bridge in Fort Lee, N.J. because the town’s mayor didn’t endorse Christie during the last governor’s election.
American Standard’s Studio dual-flush toilets offer users the choice between 1.6 gpf for solids or 1.1 gpf for liquids.
Caroma’s Brisbane high-efficiency toilet features a two-piece, two-button dual-flush component (1.6/0.8 gpf).
All of Duravit’s wall-hung toilets (available in Starck, Caro, Happy D., Happy D/2, Vero and Foster among others) are WaterSense-approved and include commercial dual-flush toilets.
Sloan’s Dual-Flush Side Mount is a battery-powered flushometer that allows commercial facilities to easily upgrade to water-saving operations.
The Summit 3 dual-flush toilet from Mansfield Plumbing allows users to select from 1.1 or 1.6 gpf while flushing at 800 grams.
The TOTO USA Neorest 700H and 550H use dual-flush, high-efficiency flushing and eWater+ technology. The
Moen dual-flush valves rely on the timing of the individual in the stall to determine the strength of the flush in commercial water-closet applications.
The Kohler dual-flush toilet line features the familiar side-mount trip lever feature, but with a two-piece design.
Gerber’s Maxwell is a WaterSense-certified, two-piece, dual-flush gravity toilet with 1.1-gpf or 1.6-gpf options.
Niagara Conservation’s Stealth ultra-high-efficiency dual-flush toilet is equipped with two flush options: 0.5 gpf (half) and 0.95 gpf (full), with an average of 0.65 gpf.