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The October issue of  PME features this month's cover story, "Historical building in Dallas becomes comfortable long-term hotel" and so much more!

Historical building in Dallas becomes comfortable long-term hotel

Dallas historical building becomes comfortable long-term hotel with new plumbing and HVAC systems.
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Strategies for managing indoor air quality while improving HVAC efficiency

Most building owners would agree that people are their most important resource, which makes providing a comfortable, productive environment a priority.
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Boiler replacement key to New Hampshire apartment complex retaining residents

Located in Nashua, N.H., the Canterbury Apartments feature 480 units ideally located to serve locals and Boston commuters alike.
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Training course on HACCP for Building Water Systems

Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point methodology is a structured, systematic, cost-effective paradigm best-known for its successful, widespread use in food safety.
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ASHRAE releases new Legionellosis standard for review

A fourth version of ASHRAE’s proposed Legionellosis standard is now open for public comment.
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LEED-credentialed professionals in demand

The United States Green Building Council released results of a study of job postings in the country that revealed the need for LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) and LEED Green Associate credentials grew 46% over a 12-month period.
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Reliance Worldwide reaches agreement

Reliance Worldwide, the state of Alabama and the community of Cullman, reached an agreement for Reliance to invest in a new facility to expand the company’s ability to manufacture its SharkBite plumbing connection products in Cullman.
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‘Caleffi Excellence’ contest opens for hydronic and plumbing designers

Caleffi opened an ongoing contest which invites designers of hydronic or plumbing systems to showcase their work and receive wide recognition.
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Bosch Thermotechnology provides grants to N.H. schools

Londonderry, N.H.-based Bosch Thermotechnology awarded grants to two local high schools in support of STEM (Science, Technology, Math and Engineering) education enterprises in those schools.
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Liberty Pumps announces Bergen building expansion

Liberty Pumps broke ground on a major building expansion that will add 81,000 sq. ft. to the company’s manufacturing and warehouse space in Bergen, N.Y.
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Bradford White’s Carnevale earns promotion

Bradford White announced R. Bruce Carnevale has been promoted to executive vice president and COO.
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Movers & Shakers for Oct. 2014

Movers & Shakers for October 2014.
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Southland Industries creates national service division

Mechanical, electrical and plumbing building system company Southland Industries has united its service and building automation controls departments into a single division.
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Industry hammers out a lot of work in short order at 2014 ASPE Expo

Members of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers that made the trek to Chicago got to explore the space of the 2014 ASPE Convention and Exposition at McCormick Place’s Lakeside Center.
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Florida county uses CPVC to update fire-protection systems in its schools.

A school building poses a tricky scenario when installing a fire sprinkler system.
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Plastic cooling towers can help commercial buildings achieve significant savings.

Plastic cooling towers can help commercial buildings achieve significant savings.
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2014 ASPE Convention & Exposition goes off without a hitch

I have just returned home from the 2014 American Society of Plumbing Engineers’ Convention & Exposition.
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Calculating measurements since 1867 with no battery or signal required

Calculating measurements since 1867 — no battery or signal required.
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UA makes its presence felt at IAPMO Convention

Every third year of the IAPMO Convention, the final discussion is held on the proposed code changes to the Uniform Plumbing Code and the Uniform Mechanical Code.
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Flow-balancing valve from Caleffi

The FlowCal valve from Caleffi automatically maintains the flow rate to each terminal unit regardless of differential pressure changes across the circuits.
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Flo-Setter valve from Bell & Gossett

Bell & Gossett’s Circuit Sentry Flo-Setter valve helps save pump energy and improves coil efficiency.
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Boilers and volume water heaters from Bradford White

Bradford White’s Brute Series is a product line featuring both residential and commercial gas-fired boilers and volume water heaters. 

 


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Water saving device from AquaOne Technologies

AquaOne Technologies’ Toilet Guardian is an electronic water-saving device that shuts off water to the toilet when a leak or overflow is detected.
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Water-cooled chillers from Daikin Applied

Daikin Applied expands its Magnitude WMC chiller line to include four additional sizes.
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Walk-in tub from Americas Walk-In Tubs

The Everlast low-entry walk-in tub by Americas Walk-in Tubs is designed to make it easy for people with limited mobility and accessibility issues to enter and exit the tub.
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Walk-in baths from American Standard

American Standard’s line of walk-in baths — designed for accessible and safe bathing for users with limited mobility — received the Arthritis Foundation’s Ease-of-Use Commendation.
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Touch kitchen faucet from Grohe

Grohe’s Minta Touch kitchen faucet incorporates EasyTouch technology.
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Swage nipples from Matco-Norca

Matco-Norca’s Swage concentric nipples are reducers for high-pressure piping systems contain a bore matching of the pipe they are fitted to.
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Straight copper stub-outs from Aquatherm

Aquatherm’s polypropylene-random piping systems feature a straight, threadless transition from PP-R pipe to copper-sweated connections.
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Stainless-steel condensing boiler from Crown Boilers

Crown Boiler’s Phantom stainless-steel condensing boiler fires at AFUEs up to 94% and features a water-tube heat exchanger.
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Snow-melt cable kits from EasyHeat

EasyHeat’s new Sno Melter cable kits offer safe and reliable snow melting in driveways, sidewalks, patios and stairs.
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Snow and ice melting from Uponor

Designed for residential or commercial applications, Uponor’s snow and ice melting system circulates a warm water and glycol solution through freeze-resistant, crosslinked polyethylene tubing.
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Rooftop HVAC system from Addison

Addison’s PR-Series is a highly efficient, packaged rooftop heating and air-conditioning system that offers design flexibility with a wide selection of factory options, as well as the ability to accept custom options for specific job requirements.
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Roof hydrant from Woodford

Woodford’s commercial roof hydrant provides a reliable, year-round water source.
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Portfolio upgrade from Honeywell

Honeywell expands its WEBs-AX Web-enabled building automation system to include RedLINK thermostats, including the Prestige thermostat and the VisionPRO 8000.
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Piston valve from Delany Products

Delany’s Empire piston valve comes with a self-cleaning bypass.
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PEX fittings assortment from Legend Valve

Legend broadens its offering of no-lead forged-brass and plastic PEX fittings.
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Kitchen faucet from KWC

The KWC ZOE faucet features beautifully curved lines at the spout and base, as well as an LED light ring incorporated into the pullout spray.
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Janitorial Faucets from Chicago Faucets

Chicago Faucets’ Janitorial Service Sink Faucets brochure is a four-color, six-page foldout booklet that illustrates the variety of janitorial and maintenance faucets for high-use and high-abuse applications.
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Hydronic unit heater from Modine

Hot Dawg H2O from Modine has no moving external parts.
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High-efficiency urinal from Willoughby Industries

 Willoughby Industries releases its new high-efficiency urinal made from welded 16-gauge, type-304 stainless steel. 


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Gate valve from Tyco

Tyco’s Non-Rising Steam Post Indicator gate valve offers a lightweight ductile-iron body that weighs less than conventional cast-iron valves.
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Heat pump control capabilities from ClimateMaster

ClimateMaster’s vFlow technologies is a part of its Tranquility 22 Two-Stage Compact (TY), Tranquility 22 Digital (TZ), Tranquility 30 Digital (TE) and Tranquility Vertical Stack (TSM) series of units for both residential and commercial applications.
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Gas condensing boiler from Bosch

Bosch Thermotechnology’s Buderus brand GB162 gas condensing boiler combines condensing and cascade technologies together.
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Flanged ball valve from NIBCO

NIBCO’s Fig. T/S-1880-DU automatic balancing valves provide the solutions for a wide range of application requirements to ensure a balanced HVAC system.
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Enhanced manifold from Webstone Valve

Webstone Valves’ Hydro-Core manifold now is packaged with prefabricated and insulated supply/return lines outfitted with connections for nearly any boiler.
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Elongated toilet from Mansfield Plumbing

Mansfield Plumbing’s WaterSense-compliant, gravity-fed Maverick 1.0 EL SmartHeight toilet uses 38% less water.
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DHW Valve from Therm-Omega-Tech

Therm-Omega-Tech introduces its Circuit Solver valve for domestic hot water systems.
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Combi-heating boiler from Utica Boilers

The Utica CuB series is ideal for both heating-only and combi-heating, and domestic hot-water applications, including single-family homes, apartments/multifamily dwellings with individual appliances and retrofits for high-temperature systems.
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Code-compliant mixing valve from Eemax

Eemax adds an ASSE 1070-2004 code-compliant mixing valve to its AccuMix series of electric tankless water heaters.
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Boiler and tankless water heater from Laars

 Laars’ Mascot LX condensing combi boiler and tankless water heater features a heat exchanger.  


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Anti-scale water treatment accessory from Navien

Navien introduces PeakFlow, a new chemical-free anti-scale water treatment accessory that is an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional water softeners.
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BIM for heat-tracing system from Pentair

Pentair’s building information modeling content for heat-tracing solutions includes the Raychem Trace-It Revit add-in.
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Adjustable toilet seat from Bemis

Bemis Manufacturing Co.’s adjustable Easy-Clean and Change toilet seat can be moved forward or backward up to 1/2” to account for varying toilet bowl sizes.
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Above-floor pump from Saniflo

About the size of a small wastebasket, the compact Saniswift pump is an above-floor plumbing solution where no below-floor drainage exists.
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