Nadia Askar is the group multimedia editor for BNP Media’s Plumbing Group. She is responsible for leading the direction of the brand’s digital and social presence by ensuring the brand websites and social media outlets are consistently updated, and interacting with readers and followers. Askar joined BNP Media in November 2013.
Veteran industry analyst and writer Morris R. Beschloss is the industrial PVF columnist for BNP Media’s Plumbing Group titles and is the American Supply Association’s industry analyst. Beschloss, whose career in the industrial pipe, valve and fittings sector spans more than five decades, was the recipient of the 2012 ASA Fred V. Keenan Lifetime Achievement Award.
John Siegenthaler, P.E., is a consulting engineer and principal of Appropriate Designs in Holland Patent, N.Y. His latest textbook “Heating With Renewable Energy,” will be released in January 2016 from Cengage Publishing. It shows how to use modern hydronics technology to create systems supplied by solar thermal, heat pump and biomass heat sources. Additional information is available at www.hydronicpros.com.
Jacqueline Wilmot is a fire protection engineer at the National Fire Protection Association. She is the staff liaison for seven technical committees in the Fire Protection Systems and Public Fire Protection divisions.
Ray Wohlfarth is the author of “Lessons Learned in a Boiler Room: A common-sense approach to servicing and installing commercial boilers.” In his spare time, he is president of Fire & Ice in Pittsburgh. Ray writes a monthly newsletter on commercial boilers. He can be reached at 412/343-4110 or firstname.lastname@example.org.