Learn how commercial multi-tank systems (MTS) are using Responsive Flow Design to produce consistently high-quality softened water while saving significant water, salt and money. MTS systems bring a series of smaller tanks on- and off-line as needed to properly service the building’s flow rates at any given time. MTS systems have lower capital costs, will save your clients up to 50% of their annual operating costs, and can be easily expanded at any time.
On Demand The safety concern today is in the use of plumbing Solid Wall Schedule 40 or Foam Core DWV pipe and fittings in FGV applications. These products were never intended to be used in FGV applications, but they have been chosen because they are often the least expensive materials available. Simply put, plumbing DWV products are NOT designed to meet the life safety standards of FGV applications.
On Demand Besides the usual disinfection chemicals added to water by municipalities, other water disinfection chemicals and methods may be used on site in buildings. These methods may include shock treatments to sanitize a new system prior to use, for regular system cleanings, or to mitigate biological growth in an existing system.
On Demand The majority of customers have done most of their research and decision making before ever contacting a plumbing business. In fact, the very best leads (based off of closing rate) will come from the company's website. Most businesses know this and have spent vast sums of time and money optimizing and promoting their website to accommodate the modern customer. Yet, many businesses are still having trouble converting website visitors and depend heavily on factory and 3rd party leads.
On Demand When we enter the world of variable speed pumping, we must remember that all centrifugal pumps have some minimum allowable speed and flow rates. For proper operation of these systems, it is critical that we design the system - and specify the pump, motor, and drive equipment - with these considerations in mind.
The September 2019 issue of pme, we reveal the recipient of the 2019 Plumbing Engineer of the Year Award, plus Julius Ballanco on lower global-warming refrigerants, geothermal talk, and all the latest new PHCP-PVF products.