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.
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.
On Demand This webinar will equip you with the knowledge you desire to select the best PEX system for your next project. It will provide an overview of the different methods of installing and designing PEX systems and end user benefits. In addition, the webinar will address how to maximize efficiency on the jobsite and performance of the system. Not only can PEX maximize system efficiency, it can also assist with maximizing profitability of an installation.
On DemandPlumbing and mechanical firms are busier than ever. With work piling up and a new, tech-savvy customer base, you better have your ducks in a row if you want to cash in on the boom! Technology, speed, cleanliness and customer service are elements the modern customer wants when shopping for service providers. Most contractors today have workloads that are highly demanding. Having an edge to get to your next customer is critical in your survival strategy for an industry that is full of work but lacking workers.
ON DEMAND:Most people will recognize that word of mouth is your best form of marketing. Whether they’re recommending your store to their close circle or sharing their feelings on an online review site, what they say can go a long way toward convincing potential customers to do business with you. So what can you to harness the voice of your customers and make sure it is reaching the right people at the right time?
The July 2019 issue of PM Engineer spotlights the latest trends in commercial bathroom design. Writer Traci Browne takes a look at three key trends in that space: low-flow fixtures, Legionella prevention and Universal Design. The Universal Design trend hits on the use of non-ligature products in commercial/institutional spaces such as hospitals.