New standard would allow 2.5 gpm on each showerhead nozzle.
February 22, 2021
The American Supply Association (ASA) recently joined the Alliance for Water Efficiency in its appeal to the United States Department of Energy related to allowable flow-rate changes for multi-head showers, and the subsequent negative affects it will have on business operations for ASA members, as well as overall negative water-efficiency consequences that will result.
A pandemic, a Supreme Court appointment, mail-in ballots, economic uncertainty and a lost laptop have turned the national conversation on its head — and continues create fluidity in a number of races across the country.
Over the course of the last few months, the American Supply Association has been actively monitoring the state of California’s efforts to pass “Get the Lead Out 2.0,” which would force manufacturers into a second round of endpoint fixture lead reduction, 10 years after current regulations went into effect.
It has been a long time coming, but the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced issuance of the final rule "Use of Lead Free Pipes, Fittings, Fixtures, Solder, and Flux for Drinking Water."
ASA is part a coalition of organizations throughout the manufacturing supply chain urging Congress to advance a bold, long-term infrastructure bill to address the nation’s longstanding infrastructure needs, and to provide much-needed stability and certainty for the sector during this critical time.
With an abundance of caution, and the safety and health of its members always a priority, the American Supply Association is shifting its NETWORK2020 event to a virtual format. Virtual NETWORK2020 will be held Oct. 7-8.
ASA’s Mike Miazga is back with another COVID-19 Recovery Town Hall interview session. This time, Mike is joined by National Association of Homebuilders President and CEO Jerry Howard, who answers a bevy of ASA member questions related to the construction/homebuilding market coming out of the pandemic.
The ASA Safety Committee is hosting a special COVID-19 webinar that will contain critical information for building owners, contractors, suppliers and other key stakeholders in the supply chain on actions that can be taken to reduce the rate of illness once buildings are in use again.