Anvil International (“Anvil”), a global designer, manufacturer and provider of high-quality products that connect and support piping systems, and Smith-Cooper International (“SCI”), a global designer and provider of branded, high-quality pipes, valves, and fittings, announced on April 26, they have entered into a definitive agreement to merge. Read More
When creating the right office atmosphere, comfort is key. Employers want to ensure teams are not too warm where they may get sleepy, but also not too cold that they cannot concentrate. Unfortunately, many different types of workplaces face year-round temperature challenges and struggle to strike the perfect balance to keep all employees comfortable and focused. Read More
Dallas-based American Fire Sprinkler Association named Debra N. McGuire as the association’s new president and CEO this year. Established in 1981, AFSA and its federation of 32 chapters serve as North America’s largest fire sprinkler industry organization.
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) recently published the monograph of proposed changes to the WE-Stand, which is short for Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard. The document was previously identified as the Green Supplement.
In my last two columns, I discussed the business case for why one-on-one meetings are the single best management tactic to improve retention and results, proving the benefits through numerous sources of data. But what does a good one-on-one look like?
The KWCS flow splitter is a flow-control valve that provides the plumbing designer with an innovative option for designing piping layouts for both hot- and coldwater distribution, Kemper Water Control Systems says.
The May 2019 issue of PM Engineer includes the annual Fire Protection & Design special section with an exclusive look at a hybrid fire-extinguishing system at BYU’s special collections vaults. The section also previews products for the NFPA 2019 expo and includes insight from Jacqueline Wilmot on acceptance testing for wet chemical systems. Also this month, read essential stories about how to anticipate your client’s medical gas needs and an interview with the new president and CEO of the American Fire Sprinkler Association. Julius Ballanco covers a recent IAPMO WE-Stand committee proposal on blackwater, and John Siegenthaler, P.E., gives advice to the next generation.