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.
Adrian Peschi, LCAM, knew that if the retrofit went badly, he’d hear it from hundreds of unofficial supervisors – the residents of the high-rise apartment building he manages in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
When approving the installation of a fire protection or life safety system to verify compliance in accordance with governing laws, regulations, codes and standards, many of us use the term “commissioning” interchangeably with the term “acceptance testing.”
Most of us these days have experienced the communication method known as texting. If you have not texted before, I commend you for getting by this long in life using more traditional methods of communication such as speaking.
Zurn Industries announced the opening of its Jon Everett Training Center at its Paso Robles, California location. The company helped a ribbon-cutting ceremony to dedicate the newly remodeled training center in memory of Zurn associate Jon Everett.
Brasscraft Mfg. Co. recently joined one of its Masco Millions partners, Detroit Area Pre-College Engineering Program (DAPCEP), at the Michigan Science Center for workshops where seventh- and eighth-grade students explored the world of STEM — science, technology, engineering and math.
MIFAB’s new website for sizing injection and rotational-molded HDPE grease and oil interceptors at www.sizemyinterceptor.com features software that provides the correct size MIFAB HDPE interceptor for the application from its extensive line.
Legend Valve and Fittings announces its newest product offerings, including three new valves: P-200 ball valve with a drain; T-514 oversized flange sillcock; and T-552 sillcock with a 1960 configuration; as well as a supply stop bulk pack.
Bosh Thermotechnology adds three new products to it’s air-conditioning portfolio with the new Inverter Ducted Package unit as well as second-generation upgrades to the Inverter Ducted Split 2.0 and Minisplit 2.0.
A. O. Smith’s commercial heat pump water heater for light commercial applications is ideal for use in establishments such as restaurants, schools, retail buildings or any facility that would traditionally use a standard commercial electric water heater.
The ProPEX lead-free brass valves from Uponor are constructed from high-quality ECO BRASS lead-free brass and now includes an industry-leading 10-year warranty for increased confidence and peace of mind, the company points out.
John Guest, a Reliance Worldwide Corp. brand, is a manufacturer of engineered push-fit fittings, valves and LLDPE tubing, ranging in sizes from 1/4” to 1/2” OD and 1/2”, 3/4” and 1” CTS in a variety of configurations for potable water and traditional plumbing applications.
Armstrong Fluid Technology unveils its self-regulating, variable-speed fire pump, which in addition to new safety benefits, also holds the distinction of being the first fire pump to meet NFPA-20 (2019 Edition), Section 4.8 standards.
New industrial ball valve and limit switch packages from Bonomi North America improve safety in industrial systems, allowing critical manual valve applications to be monitored remotely, the company notes.
The ProLine linear shower drain by QuickDrain USA offers minimalist style, impeccable performance and ease-of-installation to help interior designers and remodeling contractors create jaw-dropping zero-entry showers and wet areas that allow wheelchair access and ADA compliance, QuickDrain USA notes.
The May 2020 issue of PM Engineer includes the annual Fire Protection & Design special section with a look at the hybrid system protecting Gen. George Washington’s tent at The Museum of the American Revolution. The section also examines flue gas venting and a temporary fire protection system that enabled pump room upgrades. Also this month, Julius Ballanco covers the code cost savings, and Dave Yates discusses legionella and COVID-19.