The August 2019 issue of pme is headlined by a PGA championship golf course benefitting from the installation of a hydronic conditioning system. We also take a look at the latest building information modeling trends, plus people analytics, NSPC code change updates and all the latest PHCP-PVF products specified in plumbing and mechanical commercial projects.
Stew Chaffee, CEO of Aston, Pennsylvania-based manufacturers representative firm Rich-Tomkins Co. (a past pme Manufacturers Representative of the Year winner), puts into clear focus the major benefits of having properly trained customers.
When I look at any replacement hydronic boiler project, my tenet is always to assume the existing system is installed improperly. I like to pretend I am a famous detective, such as Sherlock Holmes, and my job is to uncover the hidden mistakes.
Last month, we started going through what people analytics are, what the potential upsides are, and what some of the down sides are. Now we’ll continue with my interview with Kelly Reed, the managing director, global people & culture solutions with Lockton.
I took an astronomy class once in college that I found to be extremely interesting. Still, it could have been one of those courses of study where people react, “How would anyone ever make a living with astronomy?”
Design-build projects often present interesting challenges, and Tiller’s Garage Service Center would prove to be no exception, except for the unique and unpleasant challenge presented near the project’s end.
In response to a story entertainment personality Ryan Seacrest recently told on his “Live” television show about clogging a toilet in the home of reality television star Kris Jenner, American Standard sent Seacrest and Jenner its Champion toilets and SpaLet bidet seats.
The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials recently completed Technical Committee meetings toward the adoption of ISO 30500 as an American National Standard and National Standard of Canada.
The Bell & Gossett Series e-HSC double suction centrifugal pump is designed for HVAC systems in commercial applications. The pump offers maximum performance and energy efficiency with a compact design built for easy installation and maintenance, the company says.
Ashland Pump’s new AGP-HC200 grinder pump features a proven radial portion that grinds waste into fine slurry, and the cutting-edge axial portion cuts and chops stringy solids and other forms of non-human waste into pieces small enough to pass through the small diameter discharge pipe, Ashland Pump states.
The Lubrizol Corp., in partnership with Genova Products, expands its line of cost-effective and easy-to-install FlowGuard Gold pipes and fittings with the addition of the new FlowGuard MultiPort, the company reveals.
Using an internal combustion natural gas engine, Lochinvar and EC Power’s Micro CHP (< 50 kW/hr) XRGI25 is designed to be an efficient, easy-to-install system intended for light commercial use, Lochinvar explains.
FabricAir’s VarioDuct is a highly engineered solution for most commercial building applications that provides both uniform heating and cooling out of the same ceiling-hung fabric duct, the company notes.
Uponor’s Radiant Rollout Mat is the ideal solution for faster, more consistent installations for large commercial radiant heating and cooling applications — saving up to 85% in installation time, the company points out.
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.