According to the 2016 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance Survey, nearly 26% of U.S. adults — an estimated 61.4 million people — reported having a disability, with mobility-related disability being the most frequently reported type.
I recently finished reading the Dan Abram’s book, “Theodore Roosevelt for the Defense: The Courtroom Battle to Save His Legacy,” about Theodore Roosevelt’s trial where he was accused of defamation and libel.
Watts recently announced the launch of its newly-enhanced Watts Works Online eLearning system — now open to all contractors, engineers and wholesalers. Through Watts Works Online, users can access convenient online training on the products and solutions from all Watts brands, the company noted.
A jury returned a verdict in favor of Boltex and Weldbend on all counts in a lawsuit by the American carbon steel flange manufacturers, against Spanish company, Ulma Forja — part of the Mondragon Corp. — and its U.S. subsidiary, Ulma Piping.
Elkay Manufacturing announced that President and CEO Tim Jahnke, who has led the company since 2007, plans to retire from day-to-day leadership to concentrate on his role on Elkay's Board of Directors.
Ideal for tub-to-shower conversions in hospitality, healthcare and luxury master baths, the ProLine linear drain from QuickDrain USA offers cutting-edge style, installation flexibility and impeccable drainage, the company states.
Powers announces the IntelliStation Jr. digital mixing valve now is available in new 1.5” and 2” sizes. IntelliStation Jr. is an easy-to-install smart mixing valve that connects through the building automation system, Powers points out.
The Bell & Gossett HYDROVAR HVL pump controller, combined with the Series e-1510 base-mounted end suction pump, provides flexibility and efficiency for new and retrofit applications in buildings, utilities and general industry.
Navien’s new NPN (premium non-condensing) series of tankless water heaters is offered in the NPN-U (universal) and NPN-E (exterior) options, both of which will be available in 160,000 Btu/h, and 199,900 Btu/h models for either natural gas or liquid propane.
Tekmar now offers 2-zone and 3-zone pumps, and 3-zone and 5-zone valves. The newly added switching relays and zone valve controls are compatible with all low-voltage thermostats and offer a variety of benefits.
Protect by LeakSmart is a new flow monitoring system that provides advanced water flow analytics and monitors and controls the home’s water activity — from in-wall to appliance leaks — detecting water leaks instantly, shutting off a home’s main water supply and sending alerts via smartphone in less than 5 seconds, the company explains.
The new MagnaTherm HTD series of condensing boilers and volume water heaters boasts real-time O2 trim compensation that maintains ideal air-to-fuel ratios, full 20:1 turndown on all sizes to match varying load profiles and the Laars Linc icon-driven control system.
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.