The October issue of PM Engineer highlights how regulations limiting carbon emissions drive efficiency in boiler market, Updating the Hunter's Curve, The case for the master mixing valve, and much more!
Quite frequently I get phone calls and emails requesting sizing help for projects. Many times, they are the common straightforward applications for a restaurant, office building or hotel. And then there are those that are a bit strange, slightly challenging, and best of all, humorous.
Plumbing engineers and designers have been talking about it for what seems like forever. Plumbing installers have been looking into ways to become more efficient. Plumbing manufacturers have been collecting the data to better size their equipment. And plumbing inspectors and plan reviewers have been acutely aware of the need for change for a long time.
Hot water has been around since man first harnessed the power of fire, but when at elevated temperatures, it is dangerous and even deadly. Today’s hot water heaters offer a diverse range of technologies that perform leaps and bounds ahead of their predecessors, but what temperature should they deliver?
To increase the standard of living for many working-class families in Arlington, Virginia, the Arlington Partnership for Affordable Housing (APAH) added quality and affordable apartments in the area, constructing the Queens Court Apartments in 2021. T
Last month, ICC completed the technical code changes to the 2024 Edition of the International Plumbing Code (IPC), International Mechanical Code (IMC) and International Fuel Gas Code (IFGC). Yes, you read that correctly — the 2024 editions of these codes.
Last month, we looked at a piping approach for adding a pellet boiler and panel radiators to an existing two-zone baseboard system. The system’s original oil-fired boiler was being retained as an auxiliary heat source.
For the first time ever, the ASHRAE Winter Conference will be presented in a hybrid format, offering both in-person and virtual options for participation for attendees, provides convenience and affords global participation with a group of the world’s leading presenters delivering timely and useful industry content.
The company’s white paper details how the tool can be used to quantify energy use and environmental impact through various policy scenarios for residential and commercial space and water heating solutions in buildings.
Due to the rise in new strains of the virus, 70% of office workers have implemented a more rigorous handwashing regimen versus 59% of the general population, according to Bradley's Healthy Handwashing Survey.
With the new NovoCon M, L and XL digital actuators, Danfoss extends its range of smart actuators combined with pressure independent balancing valves (PICVs) to achieve digital control for hydronic heating and cooling systems.
Allied Air Enterprises, a Lennox International company, expands its line of easy-to-install home heating and cooling solutions with the new LYNX 18 SEER inverter heat pump under the Ducane, Concord and Allied brands.
Compact and versatile, the MagnaClean DRX magnetic dirt filter by ADEY provides a highly effective solution for removing magnetite from light commercial systems with space-restricted mechanical rooms and larger systems (above 4”) in a side-stream application.
Charlotte Pipe’s Edge HP Iron is a specially coated cast iron pipe and fittings system designed for aggressive DWV applications where enhanced protection may be needed, such as hospitals, casinos and commercial kitchens.