Misty Guard discusses how companies and plumbing and mechanical engineers can navigate the intersection of laws, regulations, codes, standards, and public policies. She uses her expertise in water and plumbing, energy and mechanical, environmental, public health, electrical and explosive atmospheres, and innovation policies to provide insights on compliance.
Do you want to know an odd bit of trivia? Valentine's Day is the most popular day for sewer and wastewater treatment tours, at least in New York, London, and Paris. By 2027, the volume of recycled water produced in the United States is projected to increase 37%.
Introducing Safe Shower's new showerhead that minimizes the growth of biofilm and pathogens like Legionella. The showerhead circulates disinfectants like chlorine or UV water and uses UVC LED disinfectant approach that generates electricity using a tiny turbine.
The Water Demand Calculator has been adopted in several states and cities, including California and Seattle, and is expanding peak flow rate calculations into commercial buildings. The future looks bright as version 3.0 is in the works for commercial buildings.
In February, Standards Development Organizations review end-of-year activities. Energy, water systems, refrigerants, and products had a lot of activity in 2023. See lists for new, revised, or reaffirmed standards, standards in development, and withdrawn standards.
There is no shortage of industry patrons who’ve been impacted by Dan Holohan — manufacturers, reps, plumbers, and fellow writers alike. His love for teaching, writing, giving back and just undeniable kindness have left a mark.
In my last column of 2023, I discussed the growing use of Artificial Intelligence in engineering and construction firms. This month, I want to focus on another trend we will see continuing into this next year — sustainability and efficiency.
My house water heater recently failed. I want to replace it with something more efficient, like a heat pump. The easiest path would be to replace it with the exact same type. What would you do if you had a similar scenario with a client or project?