Touted as modern conveniences, disposable consumer products such as disinfecting wipes and personal hygiene wipes are anything but, considering the havoc they can wreak on residential plumbing systems.
Industry organizations collaborate to bring safe drinking water to a rural Texas family. Luis and Nancy Salazar, along with their daughter Nissi, had lived in their home for 24 years without their own water supply.
The study evaluated HVAC systems in a number of South Carolina school buildings and found that hydronic systems outperformed all other systems in terms of lower energy use and cost and life expectancy.
An extensive remodeling project has transformed the Little Red Schoolhouse in Morton Grove, Illinois, into an interactive learning environment where professionals receive hands-on training to better understand how the entire HVAC system works.
Today’s residential wastewater stream poses more problems to plumbing systems than ever before with the proliferation of “flushable” wipes and other unconventional solids such as baby wipes, paper towels and feminine hygiene products.