This issue is chock-full of educational features! We have case studies from Plastics Pipe Institute, Niagara Corporation, Sensata Technologies and Reed Water. You will also find a preview of the ASPE Tech Symposium, a recap of a recent site tour at Viega, and our monthly columns.
The horrific fire at Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris in April tells a story of heroic actions by firefighters that prevented even greater damage and avoided loss of life. It also reveals vital lessons for those of us involved in engineering fire protection.
Annually, the American Society of Plumbing Engineer’s (ASPE) Tech Symposium aids plumbing industry professionals in gaining new skills from experts in the field. The 2019 symposium will take place at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown from October 24-27.
The decarbonization of buildings is no longer an aspirational idea. The biggest cities and most progressive states in America, and in the world, have begun to finalize concrete plans to phase out fossil fuels in building systems and on the electricity grid.
Every year, in the United States, thousands of people suffer serious scald injuries in showers or tub-showers after the hot water system temperature has been adjusted. These injuries can be prevented with the proper controls and adjustments of the maximum temperature limit-stop on each shower valve.