We have a great lineup of articles in this month’s issue, including features from Aaron Bock, PE, who covers the design of plumbing systems in behavioral health facilities, and Daniel Gleiberman, who discusses the impacts of ADA legislation on plumbing product design.
Behavioral health environment elements protect patients from themselves; designers must understand the risk levels in each area of the facility.
March 6, 2023
When designing behavioral health facilities, plumbing professionals must choose environmental designs and products that minimize the risk of patients harming themselves and their caregivers. To do so, they need to understand the risk levels in each facility area.
The codes can be confusing when determining where zone valve boxes should be installed in critical care space, also known as Category 1 space. Read on for some tips on using the code to make those decisions.
Today’s mechanical engineers are learning more about energy-efficient building systems and practices to design the best buildings for their clients using environmentally safe materials. Read on to discover how tree bark and cork can help with energy efficiency.
Dr. Roy B. Hunter spent three decades researching inexpensive ways to provide indoor plumbing. Read on to learn his 22 basic principles that became the foundation for the later development of a modern-day national plumbing code.