PHCPPros conducted interviews with representatives from leading boiler manufacturers to gauge the pulse of the industry, including the main topics around driving forces behind innovation and strategies for overcoming current obstacles. The resounding takeaway from these discussions is that the industry is in a state of motion, with forward momentum and a commitment to progress.
The same level of technologies and controls currently in place in our building’s HVAC systems must be applied to plumbing systems as well.
February 3, 2023
Digitizing information from domestic water systems gives building owners and facility managers immediate awareness of system performance. Data availability helps them operate a successful water management plan, protect building occupants and save money.
Systematically dealing with challenges allows the designer to identify the impacts and provide an efficient, sustainable and cost-effective solution.
February 3, 2023
Building retrofits may require a full or partial redesign of the existing space. Engineers and designers retrofitting a plumbing system must be aware of the many challenges ahead with documentation accuracy, code compliance and correct system sizing.
This practice is an essential part of delivering a quality project that meets your client’s goals — and can be a valuable learning experience.
January 6, 2023
Spending time at construction sites is essential to delivering a quality project to your clients. This attention to detail often strengthens your relationship with them, makes you a better engineer and helps win repeat work from them.
As these gases serve similar purposes in brewery processes, replacing one with the other is viable where a specific gas may not be required. Read on to learn about technologies that can aid in this endeavor.
February 3, 2023
With a nationwide shortage of carbon dioxide, breweries are looking at nitrogen substitution for some brewing processes.
Engineering firm uses tankless water heating to help developer achieve eco-friendly objectives.
May 1, 2023
When a developer locked in the service providers to design and build Via Sol, a new 217-unit sustainable apartment community in the Minneapolis suburb of St. Louis Park, Minnesota, he took collaboration to a new level.
A hands-on training center teaches technicians how to troubleshoot and repair your company’s preferred plumbing and heating brands. Such training will make them comfortable recommending equipment and services for customers and customizing a plan for them.
An alternative energy solution is needed for rural communities where fossil-fuel plants are not practical. A renewable energy microgrid could solve that problem while reducing carbon emissions. Read on to discover how Hot Springs, N.C., is using this energy technology.
Networking and training are the best reasons for joining an industry group. They also keep members abreast of legislation and regulations that can positively or negatively affect them. Keep an open mind and see how an industry association can help your business.
Pool heaters require the same installation and service skillsets as boilers and water heaters; plumbing contractors can add this new resource with few extra outlays. Read on for some tips to cross-market these services to existing customers.
Builders in New York City are taking the lessons from Hurricane Sandy to construct more resilient buildings, including the Beach Green Dunes II project in Queens. NYC also is taking a hard line on building retrofits to ensure low emissions, making heat pumps more appealing.