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Testing showed lead leaching in the tap water was significantly reduced after this epoxy coating was applied to lead pipes in a recent residential project.

ePIPE Restoration Project Swiftly Reduces Lead Levels

ePIPE Restoration Project Swiftly Reduces Lead Levels

Testing showed lead leaching in the tap water was significantly reduced after this epoxy coating was applied to lead pipes in a recent residential project.

G2/ECOS Flushometer Line From Sloan

Sloan has has redesigned its current G2/ECOS line of battery-operated flushometers.

General Pipe Cleaners’ JM-1000 Mini-Jet

With 1,500 psi of cleaning power, this tool is designed to clear small plumbing lines, clogged sinks, and laundry drains.

New Product Flash: Instapump by Turtledrain

This portable drain requires no gas or electricity to remove standing water in and around facilities.

New Product Flash: Gen-Ear LE from General Pipe Cleaners

This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or tile.

Friday Funny: Plumbing Tune Up

With all of their restroom experience, most facility managers know that their fixtures have hidden talents—some pipes can make music under the right conditions. Toilets have been known to hum when flushed, but those sounds are fairly difficult to manipulate. On the other hand, faucets can do impressive things.

K-12 Case Study: Education Renovation

New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.

Focus On: Plumbing & Water Conservation

In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: StaySafer Program by NSF International

The program provides hospitality facility professionals with a means to evaluate and demonstrate the safety of its water systems and food service operations.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Bell & Gossett Series e-1510 Pumps by Xylem

A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating conditions.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Flood Control Integrated System from Zurn Industries

A bundling of three separate components, the FCIS detects and shuts down discharging backflow preventers installed in mechanical rooms or other indoor spaces.

Tricks Of The Trade: Tackling Sewage Odors

Tricks Columnist Kevin Folsom gives some suggestions to a facility manager who is dealing with sewage odors in several buildings. From the October 2013 issue.

Hotel Case Study: At Your Service

On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013 issue.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Anticipating The Lead-Free Plumbing Products Law

The effective date is fast approaching for the new federal mandate for lead-free plumbing products. Decisions made now by facility managers about their plumbing systems can be impacted.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Linear Drainage from Zurn Industries

The company's line of fabricated galvanized and stainless steel grating is expanded with 12 new C class products.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Flood Prevention Switches by Standex-Meder Electronics

This new line of flood prevention switches (FPS) safeguard HVAC environments in facilities from condensate overflow buildup.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Copper Piping Clinches Construction At Dali Museum, Other Public Facilities

Copper alternative joining systems provide ease of installation, longevity, and reliability at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: CPVC App from Lubrizol

Facility managers can access the latest information about the company's piping systems through this new technology tool.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Co-op Purchasing from Ferguson and E&I

Facilities that are E&I members can now purchase Ferguson’s inventory of products, including PVF, plumbing, and facilities maintenance, through a new cooperative purchasing contract.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Water Savings Calculator by Chicago Faucets

Facility managers can estimate how much water they can save by switching from a 2.2 GPM faucet to a 1.5 GPM or a 0.5 GPM faucet. The calculator is pre-programmed with estimated sewer costs from major cities.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Battling Aging Pipeline Infrastructure

Slip lining can be a solution to achieve minimal disruption to operations.

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Kwik-Trench from Little Beaver

The new Kwik-Trench mini-trencher from Little Beaver is designed for use in a multitude of projects — including landscape edging and root pruning, as...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Sloan Fixtures Added To ATS Spec Service

Specs on the manufacturer's vitreous china fixtures are now available to users of Allied Technical Services

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: 445-VBRRCF by Chicago Faucets

This service sink faucet is designed to protect the potable water supply in commercial buildings.

WEB EXCLUSIVE: Preventing The Top Maintenance Issues

This web exclusive looks at five common areas where preventive maintenance can make the difference between a smoothly running facility and a disaster.

Walkers Raise More Than $40K For Juvenile Diabetes

Employees at plumbing manufacturer Sloan came out to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Updated Pump Selection Tool by Bell & Gossett

New data types and improved visuals enable facility managers to evaluate pumps more effectively.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Pipe Restoration By DiHydro Services, Inc.

The Michigan based company offers facility managers an alternative to pipe replacement and the associated expenses.

New Product Flash: SeeSnake® microDrain™ D65S Inspection Camera System by RIDGID®

This new camera system allows for accessible and precise inspections of many types of lines, ducts, pipes, and chimneys.

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: BIM Specs From Lubrizol/FBC Building Solutions

The BIM objects for the company's FlowGuard Gold and Corzan pipe and fittings have been adapted for download through the Autodesk Seek search engine.

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