Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Plumbing articles below.
Take a look at revamping “high-touch” surfaces that can be breeding grounds for germs, bacteria, and now, the COVID-19 virus.
Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.
Changes to NSF/ANSI/CAN 61 standard for drinking water products in U.S. and Canada further restrict the amount of lead that can leach from plumbing products.
The Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) piping system in a building is a crucial component of the overall plumbing infrastructure.
Navien Premium Non-condensing (NPN) tankless water heaters are offered in the NPN-Universal series (indoor or outdoor with vent cap) and NPN-Exterior series (outdoor only)for either natural gas or liquid propane.
The June 2020 issue looks at the new post-COVID-19 workplace—from technology to infection control. Plus, access control, energy projects, and parking facilities.
Facilities closed or with reduced occupancy due to the COVID-19 pandemic need to evaluate current water systems to ensure a healthy return to operations. Phigenics, a firm focused on water management, provides insight.
Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
The firm's Water Management Services (WMS) Rapid Response - COVID-19 Adaptive Reuse of Space service aids facility managers and building owners adapting or reopening facilities for alternative uses.
In response to COVID-19, you may have closed your buildings quickly. Did you properly decommission your building and its systems?
No-Flush Urinals are based on the zero-water concept designed to provide a low-maintenance, affordable system that is efficient and sanitary. They help users maintain a germ-free, odor-free restroom environment.
The cordless M18 FUEL Sewer Sectional Machine with CABLE-DRIVE allows users to clear tough blockages in 2" to 8" sewer lateral lines.
Water dispensers covered by Standard 1023 include an integral electrically powered heater or cooler.
Online resource helps users specify the perfect Sloan flushometer without having to sort through thousands of options.
Among the industrial drain cleaning tools, a recent development offers flexibility.
TripleGuard™, a smart water leak monitoring, detection and prevention system from RectorSeal®, has won a Dealer Design Award sponsored by the HVAC/R industry magazine The News.
LATICRETE expanded its HYDRO BAN linear drain grates and troughs while the ordering and logistics process for distributors has also been approved by now offering the troughs and grates as separate purchases, instead of packaging them together.
The new Pronto!™ line of adjustable floor drains from Watts provides ease of installation and simple leveling for all floor finishes.
The RIDGID SeeSnake Compact C40 and M40 cameras are powered by TruSense technology and feature a 25 mm self-leveling camera head along with 131' of push cable.
Installing a digital mixing station for the domestic water system delights guests and decreases maintenance demands.
In 1919, this provider of pipe joining and flow control solutions was granted its first patent for mechanical pipe joining, The Victory Joint.
Introduced at AHR Expo last week, the RIDGID Press-In Branch Connector Tool Kit quickly makes ¾" branch connections on black steel pipe.
The goal of World Toilet Day 2018 is to ensure that everyone has a safe toilet by 2030.
Facility managers should use an FCA as part of a technical investigation, to review assets or systems looking into the root causes of deterioration, and as a source for determining a building's replacement value.
A recently published ANSI Standard for plumbing covers a broad range of water efficiency and safety concerns for facilities.
The popular line of manual faucets has a reshaped body, an integral cast shank, and new optional deck cover plates.
Finding potential sources of lead contamination in potable water systems calls for a multi-pronged approach.
The October 2017 issue features a focus on sustainability, including groundskeeping, lighting, roofing, energy purchasing programs, and more. Plus, a look at emerging tech, HVAC, and strategic planning.
When Papernet Bio Tech makes contact with water, natural, non-pathogenic microorganisms are activated and produce enzymes to eat away dirt.
NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.
The ePIPE System of “in-place” pipe restoration provides protection against leaks, harmful lead leaching and lead service lines.
At Sloan Park in Mesa, AZ, restroom fixtures installed for aesthetics, performance, and sustainability deliver a winning combination for facility management.
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.
Sloan has has redesigned its current G2/ECOS line of battery-operated flushometers.
With 1,500 psi of cleaning power, this tool is designed to clear small plumbing lines, clogged sinks, and laundry drains.
This portable drain requires no gas or electricity to remove standing water in and around facilities.
This leak detection system helps pinpoint water leaks in plumbing lines, even when concealed by concrete, asphalt, or tile.
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.
New facility systems and equipment improve the learning environment in a St. Louis, MO suburb.
In this web exclusive product focus, the editors present several of the latest introductions to the market.