Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Plumbing articles below.
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.
The program provides hospitality facility professionals with a means to evaluate and demonstrate the safety of its water systems and food service operations.
A redesign of the company's 1510 pumps provides significantly higher levels of efficiency over a wider range of operating conditions.
A bundling of three separate components, the FCIS detects and shuts down discharging backflow preventers installed in mechanical rooms or other indoor spaces.
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.
On the banks of Fox River in Oshkosh, WI, a new Best Western Premier delivers business and pleasure. From the September 2013 issue.
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.
The company's line of fabricated galvanized and stainless steel grating is expanded with 12 new C class products.
This new line of flood prevention switches (FPS) safeguard HVAC environments in facilities from condensate overflow buildup.
Copper alternative joining systems provide ease of installation, longevity, and reliability at the Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, FL.
Facility managers can access the latest information about the company's piping systems through this new technology tool.
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.
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.
Slip lining can be a solution to achieve minimal disruption to operations.
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...
Specs on the manufacturer's vitreous china fixtures are now available to users of Allied Technical Services
This service sink faucet is designed to protect the potable water supply in commercial buildings.
This web exclusive looks at five common areas where preventive maintenance can make the difference between a smoothly running facility and a disaster.
Employees at plumbing manufacturer Sloan came out to raise funds for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation.