Plumbing

Resource pages for "Plumbing"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.


Leak Detection

Focus On: Leak Detection

These leak detection solutions can help prevent wasted water and money, and keep your facility's occupants safe and healthy.
High-Efficiency Toilet

Choosing A High-Efficiency Toilet

Many facility managers are interested in installing high-efficiency toilets (HETs) in their buildings to save water and reduce utility bills.
Drain Covers

New Pig DrainBlocker Drain Covers

PIG DrainBlocker Drain Covers help comply with EPA’s SPCC and Storm Water regulations and are designed to seal off floor or storm drains entirely so that no unwanted liquids get into the water supply.
Flood Eliminator

AGF Auxiliary Drain Flood Eliminator

The Model 5900 Flood Eliminator is an attachment that prevents broken auxiliary drains from flooding a facility. It is designed to allow condensate water to collect normally in a standard drum drip.
drain line carry

Four Tips When Specifying High-Efficiency Toilets

Facility managers may have concerns that the lower flush volume of HETs will cause problems related to the drain line carry in their buildings, leading to clogs and other issues.
Bath Products

CARVART Modular Bath Products

The modularBATH concept is a prefabricated system that brings all of CARVART’s commercial bathroom products together to create one cohesive space.
hot water

Watts Water Technologies Launches Lync Brand

Aimed at addressing concerns in the commercial buildings market about water quality, Lync provides complete, pre-assembled, commercial domestic hot water system solutions.
mold

Tips For Preventing, Minimizing Mold Risk After Prolonged Shutdown

Mold and hazard mitigation should be a top priority ahead of reopening a previously inactive property, especially if you plan on welcoming back employees.
water-leak alarms

Flood Buzz Water Leak Alarms From Archetype Ltd.

Manufactured and distributed by Archetype Ltd., Flood Buzz™ is a line of patented, low-cost, easy-to-use water leak alarms that warn of impending leaks.
duplex drain pump

Saniflo USA Introduces Duplex Drain Pump

Sanicom 2 heavy-duty duplex drain pump removes water, grease, and corrosive chemicals up to 194°F with 2-HP pumps at a maximum rate of 140 gpm.
touch-free

Restroom Retrofits With Touch-Free Technology

Take a look at revamping “high-touch” surfaces that can be breeding grounds for germs, bacteria, and now, the COVID-19 virus.

Green Buildings, Safety First

Four new pilot credits in the LEED rating system include a focus on surface cleaning and indoor air quality.
lead leaching

Plumbing Standard Revisions Address Lead Leaching In Drinking Water

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.
plumbing

Importance Of Maintaining Drain, Waste, And Vent Systems In Buildings

The Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) piping system in a building is a crucial component of the overall plumbing infrastructure.
tankless water heaters

Navien Tankless Water Heaters

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.
June 2020 Issue

Facility Executive: June 2020 Issue

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.
water dispensers

Safety For Dormant Water Systems In Buildings

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.
sustainable best practices9

New LEED Guidance Addresses COVID-19 Reopening Strategies

Four new Safety First Pilot Credits from USGBC outline sustainable best practices for cleaning, workplace re-occupancy, HVAC, and plumbing.
water management

Phigenics Offers Rapid Response For Water Management Programs

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.
decommissioning

Best Practices For Decommissioning To Recommissioning Your Buildings

In response to COVID-19, you may have closed your buildings quickly. Did you properly decommission your building and its systems?

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