Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Plumbing articles below.
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.
NSF International offers resources for school administrators and facility directors to ensure the plumbing products used in schools meet EPA lead-free requirements.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Specs on the manufacturer's vitreous china fixtures are now available to users of Allied Technical Services
This web exclusive looks at five common areas where preventive maintenance can make the difference between a smoothly running facility and a disaster.
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