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Deadline to Submit Proposed Changes to 2021 National Standard Plumbing Code™ (NSPC) is March 1
ASSE International Publishes Revised Performance Requirements for Chemical Dispensing Systems with Integral Backflow Protection
IAPMO India to Celebrate Opening of New Office, Laboratory on Feb. 26
Bradley’s Navigator Tepid Water Skid System Supply Heated Water to Emergency Equipment
Ingersoll Rand Launches Oxbox™, a Durable Line of Residential HVAC Equipment for Budget-Conscious Customers
IAPMO Seeks Technical Subcommittee Members for Development of Z1167 Standard as a U.S National Standard for Solid Waste Containment Interceptors
IAPMO Extends Deadline for Technical Committee Member Applicants
Who has got the fastest hands in HVAC?
Become a Dockwalker Partner and Help Keep California’s Waterways Clean
Dodge Momentum Index Recovers in January
New ASSE Professional Qualifications Standard for Legionella Water Management Specialists
Beyond the Toilet
Flammable Refrigerants: Another Tightrope for HVACR Contractors
Carrier Introduces Ultra-Low NOx Gas Furnace
New LEED v4 Requirements for Student Housing Shifting Environmental Responsibility from Design, Construction Process to End-User
USG President and CEO to Resign After Merger Closure
Weil-McLain Launches New Aqua Pro Indirect-Fired Water Heaters
2019 AHR Expo Showcases Excitement for HVACR, Global Market Expansion
New Construction Starts in December Decline 10 Percent
FROM the TOP - Drones On Jobsites
2018 Edition of ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 6000 Now Available
Pipes Excavated at 20,131 Flint Homes To Date through Mayor Weaver’s FAST Start Initiative
Zero Chance
Dodge Momentum Index Moves Lower in December
IAPMO Offers Amnesty Program for Expired Personnel Certifications
IAPMO India’s Saralaya Awarded WPC Education and Training Scholarship
Introducing Flo by Moen™ – First-of-Its-Kind Water Supply Control System
Waterless Co Helps Sponsor Next Green Sports Alliance Event
IAPMO Group Launches Newly Designed Website
IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2020 WE-Stand
Global HFC phasedown starts – the EU already below its first limit
San José, Calif., Monitors Water Usage of Commercial Buildings
New Construction Starts in November Slip 7 Percent
Commercial Water Treatment Equipment
Improved Design, Improved Equipment
Standards Support Diners and Restaurant Workers
When 2 Italian excellence rise together
Italian manufacturer Fratelli Pettinaroli acquires Jomar Group
WaterSense to Review Five Product Specifications
Trump Administration Unveils Federal Action Plan to Reduce Childhood Lead Exposure
Water Infrastructure Improvement Act Passes House
Department of Energy Announces $100 Million Energy-Water Desalination Hub to Provide Secure and Affordable Water
Fat heavier than 130 elephants removed from Mermaid Quay sewer
ASSE International Publishes Performance Requirements for Commercial and Food Service Water Treatment Equipment Utilizing Drinking Water
Ecovie Greywater System Awarded USGBC Sustainable Innovation Award
Dodge Momentum Index Increases in November
Mercedes-Benz Stadium home of the Atlanta Falcons, earns LEED Platinum with help from CUSTOM Tile Installation System
At AHR Expo, HVAC/R Leader NAVAC to Introduce Lighter, Next-Generation Smart Refrigerant Charger
IAPMO R&T Accredited by ANAB to Certify to AS 9100D
IAPMO Seeks Committee Members for the National Adoption of ISO 30500 as an American National Standard (ANS) and National Standard of Canada (NSC)
California Officially Set to Require Solar on New Homes Starting in 2020
October Construction Starts Soar 21 Percent
Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities Unveils First-of-its-Kind HouseZero Lab & Prototype
Drone Technologies Are Helping Streamline Construction Management Tasks
New alloy to solve lead problem in drinking water
U.S. Groundwater in Peril: Potable Supply Less Than Thought
EPA seeks public input on draft toxicity assessments for PFAS chemicals
Weil-McLain® Introduces Advanced, Energy Efficient Stainless Steel Vertical Firetube Commercial Boiler
HVAC/R Leader NAVAC to Introduce Heavy Duty Vacuum Pump from Master Series at HARDI Conference, December 1-4 in Austin
EPA Enforcement Bulletin Highlights 2018 Lead Cases
PHCC and Delta Faucet Company Honor Daniel Judd of Virginia with the Plumbing Apprentice of the Year Award
AquaBalance Series 2 Combi & Heat Only Boilers from Weil-McLain
BEST 2.0: The Building Efficiency System Tool™ Upgraded
IAPMO R&T Adds Shannon Ethridge as Toxicologist
IAPMO IBT Gains ANAB Accreditation to Conduct ASTM C518 Testing
DOE Launches Water Security Grand Challenge
PHCC Educational Foundation Donates Contest Materials to Habitat for Humanity of Greater Albuquerque
ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2018 Now Available
2018 ASPE Convention & Expo Thrives in Atlanta
The Delta Brand of Faucets Continues Their Exclusive Sponsorship of the Women of ASPE
Mitchell Cropp of Virginia’s CroppMetcalfe Services Named the PHCC/Rheem HVAC Contractor of the Year
Bryant Heating and Cooling Systems Teams Up with This Old House
IAPMO Selected to Pursue National Adoption of ISO 30500
Successful Navajo Nation CPC Concludes in Thoreau, New Mexico
Gordon B. MacEwan receives Edward L. Jenkins Award
IPEX Joins ASPE's Affiliate Sponsor Program
ACEEE 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
President Trump Signs Legislation Establishing WaterSense in Perpetuity
IAPMO Seeks Technical Committee Members
IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2021 Solar, Swimming Pool Codes
National Apprentice Contest Winners Announced
ASPE President Names Christoph Lohr as the Society's New AYP Liaison to the Board
Navajo Nation CPC Begins in Thoreau, New Mexico
U.S. Sen. Heinrich Among Dignitaries Expected for Navajo Nation CPC
ASPE Introduces the New Society Board of Directors and Fellows
Forty-Four Students Win $105,000 in Scholarships Through the PHCC Educational Foundation
Milwaukee Tool Joins the PHCC Educational Foundation Board of Governors
Schedule of Events Announced for Navajo Nation CPC
PHCC Members Can Offer Customer Financing Options Under New Partnership with GreenSky® Loan Program
New Book Helps HVAC Contractors Succeed and Thrive
EPA Honors Leaders for Demonstrating Water-Saving Innovation
ACEEE 2018 State Energy Efficiency Scorecard
IWSH Offers Ambassador Program at Navajo Nation CPC
Partnership Opportunities Remain Ahead of CPC Navajo Nation Launch
IAPMO’s 89th Annual Education and Business Conference Wraps Up in Philadelphia
Imagine a Day Without Water: Rainwater Harvesting Fills a Water Void, With a Safe, Reliable Water Supply
August Construction Starts Fall 9 Percent
IAPMO’s 89th Annual Education and Business Conference Begins in Philadelphia
IAPMO Solicits Proposals for 2020 We•Stand
Revised Section 608 Refrigerant Management Regulations
AHR Expo Announces 2019 Innovation Award Winners
Dodge Momentum Index Falters in August
United Association Members Donate Toward Navajo Nation CPC
IAPMO Certification Announces Online FLEX Testing Option
Eastern Iowa Middle School Students Earn 2017 President's Environmental Youth Award for Water Conservation Project
Dodge Momentum Index Falters in August
IAPMO Enters Memorandum of Agreement with U.S. Commerce Department’s International Trade Administration
SepticSmart Week is September 17-21, 2018
Teaming Up: How Partnerships Benefit Water Quality through Decentralized System Improvement
On-site Septic Drainfield Innovations Around Vermont’s Lakes and Ponds
Artificial Intelligence Used to Economically and Energetically Control Heating Systems
Elevated Lead, Copper Levels Force Detroit Schools to Shut Off Drinking Water
UC sets higher standards, greater goals for sustainability
Using Education to Strengthen Emergency Preparedness for Septic Systems
Software tool could help architects design efficient buildings
Construction Employment Rises by 23,000 Jobs in August and 297,000 for the Year Even as Labor Shortages Prevent Firms from Hiring More Workers
IAPMO Solicits Public Comments for 2021 UPC, UMC
Parma receives $1 million Army Corps grant for sewer conversions
Public-Private Partnerships for Water Infrastructure and Stormwater
New Study Demonstrates Water Conservation’s Pay Off for Ratepayers
Report on Proposals (ROP) Toward Development of 2021 UPC and UMC Now Available for Online Download
2018 IAPMO Solar, Swimming Pool Codes Now Available
From Tech to Airlines: Industrial Companies Invest in Water Reuse
DOE Recognizes 2018 Better Buildings Challenge Goal Achievers
New Construction Starts in July Slide 9 Percent
IAPMO Publishes IAPMO/ANSI Z601 Standard for Scale Reduction Devices
Wilo-Foundation Sponsors Thomas University’s “Camp STEMtastic” Summer Program
Michael Langen Joins Weil-McLain as Director of Sales
ASHRAE Publishes Updated Legionellosis Standard
Department of Energy to Fund 15 Tribal Energy Infrastructure Deployment Projects
LIXIL and P.I.P.E. Step Up as Sponsors for IWSH’s Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge
Water Use Across the United States Declines to Levels Not Seen Since 1970
First Half 2018 Commercial and Multifamily Construction Starts Show Mixed Performance Across Top Metropolitan Areas
Rural Water and & Wastewater Infrastructure Improvement Funds Available
EIA’s residential energy survey now includes estimates for more than 20 new end uses
Join Imagine a Day Without Water - October 10, 2018
June Construction Starts Jump 11 Percent
U.S. EPA Updates WaterSense® Specification for Showerheads
IAPMO Seeks WE·Stand™ Task Group Members
IAPMO’s Uniform Evaluation Service Issues ER-547 to Hilti, Inc.
UMC Embraces Geothermal
The Advantages of Introducing Geothermal to Architects
Register for IAPMO's 89th Annual Education and Business Conference
GAO: Lead Testing of School Drinking Water Would Benefit from Improved Federal Guidance
Solar Power Delivers Water to Tens of Thousands of Yemenis
NYC Plumbing’s Leading Lady
Carter Blazes Unique Trail to the Top
IWSH Teams Up with DigDeep for Navajo Nation Community Plumbing Challenge
US Water Alliance Announces US Water Prize 2018 Winners
Summer Camp for Girls, Construction Edition
PHCC Educational Foundation Supports Plumbing, HVACR Contests at SkillsUSA Competition
Dodge Momentum Index Moves Higher in June
PT. IAPMO Group Indonesia, APPIN Hold Event to Promote Importance of Good Sanitation and Plumbing Systems
National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC) Committee Requests Proposed Changes for 2021 NSPC
HVAC/R Leader NAVAC to Launch New BotaniVac Line at NCIA’s Cannabis Business Summit & Expo
Kevin Armistead, COO of Armistead Mechanical, Appointed President of Mechanical Contractors Association of NJ
InSinkErator® Named Two-Time Recipient of Acclaimed Partners of Choice Award from David Weekley Homes
IAPMO’s Chaney, Hansen Participate in SCCP Workshop on Water and Sanitation Systems in India
IAPMO Makes UMC Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) Available for Public Comment
IAPMO Seeks Plumbing Standards Committee Members for Development of National Standards for the U.S. and Canada
Wilo USA Extends Range of Powerful Wilo-Stratos GIGA Line
Trane earns 10th Partners of Choice award for quality and service
IAPMO Group Acquires Aquadiagnostics Laboratory
AHR Expo Now Accepting 2019 Innovation Awards Submissions Entries accepted through July 31, 2018
Bosch Thermotechnology Inspires Celebration of HVAC Industry Pride with Social Media Contest
Remington College Cleveland Campus offers HVAC summer tips
RectorSeal® Adds Cast In-Place Device (CID) to its Metacaulk® Firestop Product Line
IAPMO Again Promotes and Celebrates National High-Performance Building Week
China IAPMO R&T Lab Gains ANAB Accreditation for ISO/IEC 17025:2005
Viega Hosts PHCC Project Management Boot Camp
Ice Air Showcased HVAC Option at NJAA Conference & Expo in Atlantic City
HVAC/R Tools Leader NAVAC Inc. Introduces New Cordless Automatic Flaring Tool
IAPMO Seeks UPC Legionella Task Group Members to Examine Waterborne Pathogens and Associated Scald Risk Provisions
Join the Women of ASPE at the Second Biennial WOA Leadership Forum
CONNECT 2018 to Deliver 360° View of Best Paths for Plumbing and HVACR Business Success
Lovin Saini Named Director of Product Management for Marley Engineered Products
Dodge Momentum Index Inches Up in May
IAPMO Seeks United States Technical Advisory Group Members to Develop ISO/PC 316 – Water Efficient Products / Banding as an International Standard
HVAC/R Leader NAVAC Introduces Industry’s First Smart Refrigerant Charger
PHCC Legislative Conference Focuses on Protecting the Future
Tracking Thrilling Thrones: Cintas Seeks Nominations for Annual America’s Best Restroom® Contest
U.S. DoD Issues Guidance on VRF Systems
ANSI Accredits IAPMO to Act as U.S. Technical Advisory Group Administrator for Development of an International Water Efficiency Standard
New Construction Starts in April Pull Back 13 Percent
New Study Finds Mobile Technologies and Connectivity Poised to Transform Heavy Construction Projects
California Solar Initiative dominated by multi-family houses
The Chemours Company to Provide Sustainable Solutions To Community Rinks Across North America
Sixth Emerging Water Technology Symposium Gives Glimpse of Future
IAPMO Advances Development of 2021 Uniform Codes During Technical Committee Meetings
Rheem to Sponsor PHCC’s HVAC Contractor of the Year Award
New Legislation Provides Grants for Low- and Moderate-income Households to Connect Homes to Wastewater Systems
ISH China & CIHE 2018 Opens on 22 May With Its Largest Ever Exhibition Space Spanning Across 10 Halls
IAPMO Gains Accreditation as Standards Developing Organization From Standards Council of Canada
IAPMO CEO Chaney Meets U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross, Urges Continuation of MDCP, Reinstatement of Research
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