Articles Tagged with ''plumbing codes''

Plumbing vs. process piping

One part is regulated by the plumbing code; the other is regulated by engineering design.
By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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Know where the separation line is ó donít get stuck paying higher fees.


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Aquatherm Pipe meets California Plumbing Code

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Polypropylene pipe is officially included in the 2014 California Plumbing Code as part of the new California Building Standards Commission (CBSC) codes that took effect January 1, 2014.


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IAPMO announces executive appointments

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IAPMO promotes Dave Viola to COO and hires Lee Mercer to VP of industry relations.


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Have a Merry, No-Lead Christmas

Make sure to cull your leaded inventory before Jan. 4, 2014.
By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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By now, you are probably tired of hearing about the new no-lead legislation. The days are counting down until Jan. 4, 2014, the effective date of the law.


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IAPMO solicits public comment on 2015 codes

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The public comment form, as well as instructions, can be found at www.iapmo.org/Pages/ReportonComments.aspx.


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Small and large graywater systems

Such systems are viable options for your green-conscious customers.
By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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 First, a clarification. You will find the terms “graywater” and “greywater” used to describe the reuse of certain waters. Whether you prefer an “a” or an “e,” it is the same water. It’s dirty but not disgusting.  


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Plumbing Ghost of Christmas Past

By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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Don’t let past mistakes hinder your future. 
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Is green a good public policy?

By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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Should all water-saving practices be added to the plumbing codes?
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Good-bye ASSE

By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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The merger seems inevitable with a majority vote needed this fall.
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Press on once more

By Julius Ballanco, P.E.
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These fittings are the joining method of the future.
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