Articles by Julius Ballanco, P.E.

What Is Ecoflex?

June 1, 2000
There are three main product lines available in the U.S.
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Something Old, Something New

June 1, 2000
We always need to keep something old, but we also need to try something new.
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The Most Misunderstood Fixture

June 1, 2000
Of all the plumbing fixtures ever designed, the bidet has to be the most misunderstood fixture.
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Horizontal Drainage Is Wimpy

June 1, 2000
The International Plumbing Code is making its way across the United States.
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Anything Is Possible In The Plumbing Code

June 1, 2000
The Big Picture: Sometimes the simplest examples are easiest to put things into perspective.
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The Deal With One-Step Solvent Cement

June 1, 2000
BF Goodrich, for one, is vigorously promoting one-step solvent cement.
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ISH Was Wunderbar!

June 1, 2000
The ISH show is advertised as the world’s largest sanitation, heating and air-conditioning exposition; you won’t hear any arguments from me.
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What's All the Fuss About Faucets

June 1, 2000
What I’m talking about is the date whereby the federal government mandates compliance with NSF 61, Section 9.
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The Answer Is Blowing In The Wind

June 1, 2000
As he read the letter, it became immediately apparent that he trashed not only myself but also the entire plumbing profession.
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Time To Think About A Fireplace

June 1, 2000
As summer begins to heat up, it’s time to think about that fireplace.
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