Articles by Julius Ballanco, P.E.

Aging in place

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Many user-friendly bathroom options are available for the elderly.
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The Best Bathroom

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Themed facilities earn Napa Valley winery high marks.
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The Female Urinal Debate

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Will women ever embrace this type of fixture?
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The Ultimate Green Plumbing

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Learn a thing or two from the Amishís sustainable philosophies.
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The Readers Have Spoken

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Recent residential fire sprinkler column sparks large response.
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In Memoriam: John Swaffield

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He was my friend and mentor, as well as a top plumbing researcher.
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No-Lead Legislation Goes National

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The new federal law misses the mark.
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Fighting Terrorism In The Home

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An impassioned plea for the acceptance of residential fire sprinklers.
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A Plumbing Christmas Present

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Offer your customers some practical gift ideas this year.
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Should Disposers Be Mandated?

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Garbage disposers save water and energy, as well as reduce waste in our landfills.
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In the July issue of PM Magazine, read about the steps the president of MacGregor Plumbing is taking to help the next generation of plumbing professionals enter the industry. Learn about the Hartford Loop, how CPVC pastic piping works in multifamily construction and training mistakes to avoid to become a more effective trainer. Find out who is this month's Truck of the Month, read the latest tool tips and discover the latest products in the plumbing industry.
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