Articles by Julius Ballanco, P.E.

HETs Flowing Down The Drain

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The latest push in the plumbing green movement is HETs.
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Newest Joining Method For Any Piping System

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Introducing the structural adhesive joining system.
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Plumbing Design Of Residential Sprinklers

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Plumbing contractors already have the know-how to install sprinkler systems.
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Save The World With Clean Water

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An open letter from our industry to the new president.
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The Making Of History

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Residential sprinklers are mandated.
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HET - High Efficiency Or Headaches Expected?

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The drains we install could be affecting water closet performance.
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Drinking Fountains And The Building Code

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Whenever you see a drinking fountain on a set of plans, start thinking two drinking fountains, not one.
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Water Utility Problems

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A water meter is the sacred cow for water utilities.
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Tank Vs. Tankless Update

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Know the pros and cons of each water heater, and decide what is best for the installation.
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A Warm Towel, Please

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Julius and a colleague banter the question: Are towel warmers and panel rads 'green'?
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2014 August

2014 August

In the August issue of PM, read about the continued construction and renovations being made to hotels and restaurants. Find out the focus of this year's ISH China show will be, who made this month's Truck of the Month and read what Elkay has to say about their commercial construction expansion. Also, read the latest news and discover the newest products being used by professionals in the plumbing and mechanical industry.
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