Articles by Julius Ballanco, P.E.

Newest Joining Method For Any Piping System

April 1, 2009
Introducing the structural adhesive joining system.
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Plumbing Design Of Residential Sprinklers

February 1, 2009
Plumbing contractors already have the know-how to install sprinkler systems.
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Save The World With Clean Water

January 1, 2009
An open letter from our industry to the new president.
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The Making Of History

November 1, 2008
Residential sprinklers are mandated.
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HET - High Efficiency Or Headaches Expected?

October 6, 2008
The drains we install could be affecting water closet performance.
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Drinking Fountains And The Building Code

August 1, 2008
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

July 2, 2008
A water meter is the sacred cow for water utilities.
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Tank Vs. Tankless Update

June 1, 2008
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

May 1, 2008
Julius and a colleague banter the question: Are towel warmers and panel rads 'green'?
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Protecting Bathtubs And Whirlpool Tubs

April 1, 2008
Simple rules and requirements to follow to protect your customer.
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