Articles by Julius Ballanco, P.E.

The Terrorists Won, Or Did They?<br>Julius Ballanco

March 1, 2008
Securing backflow preventers from tampering helps protect the nation’s water supply.
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Engineering Combustion Air<br>Julius Ballanco

February 1, 2008
When you write a column, you never know what kind of response you will receive.
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No Lead Is Good Lead<br>Julius Ballanco

January 1, 2008
California ‘WAG’ legislation is certain to cause upheaval.
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Have Yourself A Green Christmas<br>Julius Ballanco

December 1, 2007
It’s easy going green. Think about the following options for your plumbing company.
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Quality Water Treatment<br>Julius Ballanco

November 1, 2007
Make sure the water treatment units you sell meet the proper standards.
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Water Heater And Boiler Combustion Air<br> Julius Ballanco, PE

October 1, 2007
There’s a call for more air, but don’t blame the inspector.
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Healthcare Plumbing And Piping 2007: Healthcare At Home

October 1, 2007
European concepts for accessible plumbing fixtures are now available in the North American market.
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The Forgotten Code

September 7, 2007
Through all of the discussions about a single plumbing code, the third code in the group, the PHCC-NA National Standard Plumbing Code (NSPC), seems to be the forgotten code. The NSPC, however, is alive and kicking.
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White Tablecloth Restaurant<br>Julius Ballanco, PE

September 1, 2007
Designing the plumbing for a commercial kitchen can be complicated if you don’t know the specifics.
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Residential Sprinklers Are Green<br>Julius Ballanco, PE

August 1, 2007
A residential sprinkler system is a fundamental system with regard to conserving and protecting our environment.
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