The Jacob J. Javits Convention Center in New York City recently completed a four-year, $465 million renovation and expansion. Designed by I. M. Pei architects as a space frame structure, the center was built between 1980 and 1986 as a replacement of the New York Coliseum.
After walking the Greenbuild 2013 exhibitor hall Nov. 20-21, it became evident that major manufacturers did not pack as many new products or technologies for the Philadelphia incarnation of the premier sustainable building trade show.
In honor of World Plumbing Day — today, March 11 — green building practices and LEED certification guidelines are in the limelight. In order to exist in this world in a way that benefits our local and national communities and conserves water, our most valuable resource, clean and sustainable plumbing practices are essential.
Check out Plumbing & Mechanical's September 2017 issue, featuring our cover story on PHCC CONNECT 2017. Other features include the benefits of heat pump water heaters, preventing cockroach infestations with drain maintenance, and much more.