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- Environmental Aspects of Plumbing
Richard J. Prospal
This two-part series was written to foster awareness of the role that the plumbing community plays in developing, promoting, and installing energy-efficient products and renewable systems to provide sustainable heating, safe drinking water, and sanitation to the world. Among the topics and issues discussed in this feature and the second part to be published in the January/February 2012 issue are water supplies, sanitation, and renewable energy systems.
- The Global Construction Industry
In spite of what is currently reported on the news about the present global economy and the global construction industry, the medium and long-term outlooks for this hard-hit industry actually look bright. The author explains which sectors and markets will be experiencing growth in the coming years and highlights emerging markets around the world.
Contracting for High-purity Water
The specification is the most important tool a plumbing engineer has when helping a client choose a contractor for a water treatment system. From his numerous years in the water treatment industry, the author explains how to write a detailed and fully engineered specification to secure the best available solution.
- Green Column
How NSF 350 Helps Plumbing Engineers Address the Growing Concern About Water
- Lessons Learned
Water Conservation and the Law of Diminishing Returns
- Focus on Fire Protection
How to Conduct a Fire Hydrant Flow Test
- Peer to Peer
What’s New for NFPA 99 2012?
- ASPE Report
Technical Symposium Highlights
From the President’s Pen
From the Executive’s Desk
- Reader Services
Continuing Education - Life-safety Systems
- Continuing Education
Continuing Education Questions
Continuing Education Answer Sheet and Application Form