plumbing design

Does a Coffee Maker Require a Backflow Preventer, Vent, and Drain for Commercial Jobs?

June 2, 2022

Markham Jarrett, a Plumbing Designer with Spectrum Design in Martinsville, Virginia, recently wondered if a coffee maker would have to follow the same code requirements as other beverage-dispensing machines, so […]

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May 2022 Lessons in Firestop: Goldilocks and the Plumber

May 18, 2022

Does the title of this column sound like a love story? If it does, then I apologize to all of you romantics out there. This is more like a tragedy […]

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Learn How to Design Heat Pump Systems for Water Heating at the May Coffee with Caleffi

May 10, 2022

The design of heat pumps that supply domestic water heating has improved dramatically over the years. Their ability to absorb low-temperature heat and transfer it from one place to another […]

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What Are the Approved Fittings for Connecting Horizontal Branches to Vertical Stacks?

May 4, 2022

A mechanical engineering graduate student at the City College of New York, Artur Zych is looking to learn more about MEP engineering, so he visited ASPE Connect to ask our […]

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What Plumbing Designers Need to Know About Selecting Water Closets

April 29, 2022

Toilet bowl and seat shape, fixture mounting, and flushing type are some of the options to take into consideration when selecting water closets for a client. by Siddharth Bhat, PE, […]

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What Is the Engineer’s Role in the Design/Bid/Build (D/B/B) Project Process?

April 14, 2022

A project has a much higher chance of success when the engineer understands their responsibilities in design, bidding, and administration. by James E. Dipping, PE, CPD, GPD, LEED AP BD+C, […]

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Can Water Be too Soft? Our Experts Discuss the Issues with Having Zero Hardness

April 8, 2022

Donald Taylor, CPD, GPD, a Senior Plumbing/FP Designer with CRB in Dallas, is working on a project that has 16 to 20 grains per gallon of water hardness, so he […]

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Caleffi North America Offers Enhanced BIM and Guide Spec Functionality

April 7, 2022

Caleffi North America, a leader in the manufacture of innovative plumbing and hydronic components, has enhanced its Building Information Modeling (BIM) content and Guide Specifications for designers and spec writers. […]

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IAPMO to Offer a Two-Part Webinar Series on the Water Demand Calculator in May

March 29, 2022

On May 12–13, IAPMO will host “The Water Demand Calculator Webinar: Understanding Its Application and Benefit,” a two-part, free webinar series that will explore the application of the Water Demand […]

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Free ASPE Member Webinar on Firestopping Will Be Held on April 21

March 23, 2022

On April 21 at noon CDT, Jim LeStage, Specification Sales Manager at Reliance Worldwide Corp. (RWC), will present a one-hour webinar titled “Firestopping Vertical and Horizontal Penetrations,” and registration is […]

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