Two new companies join ASPE's CEU Provider Program
InSinkErator-Emerson and BNP Media are now approved to offer ASPE CEUs for their workshops on "The Sustainable Kitchen" and "Water Safety and Efficiency in Hospitality Buildings" respectively. Visit aspe.org/ceuproviders to find available workshops and contact information for all of our approved providers.
New study examines increase in water main breaks across the U.S.
According to Utah State University's Buried Structures Laboratory, break rates have increased 27% in the past six years, but only 0.8% of installed pipe is replaced each year, equating to a 125-year national pipe-replacement schedule. More>>
2017 Community Plumbing Challenge concludes successfully
The finished project included eight new toilets with dedicated tap points, new handwashing troughs, improved ventilation and natural light, two 2,000-liter water tanks and stands, and new evapotranspiration absorption beds. More>>
Vancouver aims to capture and clean 90% of the city's rainwater
The city's Rain City Strategy includes new rainwater management practices that combine green infrastructure with conventional pipe systems. More>>
ICC releases proposed code changes
The Group A proposed changes, which include those for the IPC and IMC, can be found here and will be debated at the 2018 Committee Action Hearings on April 15–23 in Columbus, Ohio.
IAPMO seeks Technical Correlating Committee members
The committee will be responsible for resolving conflicts, achieving correlation among the recommendations of the technical committees, and correcting errors and omissions in the UPC and UMC. More>>
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Public review of commercial building inspection and maintenance standard is open
The deadline to comment on ASHRAE/ACCA 180: Standard Practice for Inspection and Maintenance of Commercial Building HVAC Systems is April 16, 2018. More>>
Free energy-efficiency webinar is being held on April 19
"Making Energy Efficiency a Reality," presented by ASHRAE, will help viewers learn how to achieve optimum energy performance in commercial and high-rise residential buildings. More>>
WQA launches a new Industry Partner Program
This program exclusively for companies that serve the water treatment industry helps participants connect with WQA members. More>>
ANSI celebrates its 100th anniversary
At ansi.org/100 you can find historical content, event information, and interactive tools detailing how ANSI and its members have evolved to meet the needs of U.S. industry, government, and citizens.