ASPE Pipeline, Vol. 12, No. 14, July 3, 2019

Vol. 12, No. 14, July 3, 2019


American Society of Plumbing Engineers

ASPE announces staff changes

We are pleased to announce that Cliff Reis is rejoining ASPE as the Director of Meetings to manage the planning, logistics, and operations of our Convention & Expo and Tech Symposium. Former Membership Assistants Racquel Rodriguez and Lisa Gonzales have been promoted to Membership Coordinators to continue our membership engagement efforts, and our part-time Accountant, Muhammad Ali, is now a full-time staff member. Please help us welcome them to the team and congratulate them on their new roles!


WOA teams up with Empowering Women in Industry

The Women of ASPE recently became a media partner of Empowering Women in Industry 2019, a one-day conference on September 26 in Chicago that will include keynotes and interactive workshops focused on mentoring, negotiation, personal branding, networking, and other topics designed for women in male-dominated industries. You can learn more and register .


Have you checked out our new education site yet?

We are pleased to announce the launch of , a new platform where you can build your knowledge base and skills at your own pace, access and register for all of ASPE's education offerings, maintain your CEU database, print certificates, and more. Visit to start learning.


2019 ASPE Tech Symposium Product Show is sold out

Join us on October 24 at the Wyndham Grand Downtown Pittsburgh to learn more about our 50+ sponsors’ latest products and technologies at the 2019 ASPE Tech Symposium Product Show: .

ASPE Connect Summer Challenge starts July 8

To help everyone make the most out of this member benefit and keep our community engaged while many of us take a break from work to enjoy summer, we are introducing a new Connect Summer Challenge. Go to next Monday to find out how to participate for your chance to win some great prizes.


Affiliate Sponsors renew their commitment to the industry

, an independent organization dedicated to safety and sustainability through standards development, testing and certification services, and consumer product evaluation programs, and , a global provider of water control systems and plumbing solutions for domestic, commercial, and industrial applications, have renewed their ASPE Affiliate Sponsorships. To learn more about our sponsors and the program, visit .


Former Boston Chapter President passes away

James Craig joined ASPE in 1974 and was the third president of ASPE’s Boston Chapter as well as being involved in many Chapter activities over the years. His obituary can be found at .

July Book of the Month is announced

Ever wonder about some of the more obscure terms in plumbing engineering? Learn all about them in the , which ASPE members can get for 25% off through the month of July. Use promo code SummerBBQ when you check out.


Want to learn more about Navisworks by Autodesk?

Join us at our next webinar on July 12, when presenter Blair Minyard, PE, CPD, CDT, will help you gain a better understanding of software's functions and capabilities for plumbing system design. Registration is open at our new education platform: .


Free siphonic roof drainage webinar is being held on August 8

, sponsored by MIFAB and free for ASPE members, will help participants understand the value a siphonic system can bring to their projects—both the monetary value and also the improved efficiency/safety. This one-hour contact program offers 0.1 CEU.

July is Smart Irrigation Month

The Irrigation Association will officially kick off this year's event next Tuesday, when they will announce the 2019 IA award winners. You can find out how to participate in this annual campaign .


WaterSense releases 2018 accomplishment data

Through the end of 2018, WaterSense has helped Americans save a cumulative 3.4 trillion gallons of water and more than $84.2 billion in water and energy bills. Additionally, the use of WaterSense labeled products saved 462.5 billion kilowatt-hours of electricity.


New camp encourages girls to consider construction careers

The National Association of Women in Construction recently held a first-of-its-kind camp in Austin, Texas for middle-school girls who are interested in pursuing construction trades.


Free guide provides direction for designing and constructing zero-energy office buildings

Advanced Energy Design Guide for Small to Medium Office Buildings: Achieving Zero Energy presents design teams with strategies for achieving energy savings goals that are financially feasible, operationally workable, and readily achievable.


IAPMO pledges to help advance WASH in healthcare

At a recent stakeholders meeting, IAPMO joined dozens of other organizations in committing to help ensure that anyone in a hospital or health clinic around the world can receive treatment with water, soap, and toilets.


AHR Expo is now accepting 2020 Innovation Awards submissions

Manufacturers are encouraged to submit their innovative and original products, systems, and technologies by August 6.

AWWA issues call for abstracts for the 2020 Sustainable Water Management Conference

This event is being held in Minneapolis on March 29 – April 1, and AWWA is accepting presentation proposals that address approaches, practices, techniques, research, and case studies on all aspects related to resilient and efficient water through July 18, 2019.


Green Globes is reapproved as an American National Standard

The revised 2019 version of the rating system includes higher-efficiency plumbing fixture specifications. GBI is the only green building organization to deliver its rating system through an ANSI-audited consensus process.


Another RDT product is approved in Massachusetts

Reliance Detection Technologies is pleased to announce that the FloodMaster RS-090-E washing machine leak detection kit with an integrated outlet box has received approval by the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Plumbers.


AB&I Foundry receives Deep Roots Award in Oakland

The American manufacturer of cast iron soil pipe and fittings was honored for its longtime stewardship of the local economy and helping build the city’s foundation.

This email was sent by American Society of Plumbing Engineers, located at 6400 Shafer Court, Suite 350, Rosemont, IL 60018 (United States).