ASPE Pipeline, Vol. 12, No. 15, July 18, 2019

Vol. 12, No. 15, July 18, 2019

American Society of Plumbing Engineers

2019 ASPE Tech Symposium planning guide is now available

Are you joining us in Pittsburgh in October for the ? Are you still thinking about it? Either way, you can learn all about the event in our new , which includes details on the technical education program, special events, travel deals and the host hotel, registration options, and more. The standard rate deadline is August 31, so if you haven’t registered yet, don’t delay much longer. Go to today.


ASPE members are recognized as Millennials on the Move

We are pleased to announce that PHCP Pros chose four ASPE members to spotlight in their recent "Millennials on the Move" series: Michael Carfagno (Philadelphia Chapter), Jeremy Charmchizadeh, EIT (Houston Chapter), Christoph Lohr, PE, CPD, LEED AP BD+C, ASSE 6020 (Phoenix Chapter), and Blair Minyard, PE, CPD, CDT (Alabama Chapter). You can read all about them at .

Navisworks webinar date change announced

Our webinar has been rescheduled to August 6 at 2 p.m. EDT. During this one-hour webinar, instructor Blair Minyard PE, CPD, CDT, will help you understand how to utilize this software in plumbing system design, and you will earn 0.1 CEU upon completion of the brief learning assessment.


Stay tuned for Zurn's 2019 Specifier of the Year contest

Do your coworkers turn to you for advice on a faster specification process? Zurn is recognizing one individual who uses technology to improve the specification process in his/her plumbing projects in this new contest for ASPE members that will start August 1. The winner will receive two tickets to a Dallas Cowboys game at AT&T Stadium, including lodging and transportation. Check the next issue of ASPE Pipeline for details on how to enter.


WOA seeks Region 4 committee member

The Women of ASPE committee has an opening for a Region 4 representative. If you are a member of WOA and are interested in this opportunity, send your contact information and Chapter affiliation to WOA Chair, Sarah Balz, PE, LEED AP, CPD, GPD, at  by August 1.

Chapter Officers: help us show off your Chapter!

We are looking for a photo that represents your Chapter's location to put on the Region page of our new website. Stock photos or photos from the Internet are prohibited—pictures must be taken from a phone or personal camera, so get out there this summer and take some pictures with your ASPE Chapter in mind. When your Chapter has picked out the best shot, send your picture to by August 30. For more information, contact .


Have you joined the Connect Summer Challenge?

For those of you who are newer to , this is a great opportunity to get involved and be rewarded for your engagement. Go to to find out how to participate for your chance to win some great prizes.


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.

LegionellaConference 2019 announces keynote speaker

Pat Breysse, Ph.D., Director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) National Center for Environmental Health and Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry, will deliver the keynote address at , which is being held on September 11–13 in Los Angeles. The early bird pricing ends tomorrow.


ASHRAE publishes new HVAC Applications Handbook

The 2019 edition of this handbook includes new chapters on indoor swimming pools, indoor airflow modeling, and occupant-centric sensing and controls.


Become a Residential Plumbing Inspector with ICC’s webinar series

The is your training guide through the career path to becoming a certified Residential Plumbing Inspector, including webinars, test preparation resources, virtual training options, and more.


Registration is open for the Canadian Hydronics Conference

This event on September 24–25 in Ottawa, Ontario will feature two days of training, breakfasts, lunches, and admission to the hydronics-exclusive exhibit hall where you can connect with the top manufacturers of hydronics products and systems.


WQA Mid-Year Leadership Conference focuses on the future

Water treatment industry updates, opportunities to share opinions in committee meetings or a town hall, and fun events to benefit the Water Quality Research Foundation are among the events planned on September 9–11 in San Antonio. Registration is open now at the event’s new website: .

Early bird deadline for PMI19 is July 31

Plumbing Manufacturers International is holding its annual conference on November 4–7 in St. Pete’s Beach, Florida, which will include the first-ever Aspiring Leaders Program, keynote speakers Lindsey Pollak and Joel Zeff, and insights into the plumbing manufacturing industry's most important issues.


CSA seeks input on hydronic heating system code

CSA B214-16: Installation Code for Hydronic Heating Systems is due for an update in 2021, and CSA Group is looking for input into the planning process for the new edition via a . Comments will remain anonymous.


SFPE is accepting presentation proposals on fire safety design methods

Abstracts are being sought on the practice of fire safety engineering, new technologies or issues that will influence the future, and performance-based codes and fire safety design methods. The 13th International Conference on Performance-Based Codes and Fire Safety Design will be held March 9–13, 2020 in Auckland, New Zealand.


Indonesia Sustainable Construction & Plumbing Summit 2019 will be held November 6–8

ISCOP is the largest sustainable construction and plumbing expo in Indonesia, and those interested in attending and/or exhibiting at this year's event in Jakarta can find more information at .



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