Water Quality

While factors such as efficiency, performance, and cost-savings are carefully scrutinized in the process of purchasing and installing water heating systems, the issue of local water quality seems largely overlooked by comparison despite its significance. The degree of attention that is given to water quality characteristics could be the difference between performance issues and premature Read More

Wichita, Kan. — Viega is extending its free training course on reducing the risk of microbial growth in commercial plumbing systems in five locations throughout the U.S. The training course is part of Viega’s water quality campaign, a domestic and global initiative aimed at educating the industry and providing system solutions to help maintain water Read More

Ontario, Calif. — The IAPMO Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Thomas Palkon as senior vice president of Water Systems. Palkon brings to IAPMO 18 years of hands-on experience — all with the Lisle, Ill.,-based Water Quality Association (WQA) — in strategic development and implementation, program/process design and development, and business operations within Read More

Kemper has Developed an Innovative Solution for Minimizing Legionella Bacteria in Building Water Systems By: Ron George, CPD, President, Plumb-Tech Design & Consulting Services LLC, www.Plumb-TechLLC.com There is a relatively new product on the market that is being sold by Kemper Industries.  It allows a plumbing system design that flows or circulates cold and hot Read More

We just returned from Chicago where ASPE (American Society of Plumbing Engineers) held their biannual conference and trade show.  This year ASPE celebrated their 50th anniversary with a great turnout of members and attendees for the four day conference. We exhibited for the first time and met a lot of great engineers and contractors! The Read More