The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) has been selected to serve as the ANSI-Accredited Standards Developer (ASD) to pursue the national adoption of ISO 30500, Non-sewered sanitation systems — Prefabricated integrated treatment units — General safety and performance requirements for design and testing.   ISO 30500 is an international standard developed by 32 Read more

Scot Pump, A Wilo Company, has expanded their line of stamped 304 stainless steel pumps with NPT connections to include nine new ANSI flanged centerline discharge models. The new 320-328 series covers up to 385 gpm and 275 ft of head. The pumps feature Scot’s proven slip-fit O-ring/flinger design which prevents leaks caused by deformation Read more

The balancing valve accurately controls the flow rate of heating and cooling transfer fluid supplied to air handlers,fan coils and terminal units; or where flow balancing is required in solar thermal systems. Proper hydronic system balancing ensures the system operates according to design specifications, providing satisfactory thermal comfort with low energy consumption. Caleffi introduces QuickSetter balancing technology  for flanged Read more

Ann Arbor, Mich. — The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has elected Kevan P. Lawlor, President and Chief Executive Officer of global public health organization NSF International, as chair of its board of directors. ANSI is a non-profit membership association that brings together organizations from both the private and public sectors dedicated to furthering U.S Read more

Mokena, Ill. — ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 12000-2014, Professional Qualifications Standard for the Health and Safety of Construction and Maintenance Personnel, has been approved by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and is now available for purchase. To address the critical nature of bloodborne pathogens and other infectious diseases that play dangerous roles throughout the plumbing industry Read more