Powers has unveiled a line of ASSE/cUPC-listed point-of-use water mixing valves that meet ASSE 1070 performance requirements and provide temperature control to as low as 0.25-gallon-per-minute (gpm) flow. The lead free HydroGuard® LFG480 lavatory mixing valve and its higher-flow counterpart, the LFE480, are available in 3/8-inch compression, 3/8-inch quick-connect and ½-inch NPT connections in rough Read more

Mokena, Ill. — The Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) and ASSE International are seeking professional input toward the development of an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) recognized standard for hydronic and radiant heating/cooling designers and installers. The standard will allow authorities to recommend certification as a minimum requirement to obtain a business license to practice hydronic 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

Mokena, Ill. — ASSE International has hired Sabrina Pott to the position of staff engineer. Pott’s primary responsibilities in this position will include reviewing ASSE product listing (SEAL) reports and applications for technical content, performing factory and laboratory audits, coordinating the development, technical review and revision of product standards, and fielding technical questions from manufacturers Read more

Mokena, Ill.  — The ASSE International Scald Awareness Task Group is now seeking members for the development of an educational white paper to promote the necessity of properly setting limit stops on devices that limit temperature, such as automatic compensating valves for showers or tub/shower combinations and water temperature limiting devices. This task group, chaired Read more