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The release of a new Plumbing Specification Guide from Safe Piping Matters gives design and construction professionals an additional resource to guide evaluation and selection of pipe and fittings for drinking-water, drain/waste/vent, fire-suppression, and other critical piping applications. The new specification guide will also support municipalities and owners of individual buildings as they work to Read more

The Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) piping system in a building is a crucial component of the overall plumbing infrastructure. In a building, the Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) system is an often overlooked, yet it is an essential component of the plumbing infrastructure. The majority of DWV piping systems are hidden below floors, behind Read more

The difference between cast iron soil pipe and plastic is easily understood when it comes to sound. Cast iron drain waste and vent pipe systems are superior when it comes to sound attenuation. For commercial office buildings, hospitals, high-rise condominiums or high-end hotels, no one wants to listen to the flowing of fluids when a Read more

This is the first of McWane Plumbing Technical Services ‘How-To’ video series to learn more about cast iron soil pipe and fittings. https://youtu.be/_CZW2ZhhKik McWane Plumbing Technical Services is a full-range service organization that provides educational and technical support on codes and standards as well as regulations that cover cast iron soil pipe and fittings, gaskets and couplings Read more