The RPA has been working with ASSE International to develop ASSE/IAPMO/ANSI Series 19000-2015 Professional Qualification Standards pertaining to the hydronic system installer and hydronic system designer certification program....More
In last month’s article, we looked deep into the pipes of an old two-pipe gravity circulation system. We will now continue looking at the history and advances of these wonderful mechanical systems....More
In the last column, we were talking about the need to look at the building plans as a “system” instead of looking at them from an individual component perspective. We are now continuing on with that conversation....More
This whitepaper from Bosch Thermotechnology discusses how the main barrier to the adoption of geothermal systems -- the high cost of the geothermal loop -- can be overcome via utility- or third-party-ownership....More
ASSE International’s Board of Directors has voted to re-form the ASSE Scald Awareness Task Group to develop a white paper concerning proper and improper applications of temperature limiting devices....More
This marks the third year that CONTRACTOR has been assembling a list of Industry Luminaries. Some are practically household names — but some have been quietly working away with little notice or fanfare, just trying to make their own corner of the industry a better place to be.