Piping Contractor http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6600/more en P.K. McGuane makes a "splash" using press connections http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/pk-mcguane-makes-splash-using-press-connections <div class="node-body article-body">Splash selected P.K. McGuane Plumbing and Heating as the plumbers for the new plant because of the relationship they had already built. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/pk-mcguane-makes-splash-using-press-connections" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/pk-mcguane-makes-splash-using-press-connections#comments Commercial Plumbing Piping Contractor Registered User Tue, 02 Aug 2016 15:47:00 +0000 424801 at http://contractormag.com Water Summit 2016: Conversations on infrastructure resiliencies http://contractormag.com/wastewater/water-summit-2016-conversations-infrastructure-resiliencies <div class="node-body article-body">During the two-day event attendees had the opportunity to network with one another and exchange ideas about global water issues and discuss innovative solutions. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/wastewater/water-summit-2016-conversations-infrastructure-resiliencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/wastewater/water-summit-2016-conversations-infrastructure-resiliencies#comments Pipefitting Piping Contractor Wastewater Registered User Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:19:00 +0000 423111 at http://contractormag.com Flint water crisis: Together we can get the lead out http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/flint-water-crisis-together-we-can-get-lead-out <div class="field-byline"> By David LaFrance, CEO, American Water Works Association </div> <div class="node-body article-body">AWWA believes that as water professionals and a broader society, we should seize this moment of increased awareness to develop solutions for eliminating all risks from lead in water.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/flint-water-crisis-together-we-can-get-lead-out" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/flint-water-crisis-together-we-can-get-lead-out#comments Plumbing Contractor Piping Contractor Mon, 14 Mar 2016 21:05:00 +0000 416861 at http://contractormag.com PERC research helps determine the water efficiency threshold http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/perc-research-helps-determine-water-efficiency-threshold <div class="field-byline"> Mike Gipson </div> <div class="field-deck"> How low can you go? </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Although reducing the water usage of plumbing fixtures prompts the emergence of low-flow toilets that support water conservation, unintentional consequences such as the lack of water pressure can negatively affect the drain line carry efficiency. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/perc-research-helps-determine-water-efficiency-threshold" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/perc-research-helps-determine-water-efficiency-threshold#comments Plumbing Contractor Piping Contractor Mon, 17 Aug 2015 14:43:00 +0000 410331 at http://contractormag.com Lessons in water quality and radiant systems http://contractormag.com/blog/lessons-water-quality-and-radiant-systems <div class="node-body blog-body">Recently I attended a water quality and an energy and comfort performance seminar sponsored by Viega in Washington D.C. Both sessions were eye opening.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/blog/lessons-water-quality-and-radiant-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/blog/lessons-water-quality-and-radiant-systems#comments Heating Piping Contractor Sustainably Speaking Thu, 21 May 2015 16:13:00 +0000 408621 at http://contractormag.com In the land of reds and whites, Napa Valley wineries opt for Green, Blue Pipe systems http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/land-reds-and-whites-napa-valley-wineries-opt-green-blue-pipe-systems <div class="node-body article-body">Young Inglewood Vineyards is a two-generation, ultra-premium winegrowing estate located in Napa Valley, just southwest of St. Helena, Calif. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/land-reds-and-whites-napa-valley-wineries-opt-green-blue-pipe-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/land-reds-and-whites-napa-valley-wineries-opt-green-blue-pipe-systems#comments Piping Contractor Piping Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:16:00 +0000 37451 at http://contractormag.com Thermal insulation measures gaining momentum on Capitol Hill http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/thermal-insulation-measures-gaining-momentum-capitol-hill <div class="field-byline"> BY JOHN MESENBRINK </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The increased use of thermal insulation in federal buildings would provide a simple and actionable strategy to reduce energy use and cut unnecessary costs, consequently, achieving tangible energy efficient results. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/thermal-insulation-measures-gaining-momentum-capitol-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/thermal-insulation-measures-gaining-momentum-capitol-hill#comments Pipefitting Piping Contractor Registered User Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:48:00 +0000 34881 at http://contractormag.com Seattle’s Via6 is poised for LEED Gold certification http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/seattle-s-via6-poised-leed-gold-certification <div class="field-deck"> MacDonald Miller installs 35,000-ft. of PP-R pipe for water distribution system </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Poised for LEED Gold certification, Via6 is an eco-friendly, centrally located building consisting of two 24-story towers with a six-story podium in between and three levels of below-grade parking. The $200 million real estate project began construction in late 2011 and was completed in spring 2013. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/seattle-s-via6-poised-leed-gold-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/seattle-s-via6-poised-leed-gold-certification#comments Commercial Plumbing Piping Contractor Registered User Tue, 04 Mar 2014 15:55:00 +0000 31441 at http://contractormag.com AHR Expo 2014 showcases innovative, efficient products http://contractormag.com/hydronics-systems/ahr-expo-2014-showcases-innovative-efficient-products <div class="node-body article-body">NEW YORK — With more than 1,800 exhibitors at AHR Expo in New York City last week, there were many innovative and efficient products and technologies to see at the show</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/hydronics-systems/ahr-expo-2014-showcases-innovative-efficient-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/hydronics-systems/ahr-expo-2014-showcases-innovative-efficient-products#comments Heating Hydronics Systems Plumbing Contractor Piping Contractor Registered User Mon, 27 Jan 2014 03:14:00 +0000 30031 at http://contractormag.com Aquatherm enables Illinois high school to go from ‘H’ to ‘HVAC’ with PP-R — Pt. 1 http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/aquatherm-enables-illinois-high-school-go-h-hvac-pp-r-pt-1 <div class="field-deck"> This $6 million retrofit involving miles of PHVAC pipe had to be completed during summer break, but an experienced construction team met the tight deadline thanks to cutting-edge technologies. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Coincidentally, The Pipco Companies Ltd., (PIPCO) had recently become an approved installer of the German-manufactured Aquatherm polypropylene-random pipe (PP-R), and proposed using the relatively new-to-North America option. PIPCO won the mechanical contracting bid on the job for installation of the heat pump loop water piping in the building’s existing vertical chases.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/aquatherm-enables-illinois-high-school-go-h-hvac-pp-r-pt-1" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/aquatherm-enables-illinois-high-school-go-h-hvac-pp-r-pt-1#comments Plumbing Contractor Piping Contractor PVF Fri, 01 Nov 2013 19:11:00 +0000 28001 at http://contractormag.com