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The story of ‘Pippy’, Pipe Perfection’s Morris J Van The story of ‘Pippy’, Pipe Perfection’s Morris J Van
27 Mar 2013
Ask any plumber and he’ll tell you they stumble across all sorts of things as they visit their customers. That’s how Darren Clancy came up with the idea of restoring a J Van and using it to market his plumbing business.
Leaders search for common ground Leaders search for common ground
25 Feb 2013
More than 60 people from all facets of the plumbing and mechanical industries attended a backflow industry symposium on February 12-13 at IAPMO World Headquarters West that sought to promote discussion and look for solutions on the challenges facing the cross-connection industry today.
Turn your gutters into art Turn your gutters into art
25 Feb 2013
A new technology developed in the US transforms gutters into decorative features, and provides a new way for roof plumbers to upsell to consumers. Callum Fitzpatrick explains.
Australia leads the way in certifying greywater innovations  Australia leads the way in certifying greywater innovations
25 Feb 2013
What’s blue and grey and all over Australia? Smart WaterMark.
The multi-function bathroom The multi-function bathroom
09 Dec 2012
For the ISH 2013, the trend forum 'Pop up my Bathroom' will once again be presenting the latest bathroom trends, this time for 2013/14.
Assisting tomorrow’s plumbers
09 Dec 2012
Rheem has launched a new e-mentoring pilot program for plumbers and gasfitters.
Bad plumbing costs
09 Dec 2012
The lack of licensing in the UK raises some serious issues.
Plumbing: Take it personally Plumbing: Take it personally
11 Nov 2012
Jeff Patchell reports on the recent General Meeting of the World Plumbing Council (WPC) he attended in Brisbane and calls for plumbers to get involved with the WPC.
MaP Testing Expands To List ‘PREMIUM’ Water-Efficient Products
11 Nov 2012
MaP Testing has announced the development of a new PREMIUM label for the highest performing water-efficient products.
Legionella HACCP plan demonstration
11 Nov 2012
The HACCP approach to managing building water systems for Legionella control has been recommended by the World Health Organization since 2007 and is proposed in ASHRAE 188P.
Cluster-scale urban developments with water recycling 'going gang-busters' Cluster-scale urban developments with water recycling 'going gang-busters'
07 Nov 2012
The past decade of sustainability, monitoring, research and innovation in Australia's on-site water treatment industry was summed up recently by CQUniversity Senior Research Fellow Ted Gardner.
Grey water reuse in buildings: The Portuguese approach
07 Nov 2012
The Mediterranean climate, which influences a large part of the Portuguese territory, creates specific problems in the management of water resources, whose worsening, in terms of the water balance, is forecast in the short/medium term.
Waterless toilet research
22 Oct 2012
Research sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation aims to look into ways to build a waterless toilet for regions lacking sanitation.
Eliminating resource waste Eliminating resource waste
13 Sep 2012
Presented against the backdrop of a national election that will no doubt shape the future of the construction industry and its products, the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and the World Plumbing Council (WPC) recently convened the third Emerging Technology Symposium.
Nubian is at the heart of grey water Nubian is at the heart of grey water
11 Sep 2012
Nubian is one of the world's leaders in grey water solutions, following is the company's four keys to grey water management.