A new funding solution 18 Jul 2014
Business owners now have a flexible rent, buy, own option to finance equipment and preserve cash in the business with Go Getta. Kevin Mark tells Plumbing Connection all about it.
Wastewater goes green 18 Jul 2014
A 100% recyclable material is being used as a more eco-friendly alternative to concrete wastewater products. What’s more, these products can help a property achieve a high Green Star rating.
In case of emergency 18 Jul 2014
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) is building a unique emergency services learning and training facility. Head Contractor on the project, Leighton Contractors Pty Ltd, has engaged Geschke Plumbing to oversee the installation of the rainwater and gas facilities. Jonathan Jackson speaks with one of Geschke Plumbing’s directors, Gareth Dickson about the challenges ahead in this important project.
Coming out of a bad cold 18 Jul 2014
Having been involved in the plumbing industry for 46 years and in a family business with 70 plus years involvement it was a natural progression to become involved in design and consultation writes Peter Jackson.
Ideas from Europe 08 Jul 2014
It’s always interesting to scan the globe and see what ideas and innovations are taking place outside of Australia. Here are a couple of products we noticed from an inventive company in Sweden; we hope this interpretation (or rather Google’s translation) from Swedish to English does them justice. The company jafo (www.jafo.eu) is well-known in the drainage systems market in the Scandinavian region.
When Mixed Material Pipe Systems Collide 24 Feb 2014
There are some significant issues in the market place affecting the performance of PP-R pipe systems in combination with copper in hot water recirculation systems. Jonathan Jackson speaks with hydraulic consultant David Steblina about those issues and how they can be worked around.
Where is Australia at with Backflow Prevention? 19 Feb 2014
Peter McLennan, Secretary of the Backflow Prevention Association of Australia Inc., explains why he is concerned by the lack of resources dedicated to maintaining the protection of Australian drinking water.
Reaching the Vertical Limits 19 Feb 2014
Are vertical farms the way forward for food manufacture and water conservation? Jonathan Jackson examines the rise of vertical farms and their importance to the future.