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.
World Plumbing Day 2013 gets bigger 27 May 2013
The world celebrated World Plumbing Day on 11 March 11 and there was much fanfare across all nations from the UK to Australia and the US to Africa.
New product promotes customer relationships 27 Mar 2013
Flood Buzz™ Pro is an easy-to-use, low-cost, patent-pending, loud and effective water leak alarm designed to help mitigate damage caused by water leaks and to serve as a key marketing tool for plumbing contractors.
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.
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.
Toilets cause damage 28 Aug 2012
A faulty flushing system in toilets in Cincinatti are behind 304 explosions in that city.
Drainline transport of waste 26 Jun 2012
John Koeller, the principal of Koeller and Company offers a comparison between washdown and siphonic toilets.
World Plumbing Day: The best yet 25 Mar 2012
As March 11 every year, everywhere becomes a significant day supporting plumbing and plumbers around the world, there can be little doubt that the 2012 celebrations of World Plumbing Day proved another great success.
World Plumbing Day Twitter Challenge 07 Feb 2012
It is just over a month to World Plumbing Day, March 11, every year, everywhere, and the World Plumbing Council want all their members and and staff on board supporting this day around the World.
World Plumbing Day 2012 31 Jan 2012
The world's children have been invited to submit posters to represent World Plumbing Day 2012.
Canadian energy rebates 02 Aug 2011
The Canadian federal government has just released details of the $400 million EcoEnergy Retrofit – Homes program that was revived as part of the 2011 budget delivered in June. The program, which provides up to $5,000 in rebates to Canadian homeowners, is effective as of June 6, 2011 through to March 31, 2012.