Streamlined Convenience 30 Nov 2014
A Melbourne-based designer has developed an attractive and practical solution to the often unsightly bath and shower combo. Justin Felix reports.
Stacked & Ready 30 Nov 2014
Economical drainage of high-rise buildings can be a tricky task to achieve, however the Sovent fittings from Geberit aim to do just that. Justin Felix reports.
Form Following Function 30 Nov 2014
Caroma’s latest bathroom range has been recognised and rewarded with two prestigious design awards. Justin Felix caught up with Dr Steve Cummings to discover more about the successful collaboration between Caroma and Industrial Designer Marc Newson.
World Plumbing Council Unveils Research Database 30 Nov 2014
The World Plumbing Council (WPC), an international organisation dedicated to developing and promoting the image and standards of the plumbing industry worldwide, is proud to announce the availability of a research database on its website.
Eating away the waste 11 Sep 2014
A new technology for commercial kitchens increases the efficiency of wastewater disposal and relieves pressure on wastewater treatment plants and pumping stations. Callum Fitzpatrick reports.
Sparkling Water: The new cool for plumbers 11 Sep 2014
Sparkling water has long been associated with fancy glass bottles imported from foreign countries but Zip has made it available directly from a tap. If you’re looking for a new product to add some sparkle in your customer’s homes, this might just be the answer. Justin Felix reports.
Delivering the Modern Bathroom 11 Sep 2014
Bathrooms are a focal point in many homes, so it is imperative for plumbers to stand out from the competition by delivering a bathroom that goes one step beyond the standard. From products that incorporate technology to those that look a little bit different, Plumbing Connection has highlighted some of the more unique product offerings on the market.
Acoustically Sound 11 Sep 2014
Acoustic drainage systems have long been associated with cast iron materials and lagged pipes but there is a new range of products on the market that aims to save time, money and of course sound. Justin Felix reports.
Repair pipes with no excavation 08 Aug 2014
The concept is simple, rehabilitating degraded underground and internal pipes without digging them up. From residential to commercial and industrial or high-rise buildings, it makes no difference, Nuflow can repair pipes utilising the latest technologies in potable approved epoxy resins.
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.
Setting the right trap 18 Jul 2014
Many companies who manufacture sinks look more into the design than the functionality, but one Sydney manufacturer has developed a sink that is also a trade waste solution.
The water margin 18 Jul 2014
Aquamonitor provides plumbers with an added-value to their service and allows consumers to accurately measure their water consumption. Jonathan Jackson speaks with Andrew Stewart about the need for a water monitoring device in a climate in which attitudes towards water conservation are changing rapidly.
Air force one 18 Jul 2014
Traditional flow restrictors work by simply reducing flow and pressure, however that is all about to change with the Felton Oxijet™, which uses flow energy to draw air into the water stream.
From tragedy to triumph 18 Jul 2014
Alex John, a plumber for 16 years has introduced a new, unique and all-Australian flexible, extendable and reusable silicone nozzle onto the market.
Hand dryers - not just hot hair 18 Jul 2014
Hand dryers were previously the domain of the electrician, but Dyson has cleverly integrated a dryer into a tap fitting, meaning plumbers need to come to grips with the technology too. Callum Fitzpatrick reports.