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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.
A Universal Approach to Concealed Installations A Universal Approach to Concealed Installations
19 Feb 2014
Choosing the right shower mixer to complement the rest of the bathroom can take longer than expected. This clever in wall basic set allows builders and customers to select the right fittings even after the tilers have finished.
Where is Australia at with Backflow Prevention? 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.
Come Rain or Come Shine Come Rain or Come Shine
19 Feb 2014
A change in the market in 2003 saw leading Australian manufacturer Davey Water Products change the way consumers used water.
Reaching the Vertical Limits 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.
Set out to be accurate Set out to be accurate
19 Feb 2014
Technology plays a vital role in bridging the gap between the office and the construction site and the MEP industry is seeing great benefits of moving towards BIM.
World Plumbing Council Report World Plumbing Council Report
27 May 2013
The plumbing industry has been busy in the last few months, here's a wrap of what the World Plumbing Council (WPC) has been up to.
World Plumbing Day 2013 gets bigger 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.
Solar innovation Solar innovation
27 May 2013
Bosch Product Manager Julia Williams believes solar hot water systems are a logical addition to Bosch’s product range.
Toilets get new ventilation Toilets get new ventilation
27 May 2013
A new technology that removes unwanted odours from the toilet is a potential upsell for plumbers and could put an end to smelly bathrooms forever.
A new standard for pipelines A new standard for pipelines
27 Mar 2013
Rio de Janeiro: 65% of the world’s offshore pipelines are designed and installed to DNV’s pipeline standard. Now DNV sees the need to capture more knowledge on how pipelines can safely withstand the pressures of 3000 meters depth, without prohibitive cost.
Efficiency Label WELL ahead
09 Dec 2012
According to the most recent pronouncements of the EU-Commissioner for the environment Janez Potocnik only water saving taps should be placed in the European market in order to protect the European water resources.
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.