Prefabricated bathroom pods offer simple, fast installation for Prospect Plaza
Oldcastle SurePods installed 117 fully outfitted and functional prefabricated bathroom pods in New York City’s Prospect Plaza housing project.
The pods consolidate more than 10 trades—including electrical, plumbing and finishing work—into one prefabricated product. The prefabricated bathrooms are easy to lift, place and install, which helps save project developers time and money. Oldcastle Modular is certificated as an offsite fabricator by the New York City Department of Buildings Office of Technical Certification and Research.
The development of a new standard will address concerns such as Legionella
NSF Intl. and ASHRAE have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) dedicated to protecting public health by establishing safe management practices for building water systems.
Over the past 20 years, private businesses in the U.S. have joined forces with federal and local government to improve the efficiency of water systems, spending billions on infrastructure to reduce waste and save money. Despite their efforts, more than 2 trillion gal of water are still lost every year, according to the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA).
So, after all of the investments, why are we still wasting water? Why is California mandating a 20% decrease in water consumption by 2020?
Real-time data monitoring helps apartment complex find catastrophic leak
In ancient civilizations, people drank fermented cereal through straws, a crude predecessor to modern-day draft beer. The carbonation and aroma created through fermentation enhanced the enjoyment and flavor. Then, as now, beer drinkers sought to preserve and complement flavor.
Proper pumps & cleaning maintain draft beer quality
World water treatment chemicals market expected to reach $31.7 billion by 2022
According to a new report by Allied Market Research, titled, "World Water Treatment Chemicals Market - Opportunities and Forecasts, 2015 – 2022," the water treatment chemicals market would reach $31.7 billion by 2022, registering a CAGR of 4.5% during 2016 and 2022. The corrosion inhibitors segment held about 2/9 of the total market in 2015. North America and Europe collectively accounted for about half of the market share in the same year.
CTS site's soil and groundwater contaminated with trichloroethene and other VOCs
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected an interim cleanup plan to address contamination beneath the former plant at the CTS of Asheville Inc. Superfund site. The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality concurred with EPA’s decision.
Preventive tips and best practices for the cold winter months
While frozen pipe is traditionally associated with single-family homes, it also can cause havoc with commercial, institutional and multi-family buildings.
With winter’s freezing temperatures likely to stick around another month, WaterSignal, the manufacturer of a system that sends real-time water usage data and alerts to building owners/managers, is providing recommendations to safeguard pipe in unheated areas before it cause freeze and cause messy, often expensive issues.
The system replaces paper forms and automates critical business processes
Flowfinity Wireless Inc. released a new case study describing how Industrial Water Services (IWS), a company that specializes in building, servicing and installing water treatment systems, improved efficiency by replacing paper forms and automating critical business processes with a mobile field service solution.
WaterPod containerized treatment units contain one of many AdEdge package units treating a wide variety of contaminants for drinking water, remediation or industrial applications. The fully integrated, pre-engineered, pre-wired packaged water treatment solution combines system performance with economy, resulting in a solution for sites where space, cost and schedule are critical.
The award recognizes companies who have demonstrated reliability and gone the extra mile to exceed customer expectations
MIOX received the award for Water Management Company of the Year at the Southwest and Midcontinent Oil & Gas Awards on Thursday, Oct. 15, 2015. The annual Southwest and Midcontinent gala ceremony was held in Dallas, where hundreds of oil and gas executives gathered together to celebrate operational excellence, innovation, health and safety, and environmental leadership.