RESNET to develop National Residential Water
Efficiency Rating System.
RESNET, the Residential Energy Services
Network, in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense
Council and a coalition of water efficiency experts,
homebuilders, environmental organizations and home energy
professionals is developing the nation’s first Water
Efficiency Rating (WER) Index.
The WER Index will show consumers at a glance how
efficiently a home uses water by assigning it a numerical
score based on performance. RESNET proposes to have the WER
Index ready for use across the United States by the end of
Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®) Now Available.
The International Association of Plumbing and
(IAPMO®) has released the hardcopy and digital versions
of its 2015 edition of the
Uniform Mechanical Code (UMC®).
for Water-Efficient Plumbing Will Save Significant Water
in California, PMI Says.
Plumbing Manufacturers International estimates up to 360
million gallons a day can be saved through Governor
Brown’s call for a statewide rebate program. (PMI)
announced its support of Governor Jerry Brown’s call for
a statewide rebate program encouraging the purchase of
water-efficient plumbing products, such as toilets,
showerheads and faucets, to replace older ones.
VorMax Toilet Delivers The Cleanest Flush Ever
Four New Toilet Styles from American Standard
Provide a Cleaner, Water-Efficient Experience with
Innovative Flushing Technology. Top to bottom cleaning
that is virtually effortless – that's how the new VorMax
toilets from American Standard reinvent the bowl
Pumps announces major expansion for 2015.
Liberty Pumps, a manufacturer of sump, sewage and
wastewater pumps is undergoing a major expansion of its
facilities. The construction, which doubles the size of
the current facility, will occur in three phases over
the course of 2015. In total, the expansion will add
over 123,000 sq. ft. to the corporate operation in
upstate New York.
Bradley Corporation Announces New Terreon® Colors for
Advocate® Lavatory Systems.
Colors Offer Design Flexibility for “All-In-One” Sink.
Bradley Corporation, the leading manufacturer of commercial
plumbing fixtures and washroom accessories, today announced
ten new Terreon® solid surface color options for the
Advocate® AV-Series Lavatory System – a sleek, all-in-one
sink, faucet and dual-sided hand dryer solution.
“The expanded offering will allow customers more flexibility
to enjoy the convenience and functionality benefits of the
Advocate while more easily matching the color scheme of the
building in which it’s being installed.”