A cool reminder of form and function 27 May 2013
In March Connection Magazines Jeff Patchell joined more than 200 members of the local plumbing industry to travel to Frankfurt, Germany for the popular bi-annual ISH exhibition.
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.
Passive house actively green 25 Feb 2013
To support its entry in to the Australian housing sector, Ichijo Technological Homes selected a Passivhaus-certified unit supplied by Stiebel Eltron Australia (SEA) as the foundation for its heat recovery ventilation system, enabling it to build an energy efficient house that achieved over 8 stars in NatHERS rating.
Plumbing community comes together 06 Feb 2013
World Plumbing Day in 2013 is destined to be bigger and better than ever, as the World Plumbing Industry comes together to celebrate and recognise the value of this day. The World Plumbing Council’s mission statement says it all – “To promote the role of plumbing in improving public health and safeguarding the environment, by uniting the World Plumbing Industry for the benefit of All.
The multi-function bathroom 09 Dec 2012
For the ISH 2013, the trend forum 'Pop up my Bathroom' will once again be presenting the latest bathroom trends, this time for 2013/14.
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.
Bad plumbing costs 09 Dec 2012
The lack of licensing in the UK raises some serious issues.
Grey water reuse in buildings: The Portuguese approach 07 Nov 2012
The Mediterranean climate, which influences a large part of the Portuguese territory, creates specific problems in the management of water resources, whose worsening, in terms of the water balance, is forecast in the short/medium term.
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.
World Plumbing Council Concludes International Conference 22 Sep 2011
The World Plumbing Council (WPC) recently concluded its 9th Triennial Conference, in Edinburgh, Scotland. Conference host the Scottish and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers Federation (SNIPEF) reports that 363 registered delegates and companions attended.
World Plumbing Council Taps Chaney as New Chairman 22 Sep 2011
Russ Chaney, CEO of The IAPMO Group, was elected chairman of the World Plumbing Council (WPC) for a term covering 2011‐13 during the 9th World Plumbing Conference, held between September 7‐11, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Andy Watts Receives WPC’s Distinguished Service Award 22 Sep 2011
The World Plumbing Council (WPC) Executive Board has bestowed its highest honor, the Distinguished Service Award, upon Andy Watts, MBE, of the United Kingdom. Newly elected WPC Chairman GP Russ Chaney presented the award to Watts during the 9th World Plumbing Conference, Sept. 7-11, in Edinburgh, Scotland.
World Plumbing Day 2011 a global success 09 May 2011
Created in 2010 by the World Plumbing Council (WPC), the second World Plumbing Day on 11 March 2011 has been hailed as a success writes Robert D Burgon, Chairman, World Plumbing Council.