High-efficiency HVAC and fire protection systems help project achieve sustainability and safety goals When the Hotel Statler opened in downtown Los Angeles in 1952, it was the largest post-depression construction project in the United States. One of the major features of the $25 million project was that its 13 stories were “entirely air conditioned” —
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Sales of flushable wipes have increased due to their convenience. But this convenience can come at a high cost as demonstrated in news reports about the detrimental effects these wipes can have on plumbing systems. Because of this risk, it’s important to understand how these flushable wipes can cause system destruction and what pumps should
Not everything that can go down the drain, should Myth 1: Bigger is better (when it comes to pump size) In most cases, bigger is not better when it comes to residential wastewater pumps. Whether a residential system requires an impeller or grinder pump, the pump should be sized for the application. Although oversizing pumps
Water irrigation solutions provided to the Travis Roy Foundation’s Wiffle Ball Park Green fields and efficient sprinkler systems might not sound like a typical component in supporting spinal cord injury research and awareness, but for the Travis Roy Foundation, this was an important part of aiding its overall mission. The Travis Roy Foundation hosts an
U.S. Bank Stadium, the largest public works project in Minnesota history, is not just a multipurpose stadium in Minneapolis — it’s a work of art. Built on the site of the former Metrodome, the $1.1 billion stadium is nearly twice the size as the National Football League’s Minnesota Vikings’ old home, and is praised not
As the B&G brand celebrates its 100th anniversary, core values such as continuous innovation and a people-first mentality are chronicled throughout its history — long-held attributes that today’s most admired companies strive to emulate. Honesty, respect and pride in product were other characteristics that Gossett and Boone shared and were intertwined into all aspects of
Goulds Water Technology teams up with customers to provide reliable water source to a Connecticut community
The Catskill Mountains make for beautiful scenery but the rolling hills present the challenge of reliably pumping water to residential areas. Xylem’s Goulds Water Technology Aquavar Intelligent Pump Controller, and the help of distributor D&S Pump and Supply Co., and installer Foley’s Pump Service ensure water reaches a Connecticut community.
The idea that the heat thrown off by supercomputers could be captured and turned into a radiant heat supply for an entire building is just the kind of thing researchers hypothesize about at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) in Golden, Colorado. So when it came time to build a new laboratory on the NREL
When the Twin Parks housing development was built in the Bronx in the early 1970s, it was hailed internationally for its architectural innovation and promise for urban renewal. Forty years later, as buildings in the scattered-site complex are being updated one by one, Twin Parks is again being recognized at the highest levels for innovation, this
From concept to consumer, Goulds Water Technology is engineered, assembled and tested in America. According to the American Water Works Association, average daily residential water use in the United States is 27.4 billion gallons. This domestic water is used for everything from lawn irrigation to cooking, cleaning and plumbing. By that account, it’s clear that
From the outside, the 1920s villa in the seaside community of Newport, Rhode Island, appears as any other stately historic home in the neighborhood. But inside the 15,000-square-foot house, the heating system is state-of-the-art — complete with Wi-Fi and remote programming capabilities —powered by a Bell & Gossett (B&G) pump system. The old cast-iron steam
The new $1.3 billion Levi’s® Stadium in Santa Clara, California, home to the National Football League’s (NFL) San Francisco 49ers, is a model of sustainability. With a 27,000-square-foot green roof, owners’ suites decked out in reclaimed wood, and farm-to-table concession offerings, the 68,500-seat stadium includes a wide variety of “green” features. But none of these