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Humans have always been visual creatures. Our earliest communication was with pictures, long before we learned language and writing emerged to be the predominant form of communication for 5,000 years.

Understanding Toilet Technology

Every plumber wants to be sure that they complete each project to their client’s satisfaction. When it comes to toilets, callbacks, service calls for maintenance, and poor flush performance are among the...

Unsophisticated test yields great results

A number of years ago, a colleague of mine and I were teaching building science in Russia to a number of contractors. The indoor air quality (IAQ) section of the training was provided by the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation’s (CMHC) research division. The division

Who is in control around here?

You take a few steps backwards, snap a few “glamour” shots and send your piping pics around the globe. It is a common practice these days to share mechanical room piping on the various

The finer points of leak detection

There is an old trades’ saying that you became a plumber and not an electrician because there was too much math in electrical. Little did some of us realize that in order to become a plumber/gasfitter there would still be some electrical involved with the gas part of the trade. It is funny though,…

All about actuators

We are surrounded by actuators in our everyday life. In your home, the trip lever on your toilet is one of the simplest examples, a hand-operated lever. In your vehicle, you may have power seat
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