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What Clean Living Means To Us

By: Antonino Cantone

 

Clean water is one of the greatest contributors to a clean life. Clean living consultant Jenna Coviello of Take Good Care NYC specifies water filtration as a key method to detoxify your daily...

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Not All CPVC Pipe is the Same: FlowGuard® CPVC vs. Generic CPVC

By: Antonino Cantone

Homeowners, building owners and contractors demand reliable, high-quality piping systems that deliver safe, clean drinking water over the long term. FlowGuard® CPVC pipe and fittings have a...

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Controlling Risk: Do Your Research Before Choosing Pipe Material

By: Antonino Cantone

Every piping project begins with an assessment of how to ensure the integrity of the system over its lifecycle and limit future liability. What are the steps you can take to ensure the pipe...

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CPVC Dos and Don’ts for HVAC Hydronic Applications

By: Antonino Cantone

FlowGuard® CPVC pipe and fittings are designed to meet the temperature and pressure requirements of hydronic applications and withstand the internal stresses that result from conveying fluids over...

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Impact Strengths: The Strength of FlowGuard® CPVC Pipe

By: Antonino Cantone

One of the most important attributes one should consider when choosing pipe material is how well it can withstand impacts, or a suddenly applied load. The demanding applications for pipe placed in...

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Cooling Towers and Legionella Prevention

By: Antonino Cantone

In 2015, ASHRAE issued a voluntary consensus standard that establishes minimum risk management requirements for buildings with complex water systems, including cooling towers. Also now an ANSI...

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How FlowGuard® CPVC Pipe Gets Its Pressure Rating

By: Antonino Cantone

A pipe pressure rating tells a system designer how well a thermoplastic material will withstand the internal stresses placed by the fluid being conveyed over time at various temperatures. When...

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Why CPVC Pipe Fails, and Why It Succeeds

By: Antonino Cantone

A question commonly asked about CPVC piping is what makes it susceptible to failures once in service. It is not necessary to have a materials science degree to gain an understanding of the factors...

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Recyclable CPVC Pipe A Plus In Sustainable Design

By: Antonino Cantone

With all eyes on the future of our planet, concern about sustainable building materials and solid waste disposal grows every year. Plastics typically are criticized for not being “biodegradable”...

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Clean Water Chemistry: What Pipe Specifiers Need to Know

By: Antonino Cantone

Combating waterborne public health problems that can arise from the potable water supply is a complex and ongoing challenge for any water utility and desalination plant.

According to the U.S....

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