Case Studies
  • Bursting the flexi-hose bubble 19 January 2018

    According to research conducted by general insurer IAG, flexible braided hoses accounted for 22% of water damage claims in Australian households in 2016, with the claims most likely to be for kitchen and bathroom damage. IAG has even labelled flexible ... Continue Reading

  • Plastec Compact Floor Waste Gully 12 September 2017

    Another great innovation from the team at Plastec Australia is a new range of compact Floor Waste Gullies. These gully kits have been designed to require significantly less ceiling space for installation than most regular gullies in the marketplace today. They will ... Continue Reading

  • Enware’s new Vitreous Basin Range 23 August 2017

    Enware has just released a new range of Vitreous Basins with new models being offered as replacements for products in our current range being discontinued by our manufacturer. Enware’s quality range of basins are European designed and manufactured to the highest ... Continue Reading

  • Cross connection control and backflow prevention 7 August 2017

    Peter Wenning recently applied for scholarship funding from the International Specialised Skills Institute to see for himself the state of the sector in North America. His main goal was to bring back information to apply to the Australia sector and to ... Continue Reading

  • Building Ministers’ Forum takes action 11 July 2017

    The Building Ministers’ Forum (BMF) has been working tirelessly on proactive and appropriate responses to building fires to ensure high-rise buildings are safe and the enforcement systems are robust. The efforts have gained significant momentum since the 2014 Lacrosse Apartment ... Continue Reading

  • HFT bring in new pipe stoppers 29 June 2017

    The Pipestoppers Division at Huntingdon Fusion Techniques (HFT) has introduced the Low Profile Stopper for all applications where there isn’t enough pipe length available for the regular Cylindrical or Spherical Stopper. “The Low Profile Stopper can fit into a pipe end ... Continue Reading

  • Hansgrohe Design Prize 2017 winners 26 June 2017

    The Hansgrohe Design Prize 2017 by iF winners have been announced, with five innovative design ideas sharing a total of €5,000 ($A7,471) in prize money. The international competition for young designers saw 493 concepts entered, 165 of which made it ... Continue Reading

  • Nuflow gains WaterMark certification 8 June 2017

    Nuflow Technologies, a Goal Coast pipe repair manufacturer, has gained WaterMark certification for its pipe relining product. The Blueline technology is the only pipe relining system that has received the Australian Building Codes Board certification in Australia giving it the ... Continue Reading

  • Tips for Inert Gas Weld Purging of Pipes 26 May 2017

    By Dr. Michael Fletcher – Delta Consultants Effective weld purging is only achieved by making sure that oxygen is displaced from the purge zone prior to and during welding. Any residual oxygen can cause significant loss of corrosion resistance and ... Continue Reading

  • Rheem solutions for Prestons Lodge 31 March 2017

    In 2016, during the design stage of construction on the Prestons Lodge aged care facility in south west Sydney, JHA Consulting Engineers approached Rheem Australia to provide an energy efficient solar and warm water proposal that included ... Continue Reading