Case Studies
  • 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

  • hansgrohe presents Metropol mixers 17 March 2017

    hansgrohe has developed its most comprehensive range of mixers to date, with the Metropol, and expanded its range of mixers for high-end private and hotel bathrooms with its new Metropol Classic line, which were both presented at ISH in Frankfurt. The ... Continue Reading

  • AXOR introduces AXOR Montreux and Uno 17 March 2017

    AXOR and Stuttgart-based Phoenix Design have introduced the AXOR Montreux kitchen and bathroom taps and AXOR Uno bathroom taps for the first time at ISH, which is being held in Frankfurt from 14-18 March. Reminiscent of the archetypical design ... Continue Reading

  • Power in the pipes 13 March 2017

    Water power is staging a comeback thanks to Portland, Oregon-based Lucid Energy, which has been piloting a new technology that promises a new source for clean, renewable energy. The technology taps into an existing infrastructure that crosses every major American ... Continue Reading

  • A slab of confusion 25 January 2017

    The type of earth that foundations are laid on can have repercussions for your client’s dwellings and the Plumbing and drainage systems that service them. Plumbing Connection investigates the issue of reactive soils and what measures to take to ensure ... Continue Reading

  • Bathroom pods make their mark 16 January 2017

    The popularity of pre-fabricated bathroom pods is on the rise in multi-residential and commercial applications. And while offshore-built pods have caused concern within the industry, one Australian manufacturer is offering WaterMark certification on all its products. Prefab-AUS, the peak organisation for ... Continue Reading

  • Go with the flow 16 January 2017

    Here at Plumbing Connection, we like to support Aussie manufacturers in the plumbing sector. Joe Young reports on an Australian family run business that has come from humble beginnings to become a global leader in flow control valves. It’s tough for ... Continue Reading