Case Studies
  • 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

  • Blades of glory 14 January 2017

    They say the best ideas in life are simple and Such is the case with a product called the Waterblade. just a small piece of plastic, the company behind the device claim it can dramatically reduce water and energy usage ... Continue Reading

  • Viega aids in NSW south coast hospital construction 12 December 2016

    The new hospital expected to service the needs of more than 200,000 people in south east New South Wales is a complex, expensive and time consuming construction project. Factor in the need for 15 kilometres of pipework, labour management and ... Continue Reading

  • 2016 Community Plumbing Challenge 25 August 2016

    It’s fairly easy to take the simple things in life for granted when living in a First World country. More specifically, sanitation, clean potable water and hygiene are things we don’t often consider to be a luxury rather than ... Continue Reading