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- California: First with High-Efficiency Toilets & Urinals – John Koeller (courtesy of IAPMO Magazine)
- Grease Interceptors Guide (courtesy of The Plumbing & Drainage Institute)
- Hot Water Distribution Systems – Gary Klein (Courtesy of Aim4sustainablity.com & IAPMO Magazine)
- AB&I Cast Iron Soil Pipe (courtesy Plumbing Perspective)
- Tyler Pipe and Coupling (Courtesy Southern Plumbing and Heating)
- The 25 percent rule for grease interceptor (where did it come from?)(courtesy of the interceptor whisperer)
- Is Chinese Cast Iron Pipe and Fitting the next Dry Wall Epidemic? (Link to Property Casualty 360.com)
An interesting discussion via email and additional info regarding the potential use and hazards of collecting condensate for beneficial use. The participants are a Microbiologist at the EPA and members of ARCSA (American Rainwater Catchment Systems Association)
It has been reprinted here by permission of ARCSA