Latest News

Public Comments Sought For Proposed Hot Water Temperature Control Standard

November 30, 2011
/ Print / Reprints /
ShareMore
/ Text Size+

The American Society of Plumbing Engineers is opening for public comment the proposed ASPE Plumbing Engineering & Design Technical Standard 15: Hot Water Temperature and Control. Public comments will be accepted until noon CST on Dec. 30, 2011. The draft standard and public comment form can be accessed at aspe.org/PublicReview.

The intent of ASPE 15 is to provide minimum requirements to regulate hot water temperature and pressure disturbances within the piping system in a plumbing installation to protect public health, safety and welfare. It is to be a mandatory regulation applicable to all new and renovated plumbing installations. This standard is not intended to apply to existing installations.

“ASPE 15 will provide a central source for acceptable ranges of hot water temperatures at the point of discharge and acceptable means of control to remove confusion over acceptable delivery temperatures,” said David E. Dexter, FASPE, chair of ASPE’s Design Standards Committee. “Establishing acceptable hot water delivery temperatures in a single document decreases the potential risk of injury or harm to the end user.”

For more information about ASPE’s standards development process, visit aspe.org/Standards or contact Gretchen Pienta at gpienta@aspe.org.

Source: ASPE.

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to Supply House Times. Stay connected with us via social media.

You must login or register in order to post a comment.

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

BNP Media's Plumbing Group Visits Grundfos North American Headquarters

BNP Media’s Plumbing Group, comprised of the Plumbing & Mechanical, Supply House Times, PM Engineer (pme) and Reeves Journal brands, recently visited Grundfos’ new North American headquarters building in the western Chicago suburb of Downers Grove, Ill.

8/26/14 1:00 pm EST

Free Webinar: Low Temperature Heat Emitter Options in Hydronic Systems

With proper design, you can create systems that require supply water temperatures no higher than 120° F under design load conditions.

Supply House Times

SHT September 2014 cover

2014 September

Our cover this month features incoming ASA President Rick Fantham, who holds the dual roles of president and CEO of Hajoca Corp., and London, Ontario-based Emco.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Supply House Times Poll

Back to School

It’s back-to-school time, how do you stay knowledgeable on the industry:
View Results Poll Archive

The Supply House Times Store

plumbing-hvac.gif
2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research

CS-OflRGBhomepage.jpgWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications,Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

Premier 125

Premier 125 button

The information SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES uses to rank the Premier 125 is the most accurate we can gather. It is primarily based on responses to a questionnaire we send to the wholesalers in our database, supplemented with information obtained from industry reports and estimates.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook Twitter Updated icon Youtube Updated icon    LinkedIn Updated icon  Google+