The grab bars of old were clunky and institutional-looking. Today, Delta and American Standard have dual-purpose grab bars built into toilet tissue holders, towel bars and corner shelves in the bath/shower. Although not ADA-compliant, they are rated to handle more weight while looking like fixtures already found in the home.
In April 2010, the U.S. Department of Energy issued new efficiency standards for residential storage water heaters — gas-fired, oil-fired and electric — and gas-fired tankless water heaters. These efficiency standards become effective in April 2015.
The September 2017 issue features our cover story on how the ASA Education Foundation continues to impact the PHCP-PVF industry through the Karl E. Neupert Endowment. Other features include a preview of ASA's NETWORK 2017, a recap of ISH China, and much more.