Julius Ballanco is owner of JB Engineering, a plumbing engineering firm based in Munster, IN, and editorial director of PM Engineer (owned by BNP Media, Inc., SUPPLY HOUSE TIMES' parent company). He is also an ASPE board member. He can be reached by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
During the ICC hearings this spring in Dallas, the Plumbing Code hearing (discussed in last month’s column) was straddled by the Fuel Gas and Mechanical Code hearings. The first hearing was on the Fuel Gas Code.
Thanks to the new process, the ICC code hearings for the plumbing, mechanical and fuel gas codes are only held once every three years. So the last week of April and first week of May was it for next three years.
PVF insiders paint a more positive marketplace outlook going forward, but still with a hint of caution sprinkled in. SWA President David Popek helps PHCP distributor VAMAC thrive in the Mid-Atlantic region. Read more stories in 2017 August Issue.