Article: San Francisco requires new developments to reuse water.

In a recent article in Plumbing Engineer, it reads, that San Francisco is becoming the first in the country to require new developments (more than 250,000 square feet) to use on-site water reuse systems for anything that requires non-potable water.

Non-potable water sources include rainwater, reclaimed/recycled water and gray water. While non-potable water is not appropriate for human consumption, it can be used in a myriad of other applications, such as doing laundry, toilet and urinal flushing and cooling tower make-up water.  This means that when it comes to the water used in buildings for things such as cooling towers, irrigation and water closets (toilet flushing), developers can’t use drinking water.

Now San Franciscans must implement on-site treatment systems to make use of rainwater, greywater (which includes water from bathroom sinks, bathtubs, washing machines), blackwater (sewage), stormwater or foundation drainage (groundwater) to meet their needs for non-potable water.

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The ordinance also requires smaller buildings of 40,000 square feet or more to do a reuse assessment and in five years the city will need to use non-potable water for all irrigation needs and cleaning of public spaces.

More details can be found here.

Aquanomix, experts in water chemistry and water reuse, have timely solutions for San Francisco. Our support is two-fold: custom water reuse systems and intelligent water optimization software. Please contact our California sales engineers for more information on how Aquanomix can help you meet regulations. And, while you’re here, check out some of our details below.

 

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Up & Running: Ethicon Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility Rainwater System

Aquanomix designed a custom system for Johnson & Johnson Company’s Ethicon Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Facility that reuses rainwater for cooling tower make-up water and irrigation.

The Ethicon facility in Cornelia, Georgia manufactures surgical and medical instruments.

The new facility was constructed on the same site of Ethicon’s sister company, Noramco Inc. Noramco, which has operated the Athens facility since 1981, manufactures pharmaceutical ingredients used in medications and medical devices. Both companies are subsidiaries of Johnson & Johnson.

More photos can be found at this link.

Thank you to our experienced and skilled reps at Heat Transfer Systems for helping to make this happen.

For inquiries or questions, please email marketing @ aquanomix dot com.

 

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Aquanomix Reps’ Highmark as Subject Matter Experts

HIGHMARK co-founders Richard Gerbe and Anthony Sannazzaro were featured on News 12 The Bronx regarding how to control bacterial growth in cooling towers and thus prevent disease outbreaks such as Legionnaires’. They gave Aquanomix’s Symphony a great, yet subtle, nod. Take a look.

 

Aquanomix System Installed at Yale School of Medicine

The Aquanomix Rainwater Harvesting System is up and running at the Yale University School of Medicine Amistad Research Lab in New Haven, Connecticut.

The Amistad facility, at 10 Amistad Street, distinguished itself with its whole sustainable approach, using collected rainwater and air handler condensate drainage for toilet flushing in a system designed by Aquanomix. Water collected on the roof of the research building is used in ultra-low-flow lavatories and dual-flush toilets.

This laboratory/vivarium interior renovation included biomedical research space, tissue culture rooms, cold rooms, specials labs and a vivarium to house rodents. Stem cell research will be performed in this building. This project has received a LEED® Gold certification.

Thanks to our fantastic reps at Engineered Product Sales for helping to make this happen.

Read more at Yale’s blog post here.

 

Aquanomix Rep on CBS New York in Response to Legionella

Aquanomix manufacturer’s rep: HIGHMARK‘s co-founders Richard Gerbe and Anthony Sannazzaro were interviewed by CBS New York regarding how to control bacterial growth in cooling towers and thus prevent disease outbreaks such as Legionnaires’. Watch the video here.

 

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New Project Spotlights!

We offer custom turn-key solutions for water reuse in commercial and industrial buildings. We can blather on all day about our best-in-class systems, but instead, we’ve decided to let our work and our clients do the talking. View some of our case study / project spotlights here. Did someone say… the Smithsonian?

New Rep Firm: Gedmin Parker Equipment!

We are pleased to announce the addition of another manufacturer’s representative firm! Gedmin Parker Equipment will serve as a manufacturer’s rep firm for Aquanomix and will be responsible for providing solutions in Maine and Northern New Hampshire.

To date, Aquanomix has signed more than 23 rep firms across the US and Canada.

To learn more about Aquanomix and its products, visit www.aquanomix.com.

For more information about Gedmin Parker Equipment, its services or distribution channels, visit http://www.gedminparker.com/.

 

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We’ve added another rep firm!

Aquanomix is proud to announce the addition of another stellar manufacturer’s representative firm to our roster!

Barbieri & Kline, Inc. will be responsible for providing solutions in the greater Philadelphia area, as well as Central Pennsylvania.

Barbieri & Kline has more than fifty (50) years of experience and dedication to the Specification/Bid & Spec Commercial Plumbing Market, which has positioned their Agency as one of the Top Manufacturers Representative Agencies in the Mid Atlantic Region.

The relationships they have cultivated with Architects, Engineers, Contractors and Wholesalers enables them to promote their product lines on their various projects. From Industrial to Residential, from Nursing Homes to Pharmaceutical, they target those applications that lend themselves to a specific need they can fill. For more information about Barbieri & Kline, its services or distribution channels, visit barbierikline.com.

To date, Aquanomix has signed more than 23 manufacturer’s representative firms across the United States and Canada. This expands the Aquanomix sales channel, providing more opportunities to reach potential end-users looking for water optimization and energy saving platforms for HVAC related piping systems solutions.

To learn more about Aquanomix and its products, please peruse our site.

 

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New Manufacturer Rep: Sys-Kool

Aquanomix is thrilled to announce a partnership with Sys-Kool, a manufacturers’ representative firm specializing in sales and service of cooling towers, fluid coolers, and water filtration products serving the power, industrial, air conditioning, and institutional markets in the Midwest – and beyond.

They will be responsible for providing solutions in Colorado, Wyoming, and Arkansas!

Aquanomix delivers water optimization and energy saving platforms for HVAC related piping systems. Aquanomix has pioneered the emerging water reuse market in the U.S. HVAC marketplace. We deliver the building’s water quality and heat exchanger efficiency data into a single portal, straight into the rightful hands of the owners and operators.

Sys-Kool was founded in 2002 as a manufacturers’ representative organization with a focus on cooling towers, fluid coolers, and water filtration products. The company serves the industrial, power, air conditioning and institutional markets in Nebraska, Iowa, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Colorado, and Wyoming. They provide new products, replacement parts, and complete refurbishing of existing cooling towers.

For more information about Sys-Kool, its services or distribution channels, visit http://www.sys-kool.com/.

 

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Aquanomix signs additional representation in the US

Mechanical Equipment Reps will serve as a manufacturer’s representative for Aquanomix and will be responsible for providing solutions throughout Nevada, including Las Vegas.

To date, Aquanomix has signed more than 20 manufacturer’s representative firms across the United States and Canada. This expands the Aquanomix sales channel, providing more opportunities to reach potential end-users looking for water optimization and energy saving platforms for HVAC related piping systems solutions.

Mechanical Equipment Reps is a certified MBE manufacturer’s representative with over 40 years of combined experience committed to providing Owners, Engineers and Contractors unsurpassed service and support in Southern Nevada in the HVAC and Plumbing engineered equipment markets.

To learn more about Aquanomix and its products, visit www.aquanomix.com. For more information about Mechanical Equipment Reps, visit http://www.me-reps.com/.

 

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