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California Green Building Standards (CALGreen), as well as green rating systems such as the NAHB’s and ICC National Green Building Standard (ICC 700-2008), USGBC’s LEED and EnergyStar. The ICC-ES product evaluation program offers a full


range of certification activities, including PMG listings and evaluation of sustainable product attributes. ICC-ES PMG can certify products to AB1953, Annex G of NSF/ANSI 61 and the requirements of WaterSense for free.


SLOAN FLUSHMATE® celebrates 25 years as leader in water savings technologies


FrANkLIN PArk, ILL. — For 25 years, SLOAN FLUSH- MATE® a manufacturer of pressure-assist technology, has been a leader in water conservation in virtually every mar- ket from hotels to schools, commercial buildings and homes. SLOAN FLUSHMATE has proven its ability to consis-


tently develop products that continue to increase water sav- ings and conserve more water than any other water closet flushing mechanism. This is demonstrated with the suc- cessful development of the FLUSHMATE®: from the 1.6 gpf to the 1.28 gpf and now the current FLUSHMATE®


IV one-gallon pres- sure-assist operating system. FLUSHMATE has


saved more than 285 million gallons of water over 25 years, which would com- pare to providing 285,000 people water for one day. Statistics are based on the average household use of 100 gallons of water per day per person with flushing toilets being the number one water usage activity.


Tyler Pipe to get products certified by ICC-ES


ICC EVALUATION SErVICE (ICC-ES) has announced that Tyler Pipe Company, a member of the Cast Iron Soil Pipe Institute (CISPI), has had their cast iron soil pipe and fit- tings certified to the requirements of CISPI 301-2009. Tyler Pipe has been manufacturing quality soil pipe and


fittings for decades. “We are proud to see Tyler Pipe join the long list of reputable companies that have chosen ICC-ES


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