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Understanding thermoplastic double-wall piping

As its name suggests, a double-wall piping system is essentially one piping system within another. The inner pipe is referred to as the ‘primary’ pipe, while the outer is the ‘secondary’ or ‘containment’ pipe. The goal of these double-wall assemblies is to create a failsafe system where the secondary piping would contain any leaked fluid if a failure occurred in the primary piping. Available in various materials, double-wall piping systems are ideal for many applications.

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Code Blue: Shifting toward water efficiency in Canada

Increasing urbanization, industrial growth, aging infrastructure, and the growing effects of climate change have made water issues a much more important item on the Canadian agenda. As the built environment expands, so does its impact on the country’s many watersheds. Pressure is mounting through various policy vehicles and guidelines for architects, engineers, and builders to play a larger role in addressing the impact of new projects on the hydrological system.

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