Category Archives: Guest Blogs

When Art Meets Science…

There are times when different disciplines and arts converge with each other to provide outstanding results – the work of the talented Slovenian-born Dr Vesna Petresin, BSc PhD FRSA is one such example, with a lot of the subjects she … Continue reading

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Studor – the Innovators, not the Imitators!

The foundation for Studor to lead the industry with drainage ventilation technology was laid by Sture Ericson (co-founder of Studor), when he applied for the patent on his first designed Air Admittance Valve (AAV) – the Bjare Valve – in … Continue reading

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World Plumbing Day 2017

march 11, every year… everywhere Plumbing – Vital to Global Health Because Every Day is World Plumbing Day Yes, another year has gone by since the last World Plumbing Day (WPD), and here we are again with the opportunity to … Continue reading

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An Update from Graduate Engineer Iris Jiang

Hands-on practical experience with Eco-Bay and the Studor products:   On 22 June 2016 graduate engineer Iris Jiang was the focus of that day’s interview in honour of the 2016 National Women in Engineering Day. She has recently returned to … Continue reading

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Learning about Building Design in the Big Apple

A Guest Blog from Steve White Between 26 and 30 October, 2015, I was invited to attend the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat conference at the Grand Hyatt, New York. This was the first time I’d attended the event, … Continue reading

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PRoBE – Pathogen Research in the Built Environment

PRoBE is a new research initiative to provide the knowledge to address the growing issues of pathogen spread in building systems. PRoBE was established at Heriot-Watt University with the aim of characterising and defining the aerosolisation, transmission, and infection risk … Continue reading

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Cutting Red Tape vs. Consumer Protection in Australia

The Australian government is reviewing red tape and regulatory costs, whilst trying to protect the interest of consumers – an example of this is the WaterMark Certification System. This scheme is used to certify plumbing and drainage products, and materials … Continue reading

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Plumbing Industry Insights from Australia

  This blog shares the insights of Michael Mekhitarian, director of Studor Australia Pty Ltd.  Michael is a highly experienced certified practising accountant (CPA), he sits on the board of several companies and is the president of the Parramatta Chamber … Continue reading

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Transient Free Surface flows in Building Drainage Systems

Guest blog by Dr. Michael Gormley MSc MPhil PhD CEng MCIBSE MIET FHEA Dr. Michael Gormley is a specialist in water supply and drainage as well as an electrical building services engineer. Here he shares with us here about his … Continue reading

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