Archive for September 2010


Uponor’s Paul McCulloch Appointed to ICC Development Committee for Fire Sprinkler Exam

Posted on September 24, 2010 by John OReilly

Paul McCulloch, technical support supervisor for Fire Safety at Uponor, was recently appointed to the Residential Fire Sprinkler Design and Installation Exam Development Committee by the International Code Council® (ICC) Board for International Professional Standards (BIPS). The appointment is a three-year term from Sept. 2, 2010, through Dec. 31, 2013.

According to a letter from Greg Wheeler, chair of the BIPS, McCulloch was chosen because the Board felt he would “make a significant contribution to the success of the committee.”

McCulloch, who started with Uponor in 2003, has been designing, installing and training on residential fire sprinkler systems for more than 12 years.

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American Standard Opens Innovative New Showroom: The OR/DP Case Study

Posted on September 10, 2010 by Nora DePalma

Now open in Piscataway, NJ, the new American Standard Design Center Showroom features state-of-the-art, environmentally-friendly design concepts to showcase both the style and performance of the company’s kitchen, bath, and commercial product lines. The flexible display space is designed to allow showroom owners and building professionals to fully experience the “total bath and kitchen solutions” offered by American Standard Brands.

The new showroom also makes the most of its restroom space, turning the conventional bathrooms into mini-showrooms of their own. The restrooms feature striking fixtures from JADO, Porcher, and American Standard as well as colorful, contemporary lamps and other accessories.

O’Reilly/DePalma showroom market experts created this case study for American Standard Brands.  Click here to read more about the new Design Center Showroom or view our gallery of images by TJ Klein photography, collaborating with O’Reilly/DePalma.

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