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The Authority Podcast: Plumbing and Mechanical

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When talking about the built environment, we would do well to remember, "We shape our buildings, and afterwards, our buildings shape us." Therefore, on each episode, we'll discuss the latest trends from IAPMO in plumbing and mechanical safety, sustainability, and resiliency. Join me, your host Christoph Lohr, and together, we'll explore the ways we can make our buildings shape us for the better.

When talking about the built environment, we would do well to remember, "We shape our buildings, and afterwards, our buildings shape us." Therefore, on each episode, we'll discuss the latest trends from IAPMO in plumbing and mechanical safety, sustainability, and resiliency. Join me, your host Christoph Lohr, and together, we'll explore the ways we can make our buildings shape us for the better.

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United States

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When talking about the built environment, we would do well to remember, "We shape our buildings, and afterwards, our buildings shape us." Therefore, on each episode, we'll discuss the latest trends from IAPMO in plumbing and mechanical safety, sustainability, and resiliency. Join me, your host Christoph Lohr, and together, we'll explore the ways we can make our buildings shape us for the better.

Twitter:

@AuthorityPM

Language:

English

Contact:

216-337-1701


Episodes

Episode 5: Troy Benavidez and Sherry Bradley

5/10/2022
On this episode, we'll be speaking with Troy Benavidez, Government Relations and Policy for LIXIL International, about the skilled labor gap in the plumbing profession and sanitation issues around the world, and Sherry Bradley, director of the Bureau of Environmental Services for the state of Alabama, about the Black Belt Unincorporated Wastewater Program (BBUWP) and its collaboration with IAPMO's International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (IWSH) Foundation. To get in touch with Troy...

Duration:00:24:37

Episode 4: Kerry Stackpole, Pete DeMarco, and Nimish Shah, Ph.D

3/29/2022
On this episode, we'll be speaking with a returning guest, Kerry Stackpole, CEO and executive director for Plumbing Manufacturers International, in our news and information segment; Pete DeMarco, IAPMO executive vice president of Advocacy and Research, in our policy segment, and Nimish Shah, Ph.D., and managing director of IAPMO India, in our good vibe segment. To get in touch with Kerry Stackpole, visit www.safeplumbing.org. To get in touch with Pete DeMarco, email...

Duration:00:36:11

Episode 3: Lance MacNevin, Sean Cleary, Jeremy Meyers & Trevor Martin

2/23/2022
acNevin, Director of Engineering for PPI's Building & Construction Division, in our News segment; Sean Cleary, Vice President of Operations for IAPMO's Backflow Prevention Institute, in our Trends segment; and Trevor Martin and Jeremy Meyers, both of Local UA 400 out of Northeast Wisconsin. Contact Lance MacNevin by email at lmacnevin@plasticpipe.org. Contact Sean Cleary by visiting BPI's website at www.iapmobpi.org. Contact Trevor Martin and Jeremy Meyers by visiting Local UA 400's...

Duration:00:32:33

Episode 2: Gary Klein, Brian Potter & Jed Scheuermann

2/1/2022
On this episode, we'll be speaking with Gary Klein, managing director at Gary Klein and Associates, in our policy segment; Brian Potter, structural department manager at DEVITA Inc. in our news segment, and Jed Scheuermann, IAPMO Region 2 field manager and North American program director for IWSH, in our good vibe segment. Contact Gary Klein by email at gary@garykleinassociates.com. Check out Brian Potter's Substack newsletter at https://constructionphysics.substack.com, which has links to...

Duration:00:29:58

Episode 1: Dain Hansen, Darion Ziegler & Michael Lavoie

12/14/2021
Welcome to Season Two of The Authority Podcast: Plumbing and Mechanical. This season will be a little bit different than Season One. In Season Two, each episode will feature three short sections with three different guests. Our first section will be policy and things that are impacting jurisdictions. Our second segment will be news and information and the latest trends of what's going on in the plumbing industry. And finally our third section will cover the good work that the plumbing...

Duration:00:50:14

Season 2 of The Authority Podcast Coming Soon

12/10/2021
Get ready for Season 2 of The Authority Podcast: Plumbing and Mechanical! This season will be a little bit different than Season 1. In this season, each episode will feature three short segments with three different guests. Our first section will cover policy and things that are impacting jurisdictions. Our second segment will cover news, information, and the latest trends in the plumbing industry. And finally, our third section will cover the good work that the plumbing industry is...

Duration:00:00:59

Episode 09: Kaitlin Harris, Seán Kearney & Emma Robbins

7/13/2021
On our final episode of Season 1, we'll finish our conversation about plumbing resiliency with a focus on plumbing equity and bridging plumbing equity gaps. Joining us on this episode are Emma Robbins, DigDeep's Navajo Water Project Executive Director, Kaitlin Harris, DigDeep Field Engineer, and Seán Kearney, Managing Director of the International Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Foundation (IWSH). To learn more about DigDeep, visit https://www.digdeep.org. To learn more about IWSH, visit...

Duration:00:42:32

Episode 08: Kathryn Sorensen

7/6/2021
In this episode, we'll discuss the concept of equity — specifically, plumbing and water equity — with Kathryn Sorensen, Director of Research for the Kyl Center for Water Policy and Professor of Practice at the Watts College of Public Service and Community Solutions. Sorensen served for many years as Director of Phoenix Water Services as well as Director of the City of Mesa Water Resources Department. In these roles she was responsible for the delivery of safe, clean, reliable water for...

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 07: Ron Jones

6/29/2021
In this week's episode, we'll continue our conversation on plumbing resiliency with a focus on sustainability and equity. Our guest this week is Ron Jones, co-founder and president of Green Builder Media, who is recognized as one of the fathers of the green building movement, instrumental in establishing guidelines and programs through NAHB, USGBC, and a variety of regional initiatives. Jones is the charter chairman of the Greenbuilder Coalition, a grassroots nonprofit advocacy group, whose...

Duration:00:32:12

Episode 06 – Part 02: Sarah Porter, Micah Thomas, Pat Sinicropi & Mike Collignon

6/22/2021
This is part two of our two-part series where we'll continue our conversation about plumbing resiliency, drought prevention, and water reuse with Sarah Porter, Director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy; Micah Thomas, Senior Director of Program Development and Compliance at the Green Building Initiative, also known as GBI; Pat Sinicropi, Executive Director at the WateReuse Association; and Mike Collignan, Executive Director...

Duration:00:25:13

Episode 06 – Part 01: Sarah Porter, Micah Thomas, Pat Sinicropi & Mike Collignon

6/15/2021
This is part one of a two-part series where we'll continue our conversation on plumbing resiliency, expanding a little bit more into the weeds on drought prevention and water reuse with Sarah Porter, Director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy; Micah Thomas, Senior Director of Program Development and Compliance at the Green Building Initiative, also known as GBI; Pat Sinicropi, Executive Director at the WateReuse Association;...

Duration:00:25:49

Episode 05 – Part 02: Emma Hughes, Mike Cudahy, Susan Kapetanovic-Marr & Daryn Cline

6/8/2021
Welcome to this week's episode of The Authority Podcast: Plumbing a Mechanical. This is part two of our two-part series where we'll continue our conversation about plumbing resiliency and sustainability with Emma Hughes, Project Manager in the LEED Department at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC); Mike Cudahy, Regulation and Sustainability Specialist for the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association (PPFA); Susan Kapetanovic-Marr, Principal, Sustainability Specialist at Morrison Hershfield;...

Duration:00:26:43

Episode 05 – Part 01: Emma Hughes, Mike Cudahy, Susan Kapetanovic-Marr & Daryn Cline

6/1/2021
Welcome to this week's episode of “The Authority Podcast: Plumbing & Mechanical.” This is part one of a two-part series where we're going to continue our theme of plumbing resiliency and discuss sustainability issues with Emma Hughes, Project Manager in the LEED Department at the U.S. Green Building Council, also known as USGBC; Mike Cudahy, Regulation and Sustainability Specialist for the Plastic Pipe and Fittings Association, also known as PPFA; Susan Kapetanovic-Marr, Principal,...

Duration:00:25:15

Episode 04: Rodolfo Perez & Dan Cole

5/25/2021
Welcome to this week's episode of The Authority Podcast: Plumbing & Mechanical. As we have all season long, we're going to continue our conversation of plumbing resiliency. On today's talk, we're going to focus on the overlap between water efficiency and well-being with Rodolfo Perez, Senior Director, Standard Development, for the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), and Dan Cole, Senior Director of Technical Services at the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical...

Duration:00:42:49

Episode 03 – Part 02: Cynthia Campbell, Terrence McCarthy & DougBennet

5/18/2021
This is part two of our two-part series where we'll continue our conversation about plumbing resiliency and drought prevention with Cynthia Campbell, water resources management advisor for the City of Phoenix; Terrence McCarthy, water resources policy manager for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; and Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority. If you missed part one, we suggest you go back and listen to that episode before continuing...

Duration:00:40:11

Episode 03 – Part 01: Cynthia Campbell, Terrence McCarthy & DougBennet

5/11/2021
This is part one of a two-part series where we'll be speaking about plumbing resiliency, and drought prevention with Cynthia Campbell, water resources management adviser for the city of Phoenix; Terrence McCarthy, water resources policy manager for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power; and finally Doug Bennett, conservation manager for the Southern Nevada Water Authority. This week, we're going to focus on the concept of drought prevention and drought preparation. Cynthia Campbell,...

Duration:00:25:06

Episode 02 – Part 02: Dave Viola, Billy Smith & Kerry Stackpole

5/4/2021
This is part two of our two-part series where we'll continue our conversation about plumbing resiliency with Dave Viola, CEO of IAPMO, Billy Smith, executive director and CEO of ASPE, and Kerry Stackpole, executive director and CEO of PMI. If you missed part one, we suggest you go back and listen to that episode before continuing here. Viola has more than 30 years’ experience as an international executive with an emphasis on water, resilience, safety and efficiency. He took over as IAPMO's...

Duration:00:43:43

Episode 02 – Part 01: Dave Viola, Billy Smith & Kerry Stackpole

4/27/2021
This is part one of a two-part episode in which we’ll be speaking about plumbing resiliency with Dave Viola, CEO of the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO); Billy Smith, executive director and CEO of the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE); and Kerry Stackpole, executive director and CEO of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI). This week, we'll continue our conversation on plumbing resiliency and take a look at the big-picture impact that...

Duration:00:36:44

Episode 01 – Part 02: Mary Ann Dickinson & Janet Stout, PhD

4/20/2021
This is part two of a two-part series discussing creative synthesis, sustainability and water safety with Mary Ann Dickinson, past president and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, and Dr. Janet E. Stout, president of Special Pathogens Laboratory. If you missed part one, we suggest you go back and listen to that episode before continuing here. Mary Ann Dickinson was the president and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the...

Duration:00:21:34

Episode 01 – Part 01: Mary Ann Dickinson & Janet Stout, PhD

4/13/2021
Welcome to the first episode of The Authority Podcast: Plumbing and Mechanical. This is part one of a two-part series discussing creative synthesis, sustainability, and water safety with Mary Ann Dickinson, past President and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, and Dr. Janet E. Stout, president of Special Pathogens Laboratory. Mary Ann Dickinson was the president and CEO of the Alliance for Water Efficiency, a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting the efficient and sustainable...

Duration:00:38:39