Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. Blog
Green roofs offer a multitude of attractions—economic, environmental, and more. Read on as we explore these benefits and show why this type of green infrastructure deserves serious consideration among commercial building owners.
Commercial building owners and developers can play a pivotal role in improving the health of our waterways by implementing green stormwater infrastructure—green roofs, rain gardens, permeable pavement, and more—into their designs.
Laboratories and commercial kitchens have an important role to play in protecting our environment—starting with what you put down your drains. Read on for an overview of what substances need to stay out of your pipes and why it’s so very important that you follow the rules.
Cannistraro, Boston’s largest mechanical contractor, turned to Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. when sourcing plumbing materials for their new fabrication facility in Boston’s Flynn Marine Park.
Choosing the wrong floor drain for your winery, brewery, or creamery could be disastrous. The last thing you want when you’re making a fermented product is to introduce rogue bacteria into your environment.
Many municipalities require a minimum 100 GPM flow rate for any trench drain used at a Fire Service Access Elevator—a policy now being strictly enforced in San Francisco.
The Orleans Parish Coroner’s Office has been operating out of a former funeral parlor since Hurricane Katrina. After 10 long years, their brand new facility is finally ready!
As the new Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine opens its doors this fall, it may surprise many to learn that it’s new construction.
The new Vikings stadium required thousands of floor drains and toilets. Smith’s Labor Saver® lavatory supports and custom drains helped the plumbing contractor save time and money without compromising the quality of work.
The roofs of our commercial and institutional buildings not only transform the buildings themselves but the surrounding environment as well. Today, many architects include green roofs, also known as vegetative roofs or living roofs, in their designs. These vegetative or green roofs can significantly reduce urban flooding, improve water quality, and protect watersheds because they…
When the City of Scottsdale decided to enclose and climate control the Equidome at the Tony Nelssen Equestrian Center at WestWorld, they had a unique problem. How do you clean the stands efficiently without turning the dirt floor arena into a mud pit?
A request was made recently to explain the differences between the ASSE Standards 1011, 1019, 1052, and 1053. Read on for details!