The ASSE International Scald Awareness Task Group is now accepting applications as it reforms to develop a new white paper concerning recommended installation practices for residential tankless/on-demand water heaters to reduce the danger of scalds. All task group meetings for this paper will be conducted via conference call — no face-to-face meetings are anticipated. The first conference call will be held in mid-July. Click here for details.
ASSE International has published its fifth scald awareness white paper, Recommended Installation Practices for Residential Storage Type Water Heaters to Reduce the Danger of Scalds, which is available for free download at www.asse-plumbing.org/resources. Developed by the ASSE International Scald Awareness Task Group, this new paper discusses the most common causes of hot water scalds from an improperly installed storage type water heater and how scald injuries can be reduced through proper installation. Read the full release here.