Mechanical

HB McClure Company recently announced that current employee-owner, Sara Kann, has been promoted to the position of corporate development manager.

Kann has been with HB...more...

Shapiro & Duncan, Inc. hired Leslie Titcomb, who will join the team as HVAC service manager. Titcomb joins Shapiro & Duncan with 25 years of...more...

Milwaukee Tool invited 23 media professionals to take a tour of its Sawzall blade facility in Greenwood, Mississippi last March.

Although the plant also makes...more...

Held in San Diego in the first week of March, the Mechanical Contractors of America Association (MCAA) annual convention was the largest attended show in...more...

It’s been more than 300 days since the 2016 National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Conference & Expo wrapped up in Las Vegas. Attendees learned from...more...

Full service plumbing operataion Accurate H2O Plumbing had a problem that began around five or six years ago, according to owners Joe and Heather Miller. ...more...

TDIndustries delivers a comprehensive approach to mechanical construction, operations and maintenance. Since 1946, TD has provided innovative engineering, construction and facilities services that optimize the...more...

There we were, all crammed into the family station wagon on our way upstate for our annual McCormack summer vacation. It was a trip we...more...

Building information models are rich with data that many estimators are tapping into to improve their understanding of projects and the accuracy of their estimates....more...

TDIndustries has been named No. 11 on People magazine’s first-ever “Companies That Care” list. The list, which includes 50 companies from across the country, honors organizations...more...

Shapiro & Duncan, Inc. was recognized by Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. with the Eagle Award for Mechanical Projects $10 million and above for its...more...

PHC News set out to look for the Top Contractors — plumbing, HVAC and mechanical — across the U.S., and what we found were some...more...

﷯A﷯re you talking with owners about what types of systems they use in their facilities?﷯ If so, how often? ﷯They talk about the challenges﷯ with...more...

RPA Executive Director Mark Eatherton announced his decision to step down after four years and return to private business.

The Radiant Professionals Alliance held its Annual...more...

It’s time again to pass on the reins of leadership, and the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will do just that at its annual...more...

﷯Since leading a successful company in these challenging times can be a daunting task for even for the most experienced business executives, attendees of MCAA...more...

﷯Widely known as the Education Association, the Mechanical Contractors of America Association (MCAA) will convene in San Diego, March 5-9, for its annual convention. The...more...

The GRINNELL Mechanical Suite for Revit treats pipe like pipe, accurately drawing grooved piping systems while using GRINNELL grooved products, something standard AutoDesk Revit software...more...

RK Mechanical, Inc. received official notice in late November 2016 that it has retained its ISO certification and has successfully transitioned from the ISO 9001:2008...more...

In accordance with the IAPMO Regulations Governing Committee Projects, IAPMO would like to announce that a Tentative Interim Amendment (TIA) to the 2015 edition of...more...

Employees. Customers. Finances. Operations. While they seem like four random topics, they are pieces to a company’s puzzle for success. For J.C. Cannistraro, a family-owned...more...

Growing up under my parent’s roof, my siblings and I were constantly surrounded by motivational and inspirational information from them both. Everywhere we turned in...more...

Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan stood along with members of Plumbers Local 98, Mechanical Contractors Association of Detroit (MCA Detroit) and their Joint Apprentice Training Committee...more...

The maX Utility Gloves line now includes the #12491 maX Dominion Gloves, 100 Grams Thermal Insulation. The gloves feature molded rubber protection pads on the...more...

The LX205T Wi-Fi Touch Thermostat is designed for electric under floor heating applications, and can control LX Floor Warming Mats, LX Floor Warming Cables, or...more...

Leaders who understand the importance of their team cohesively maneuvering the demanding, vastly changing trades tend to stick out. They also understand the value of...more...

We are located about 70 miles south of Atlanta in the center of the state. My customer who works for a general contractor in South...more...

TDIndustries has been named one of the 2016 Best Workplaces for Latinos, by global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune magazine....more...

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association awarded its annual HVAC Contractor of the Year Award to Scott Kellam, owner of Kellam Mechanical. Virginia Beach, Va. Recognizing excellence in...more...

Rheem and Powerhouse Dynamics announced a new partnership to install SiteSage sensors on Rheem’s H2AC Rooftop Unit, the first and only integrated air and water...more...

Limbach Holdings, Inc. will begin trading on NASDAQ under the symbol “LMB” as of the opening of trading on Nov. 16.

Charlie Bacon, Limbach’s CEO,...more...

LG Electronics USA has introduced the industry’s first single-phase VRF (variable refrigerant flow) 5-ton heat recovery system for the U.S. market as part of the...more...

BrassCraft Safety+PLUS excess flow valves and connectors incorporate state-of-the-art technology with precision  engineering, providing an advanced solution to homeowners that helps protect against gas related...more...

Neptune Plumbing aims “to be the standard by which all respectable plumbing contractors are measured.” This is not a stance they take lightly and means...more...

It was a sunshine-filled Saturday morning. My son Mason, myself and my wife Azure, were just finishing up our pancake breakfast. “Alright everyone, let’s get...more...

ACCA has opened registration for the new Business Technology & Operations Forum (BTO), taking place Oct. 25 - 26, 2016, in Cincinnati. The event is...more...

Fujitsu General America, Inc., based in Fairfield, N.J., has announced the hiring of Matt Peterson as president and chief operating officer, and the retirement of...more...

Cold Craft, Inc., which specializes in mechanical installation for new construction, renovation, and retrofit of commercial, residential luxury and industrial facilities projects, has added an...more...

It was a sun-filled Saturday morning in early May, when a call came in to my cell phone via text message reading, “Water heater is...more...

ACCO Engineered Systems will join forces with All Area Plumbing, a regional design build plumbing contractor serving Southern California. Adding the proven capability of All...more...

For use in tubing for industrial, instrumental, soft drink machines or science projects, the B&K offering has what you need, included in this offering are...more...

The patent-pending Toilet Clamp for wood floor installations fixes wobbly toilets from the top down without removing the toilet. More than two clamps can be...more...

Johnson Controls will celebrate the grand opening of its newest Source 1 HVAC Supply Center, 1607 Eastport Plaza Drive, Collinsville, Ill., from 12 noon to...more...

Beacon/Morris is pleased to announce its Twin-Flo III Golden Ticket “scratch and win” promotion.

Starting Aug. 1, 2016, every Twin-Flo III kickspace unit heaters will include...more...

Xylem Inc. and its Bell & Gossett (B&G) brand released the latest generation of their intelligent pump controller/market-leading variable frequency drive, further strengthening its portfolio...more...

Johnson Controls will celebrate the grand opening of seven new Source 1 HVAC Supply Centers in Illinois, Michigan and Missouri this fall. Source 1 is...more...

“Alright gentleman, here’s the game. We’re going to play five card stud, and threes are the wild card,” my father said to the six people...more...

Family-owned and operated Interstate Mechanical Contractors, Knoxville, Tenn., is announcing the launch of a new company – Interstate Mechanical Service. The birth of this new...more...

The NFPA Conference & Expo will bring together professionals from all ends of the spectrum — design, construction and building operations. The goals of this...more...

“Alright, Sean. Are you ready to handle your first weekend of running this company?” my dad asked me over the phone.  It was Friday, and...more...

MSouth Equity Partners has acquired Southern Air & Heat Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Pulte Capital Partners LLC.

Southern Air & Heat is a...more...

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute announced May 13 that its Controls Product Section will be divided into two new sections: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (ACR)...more...

Last year, the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) hosted its first Construction Technology Conference. Due to popular demand, MCAA is bringing the conference back...more...

Shortly after their marriage, young farmers Keith and Jenessa Frey learned that the property next to the family’s farm was up for sale; they jumped...more...

Climatech, a Pittsburgh-based HVAC contractor, was founded in 1972 by Mitchell Taback. Mitchell and his staff built Climatech into one of the top-quality installation and...more...

“Dada, Dada! Dada, are you awake yet?” Mason asked, sitting two inches from my face. “Huh? What? Mason, go back to bed,” I replied. “Dada, it’s...more...

The AOU45RLXFZ heat pump system permits connection of between two and five indoor units to one outdoor condensing unit. This system offers high efficiency operation...more...

Eastern Energy Expo (EEE) 2016 is the premier trade show for the energy and comfort industries. The goal of this joint event is to provide...more...

H.B. McClure, based in Harrisburg, Pa., has acquired Mainhart Mechanical, Dillsburg, Pa.

It’s the 11th acquisition for McClure since 2010.

"We are becoming known as...more...

McKinstry, based in Seattle, Wash., has introduced Robotic Total Station technology in constructing the 88,000 sq. ft. four-story Matilda Building in Spokane, Wash.

While BIM...more...

DiversiTech Corp., has purchased Quick-Sling LLC., a manufacturer of mounting products for residential, commercial and industrial HVAC equipment

The acquisition, completed April 12, provides wholesalers...more...

EMCOR Group said April 15 that it has completed its acquisition of Ardent Services, LLC and Rabalais Constructors for a purchase price of $205 million...more...

Samuel A. Shuman of Speer Mechanical, Columbus, OH, and MCAA past president died at 89 on April 12. Shuman, a graduate of Penn State University,...more...

The Mechanical Contractors Association became the first local association to contribute $500,000 to the MCAA’s Mechanical Contracting Education & Research Foundation. The foundation was founded...more...

As we do each year, this spring PHC News reached out to contractors and contracting firms in order to convey to our readers the state...more...

CCI Mechanical, Inc. based in Salt Lake City, is a full-service design-build mechanical contractor that provides its own in-house design, engineering and construction as well...more...

“Rich are you still awake?” I whispered to my brother. “Yes, I’m still awake,” he replied. Back in my teenage years, my brother Rich and I shared...more...

The Northern Mechanical/Plumbing Contractors’ Association (NMPCA) of Duluth announced the launch of their new brand, including a new logo, website and Facebook page.

The new...more...

Each year mechanical construction and service companies that have demonstrated the highest level of safety compete for the sought-after MCAA Safety Excellence Awards Program.

Southwest...more...

During my early college years at St. Thomas Aquinas College, I was juggling academics, my music career and working on the weekends with my father,...more...

The SmartPlug will optimize hot water system efficiency and reduce electrical consumption up to 94 percent while saving 12,000 gallons of water per year. The...more...

Panasonic Heating & Air Conditioning Group introduced enhancements to its Dealer Rewards Program including expanded benefits for dealers, contractors and end users across the country....more...

Noble Company Products Include Innovations for Tile, Plumbing, Heating/Cooling and Fire Sprinkler Industries

Cleveland-based Federal Process Corporation, a diversified building product and specialty chemical manufacturer...more...

It’s one thing to develop a massive, 53-foot long exhibit trailer to be pulled behind a polished big rig cab.  It’s quite another to learn...more...

ACCA board votes to renew term of contractor and PHC News columnist Dan Foley. 

The North American Technician Excellence (NATE) board of trustees has announced...more...

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) serves over 2,800 firms involved in the heating, air conditioning, refrigeration, plumbing, piping and mechanical fields. The organization...more...

There isn’t much to dispute about the existence of training and education in the industry. Almost everyone has sat in on a seminar at an...more...

“Mama! Dada! It’s Christmas morning! It’s Christmas morning!” Mason screamed at the top of his lungs at 6:00 a.m. at the foot of our bed. ...more...

Harris Cos., based in St. Paul, Minn., has purchased Summit Mechanical, the mechanical and commercial plumbing divisions of Summit Fire Protection Co., also based in...more...

Centrotherm Eco Systems announces that its InnoFlue brand of polypropylene gas flue vent systems is now approved for use with Lennox Merit, Signature, and Elite...more...

Well Sean, I have something to tell you,” said, Vinney, my drum instructor as he sat beside me getting ready to wrap up the lesson....more...

Well Sean, I have something to tell you,” said, Vinney, my drum instructor as he sat beside me getting ready to wrap up the lesson....more...

Fuji Electric Corp. of America has announced that they have begun manufacturing their FRENIC-HVAC Combination Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) in the company’s new factory in...more...

Comfort Systems entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 40 percent noncontrolling interest in Environmental Air Systems effective Jan 1.

In November 2011 Comfort...more...

Mergers and acquisitions. Oftentimes, when someone hears this phrase they think of lawyers or banking. It is doubtful that a single-location, small business like the...more...

UTC, owner of air conditioning manufacturer Carrier, is to acquire a majority stake in Italian HVAC company Riello.

UTS subsidiary United Technologies Holdings Italy Srl...more...

Inspectors have discovered mold growing in heating and air conditioning ducts of the $1.2 billion U.S. Strategic Command headquarters under construction at Offutt Air Force...more...

Industry input is being sought into a proposal to modify portions of ASHRAE’s refrigeration safety standard to incorporate subclass 2L flammability classifications.

Addendum to ANSI/ASHRAE...more...

Danfoss broke ground on a new state-of-the-art laboratory for the testing of HVACR equipment. The new center also will facilitate training and serve as a...more...

Emergent legislation would give U.S. political officials flexibility to override proposed updates to the ASHRAE 90.1 standard for energy performance in buildings. The North American...more...

Building Information Modeling (BIM) can take on many aspects when designing and constructing property, depending on individual roles in a project’s process as well as...more...

While I was lying in my warm, comfortable bed with a cool, crisp breeze blowing through the open window, I took a deep breath, stretched...more...

EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems helped Molina Healthcare obtain $1 million in rebates ($997,500 to be exact) through Southern California Edison’s Permanent Load Shift program...more...

The 5 Series product line now joins the 3 Series products in offering the next generation of aluminum air coils. All-aluminum coils were first developed...more...

At least two companies are developing Wi-Fi-connected air vents that the companies say will intelligently redistribute airflow through a home to lower energy use and...more...

Danfoss, a leading manufacturer of high-efficiency electronic and mechanical components and controls for air-conditioning, heating, refrigeration, industrial, and water systems, was recognized by the Air-Conditioning,...more...

Nominations are open for an ACCA contractor member company known for stellar spirit of giving and charitable work for the 2016 Skip Snyder Humanitarian Award....more...

Heat – whether in designing a building in Qatar or a temporary structure for heat illness victims – was the focus of two ASHRAE competitions...more...

SeattlePI.com reports on an inventive new system to heat Amazon’s new campus in a Seattle, Wash., that will be heated by otherwise wasted warmth from...more...

LG Electronics USA celebrated the opening of its new LG Air Conditioning Systems Headquarters outside of Atlanta. At 40,000 square feet, this state-of-the-art facility is...more...

“I really hope it’s only 3:00a.m. right now. I still need at least three more hours of sleep,” I said to myself as I laid...more...

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) today announced that John Lanier, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of North American Technician Excellence (NATE), will perform the...more...

A Minnesota Appeals Court panel on Oct. 13 threw out a state fire sprinkler requirement for larger new homes, saying a state agency failed to...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials has released the hardcopy and digital versions of its 2015 edition of the Uniform Solar Energy and...more...

Hundreds of people were evacuated Saturday afternoon from Terminal 3 at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

According to airport spokesperson Greg Meyer, a contractor working at...more...

As part of a $250 million investment GE Appliances is making in the three-year period ending in 2016 at its Appliance Park manufacturing location in...more...

The mission of the Mechanical Contracting Education and Research Foundation (MCERF) is to articulate and fund the mechanical contracting industry’s critical human resource and research...more...

Blueberries are to pie what Helen’s Restaurant is to Machias, Maine. As a matter of fact, Life magazine named Helen’s blueberry pie as the best...more...

"Well Sean, it’s either you or me who has to sneak behind that tight boiler and make that repair. Since I’m the one climbing up...more...

Alan D. Givens, president and owner of Parrish Services, Manassas, Virginia, recently received the "PHCC HVAC Contractor of the Year Award" given annually by the...more...

Three top HVAC apprentices received awards in the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors–National Association Educational Foundation's third annual National HVAC Apprentice Contest, held on Sept. 30-Oct. 1 in...more...

The Grundfos PACOpaQ® is a fully-integrated and compact HVAC packaged pumping system designed for chilled and hot water distribution, condenser water, geothermal loop, district heating...more...

That’s the questions answered in the October issue of Fortune, which looks at Emerson as it tries to cross a digital bridge between HVAC equipment...more...

Danfoss, announced EMCOR Services Mesa Energy Systems, Irvine, Calif., is the winner of the sixth annual EnVisioneer of the Year award.

Launched in 2010, the...more...

In applications where space, installation cost and efficiency are concerns, SlimLine Ceiling Cassettes from Airedale are an ideal solution. They are available in a choice...more...

Louisville Business First reports that the Sullivan College of Technology and Design, Louisville, Ky., has established a 35-member advisory board that includes HVAC/R industry contractors,...more...

The News-Press, a Fort Myers, Fla., newspaper reports that Bruno Air Conditioning, Bonita Springs. Fla., is manufacturing its own AC units.

Louis Bruno, owner of...more...

A model supermarket, complete with refrigerated cases, dry goods shelves and point-of-sale terminals is under construction by Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson....more...

Effective earlier this year, Fujitsu Halcyon mini-split and HFI systems installed by licensed contractors, with submitted online registration, now have a 10-year parts and compressor...more...

In 49 states, especially in booming regions like the San Francisco Bay Area, the construction-related job outlook is strong and rising. Only Hawaii has missed...more...

Steve Solla used to be easy to find. During the day, you could track him down at the mailroom of a pharmaceutical company. At night,...more...

It’s not uncommon to see “customer service” mentioned in a company’s mission statement or motto. However, for All Star Home Services, of Miami-Dade, Fla., catering...more...

Sean…Sean…Sean. Come on, it’s time to get up,” my dad said, as he was shaking me from my sleep. “OK, OK, I’m getting up,” I told...more...

With recent research showing that ultrafine particles are more hazardous to human health than originally thought, higher-efficiency filters should be used, according to the newly...more...

From pickups to vans, contractors submitted their “mobile offices” for the third edition of PHC News magazine’s work truck spotlight.

Click here to view the PowerPoint presentation. ...more...

Congressmen Jim Langevin (D-RI) and Tom Reed (R-NY) have introduced the Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act of 2015, which would create expedited tax incentives for property...more...

The fourth edition of ISH Shanghai & CIHE – Shanghai International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning will take place this year from 23...more...

It’s the ultimate final touch for a garage or workshop: a customized unit heater, available now in camo (“Huntin’ Dawg”), diamond plate (“Diamond Dawg”), carbon...more...

QuestVapco announces regional winners in its “Snap-a-Selfie” Photo Contest for July:

  • Aaron McGee, McGee’s Mechanical, Okla.
  • Nathan Rathjen, Heart of America Service Company, Kan.
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After the New York City Council last week passed legislation to require the inspection of city cooling towers for the legionella bacteria, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...more...

MCAA's Model Permit-Required Confined Space Program for Construction is now available. The new program, which is free to members, makes it easy and cost-effective to...more...

With 12 confirmed dead and more than 120 cases of infection due to legionellosis, New York City Council on Thursday adopted legislation that requires adherence...more...

From OESP:

As a tribute to Dan Holohan's support of our industry, the Oil & Energy Services Professionals established a scholarship in his name....more...

It was a Sunday evening and my wife Azure, our son Mason and I had just finished up dinner at one of our favorite Italian...more...

The Altus AFB Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning shop is responsible for regulating the temperature throughout all base facilities, maintaining workable and livable environments and...more...

Keeping building occupants comfortable while minimizing energy use is a balancing act for engineers who design HVAC&R systems and buildings. One way they can achieve...more...

Climate change is expected to decrease heating demand and increase cooling demand for buildings and affect outdoor thermal comfort, according to research published in Scientific...more...

Ecovent, the maker of an intelligent home zoning system that delivers complete room-by-room climate control, announced that it has closed a $6.9 million Series A...more...

EVAPCO, Inc., has purchased the assets of Clearwater Systems Corporation. This acquisition combines two industry innovators and provides a path for pulse-power water treatment to...more...

Are you too hot at the office? Are you too cold? Or is it just right? Bloomberg Business reports that some tech firms are hoping...more...

Fujitsu has introduced a new Wi-Fi solution for its Halcyon line. This Wi-Fi tool allows installers to operate a Fujitsu Halcyon mini split system from...more...

File this under “The Good Old Days Weren’t All That Good.” The Library of Congress recently compiled pictures of people cooling off before the popularization...more...

Charles Allen was hard at work shining shoes at a Las Vegas casino when the right man sat down at his station. Kenneth D. Goodrich,...more...

“How can I make you smile today?” That is the first statement that you hear when Jeannne Petri, office operations manager at Petri Plumbing...more...

Continued growth. Since 1989, that is what Fite Plumbing, headquartered in Plainfield, Ind., has been striving for.

This year that goal is being carried out...more...

Leslie Heating & Cooling has been serving the residential, commercial and industrial arenas of Chicagoland for over 25 years. By “serving,” the company means taking...more...

It was a beautiful Sunday afternoon with the sun shining bright, birds chirping and a nice breeze in the air. Nothing mattered more in the...more...

XL Catlin and Financial Risk Solutions, Inc. have entered an exclusive underwriting agreement to offer Chill-Pro contractual liability insurance coverage for HVAC contractors in the U.S....more...

Lancaster, Penn. – UGI Utilities donated $25,000 to the Lancaster County Career Technology Foundation to improve the training of students studying heating, ventilation and air...more...

The new 15 Series single-split ductless residential system is a wall-mount system that provides energy-efficient performance and enhanced indoor comfort control. Available in both heat...more...

The REMI Network reports that the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute and the United Nations Environmental Programme have agreed to work together on the development...more...

EcoVent, which plans to sell a “smart thermostat” that controls a room-by-room heating and cooling system, raised almost $7 million in new investor funding,...more...

Milwaukee – Johnson Controls introduces the new Champion brand of residential and light commercial heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) products, designed to deliver reliability, energy...more...

It was a typical Monday evening when I arrived home from a long day of work. I was greeted at

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Almost a year to date, on June 24, 2014, owners of a ranch style home in Jackson, Mich. decided they were ready to try out...more...

A heating and air-conditioning unit weighing several tons came untethered from a crane and fell 30 stories to the ground in Midtown Manhattan on Sunday,...more...

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) will host its first technology conference, “The Best of Now, The Best of Next,” from June 8 -...more...

A full year has come to a close with 2014 posting a 5 percent increase in total construction spending over the year ended 2013. Private...more...

“Mission complete, Dad. Toilet is in, looking good. No leaks. No runs. No errors,” I said to my father over the phone.

“Perfect! Head over...more...

Shark Model 800 1/2 hp grinder recommended for residential lift-stations typically managed by 1/2 h sewage ejectors. The new, free-standing 11/2-inch NPT discharge, 115 volt...more...

“It’s all about community.” If there were a tagline to Jim Godbout’s business, it’d fit. Based in Biddeford, Maine, Jim Godbout Plumbing, Heating & Air...more...

NorthShore Skokie Hospital

NorthShore Skokie Hospital, founded in 1963, is in the midst of a multi-year, $300 million renovation initiative to expand its clinical services,...more...

Every jobsite offers unique challenges. When it comes to higher-end residential or commercial installations, there are typically few choices to make selecting the right solution...more...

The annual Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) Convention was held in Maui, HI, on March 8-12. PhcNews Publisher Dave Schulte was on hand to...more...

In 1918, a company formed with a clear mission: to provide communities in the Minneapolis Saint Paul area with the most reliable home-plumbing service. For...more...

Every survey that Phc News conducts is an opportunity to hear from the heartbeat of our industry: the reader. Readers help us understand industry habits,...more...

My alarm sounded early that Saturday morning, and I slowly opened my eyes. The sun was peeking through my window, and I could smell the...more...

Waldwick, N.J.  – Armistead Mechanical, Inc., a provider of mechanical construction, engineering and contracting services throughout the New Jersey/New York area, was presented with a...more...

The new edition of the National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NAECA) from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is set to take effect in April....more...

It was a cold afternoon as my father and I sat in his truck. The only thing keeping me warm

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The Dialysis Box ncorporates all the required components of the dialysis procedure’s protected potable water supply and sanitary waste in one

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Rockville, Md. – Safety Week 2015 will be held May 4-8. MCAA has joined more than 40 construction companies and trade associations to inspire the industry...more...

New York, NY. -Fujitsu offers new literature for both lines of their Energy Star®-qualified high efficiency, floor-mounted mini-split heat pump systems with heating that operates...more...

Lanham, Md. – Sean Duffy, H&D Mechanical, was installed as the 2015 president of the Mechanical Contractors Association of Metropolitan Washington (MCAMW) at their January...more...

All of the trick-or-treating was completed and we had ourselves one happy, hyper, little Spiderman, who was ready to knock

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There I was staring down at the very healthy spread of hors d’oeuvres, which lay in front of me on

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ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America

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ROCKVILLE, Md. — Building an effective and successful team to carry

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Common plumbing service call scenarios involve customers who need something fixed with their toilet, sink or tub. The residential plumber provides such services regularly, in...more...

It was a lazy Saturday afternoon. I was laying on my couch with the TV remote in hand, while the other was in what was...more...

FALLS CHURCH, Va. — Mike Montano, an authority in trust marketing, review management, and online reputation, stresses that “trust is the new trend in ‘Search.’”...more...

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Mueller Industries contributed $100,000 to The Mechanical Contracting

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It was 3:00am. My dog, Norman, shot me a look and began to whine and continued to look out into the bedroom hallway. 

“Lay down...more...

The year 1969 was remembered by folks in Spokane, Wash. as one of extremes. In February, they had record cold temps – minus 11°F, substantially...more...

With cloud computing and mobile devices providing more on-the-go access to complex data and systems, the power of business management software keeps on growing. What...more...

As I lay in the most comfortable bed in the world, I slowly opened up my eyes, stretched, turned to my left and saw my...more...

There I was, sitting in one of my favorite places to eat. It was a big night out because it was my birthday. But, not...more...

It was an early Saturday morning, and I was responding to a call from a new customer. I spoke with the woman on the phone...more...

Health care continues to be an important and growing market for the plumbing industry and for the construction sector as a whole. Even when the...more...

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure when it comes to a properly designed, installed, and maintained pipe insulation system. Mechanical insulation...more...

“I could easily run past my Mom, grab and turn the handle, run down that hallway, out that door and escape! I’d be free!” I...more...

After a long day of work, I was on my way to meet a gentleman who worked at Provident Bank Park, which is the home...more...

Common plumbing service call scenarios involve customers who need something fixed with their toilet, sink or tub. The residential plumber provides such services regularly, in...more...

No doubt, it’s a scenario you have encountered — and successfully managed — on any number of occasions: A home or business owner wants a...more...