April 2017

Rinnai America Corporation’s Super-High-Efficiency-Plus (SE+) Series Tankless Water Heating System is going to be featured in the HGTV Smart Home 2017. Located in Scottsdale, Arizona,...more...

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Greenlee Textron Inc.

Greenlee Textron Inc., introduces a new line of Next Generation tool bags. The Next Generation bags are engineered to reduce strain on the user and...more...

Fujitsu General America’s Product Department is now part of the Sales Division. Several organizational changes have happened as a result of growth and expansion within...more...

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Sloan

The AER-DEC integrated sink system comes with a soap dispenser, faucet, hand dryer and sink basin all designed to work together to form a touch-free...more...

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Sloan

A new sixteen-page brochure, that highlights the Full Line Flushometer Collection, gives architects, engineers and building owners a consolidated outlet to browse through Sloan's complete...more...

The Texas Workforce Commission has awarded Blinn College, Brenham, Texas, a $195,000 Building and Construction Trades Grant to establish new plumbing and carpentry programs at...more...

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PVI Industries, LLC 

The TURBOPOWER 96 gas-fired, fire-tube, storage water heater features 96 percent thermal efficiency. The product also comes with a tank and removable heat exchanger fabricated...more...

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Unitraka Limited

The Unitraka GPS Tracker requires no sim card and has no monthly fee. Users can put the tracker on anything, and then can obtain the...more...

ServiceTitan, enterprise software for residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical services businesses in the U.S., is partnering with home improvement consumer financing provider TURNS Financing Services....more...

bluefrog Plumbing + Drain was the only plumbing service franchise to be named to Entrepreneur magazine's 2017 Top New Franchises list.

The list recognizes...more...

M&D Mechanical Contractors, Inc., Decatur, Alabama, earned the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Safety & Health Achievement Recognition Program.

According to OSHA’s website, “the...more...

PHCC Ohio has announced the installation of its 2017-18 Board of Directors and Officers.

The board was installed at the 2017 ACCO/PHCC Ohio Convention...more...

TOTO USA hosted a donor appreciation event in its flagship experiential Gallery for Habitat for Humanity New York City (Habitat NYC) to celebrate its product...more...

American Plumbing Heating and Solar Inc. is one of three finalists in the Actively Green category of the Vail Valley Partnership's 2016 Success Awards. The...more...

T&S Brass, a manufacturer of foodservice and commercial plumbing products, has completed a renovation of its customer contact center to provide additional space for the...more...

ACCA, the Indoor Environment and Energy Efficiency Association, released the ACCA Technical Bulletin 2017-1 (entitled Commercial Refrigeration Line Sizing).

This Technical Bulletin discusses the...more...

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Schneider Electric

Schneider Electric announced the debut of Pressure Independent Balancing and Control Valves in North America for improved valve functionality and temperature control in buildings. The...more...

The National Association of Home Builders recently surveyed adults ages 18 to 25 to gauge how this age group feels about a career in the...more...

California Faucets, manufacturer of bath and kitchen fixtures, is strengthening its leadership team with two promotions on the executive level and a new senior manager,...more...

The McElroy Acrobat — a hydraulic butt fusion machine originally designed for the plumbing and mechanical industry — is now available for the underground/construction market....more...

ServiceTitan, the enterprise software for residential HVAC, plumbing and electrical service businesses in the U.S., is partnering with home services background check and reputation management...more...

The Kohler Signature Store by First Supply has become the first retail space in the U.S. to receive Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)...more...

Designed for use in the Water Softener and Domestic Plumbing Markets, the new ProLock Fitting Range from John Guest is available in 3/8 to 1...more...

Trilogy Plumbing, Inc., which specializes in new construction, has chosen to install JG fittings in the construction of their first multi-million dollar custom home....more...

Research focused on residential properties in Arizona, California, Colorado, Georgia and Texas.

Water-efficient toilets could potentially save up to 170 billion potable gallons...more...

Tens of thousands of fake listings are added to Google Maps each month that scam consumers into employing unaccredited contractors, a new study has found....more...

J.C. Whitlam Manufacturing Company has hired Jason Seelman as the eastern regional sales manager for the Plumbing, HVAC, Waterworks, Irrigation and Fire Protection markets....more...

Rinnai America Corporation completed its sponsorship of the Rinnai 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) this past March.

Rinnai's involvement...more...

American Standard and DXV have announce opened a new industrial design studio in New York City, as well as the addition of four new designers...more...

TDIndustries’ CEO Harold MacDowell has been named No. 7 in an Inc. magazine feature that focuses on unique leadership throughout the world. The feature, “...more...

U.S. Chemical Safety Board joins OSHA in federal investigation.

A fourth person has died from injuries sustained when a boiler described...more...

Gerber has released its newly refreshed Gerber Rewards Program for plumbing professionals.

After months of polling thousands of plumbers, builders and other industry professionals...more...

Matt Sigler, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) technical director , has added two more committee appointments to his list of active plumbing industry leadership posts....more...

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Taco Comfort Solutions

The Taco 0015e3 is the only three-setting, ECM-powered circulator on the market. With three settings, the 0015e3 variable speed, high-efficiency ECM motor uses up to...more...

The International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) convened the Water Efficiency and Sanitation Standard (WE•Stand) Technical Committee (TC) meeting to resolve public comments...more...

Three people were killed and four others are injured after a boiler exploded in St. Louis on April 3. Fire department officials said the accident...more...

ServiceTitan has partnered with home services marketing company VitalStorm to allow for end-to-end online ad campaign tracking.

“Home service business owners deserve the best...more...

Bill Lee, chairman of Lee Co. says he's close to jumping into the Tennessee governor's race.

Lee told The Tennessean on March 31 that...more...

Welcome to 2017, where smart technology is wearable and apps are everywhere. While it’s true that contractors have been getting along just fine for years...more...

There’s no way around it: choosing and installing a heating system in a facility that doesn’t shut down is a complex project. Safety, efficiency, affordability...more...

Water heating is on average the second largest household energy expense, accounting for nearly 20 percent of a home’s energy costs. Yet most people don’t...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...

Mike Agugliaro might just want to punch you in the face. Well, possibly more in some ways, but somewhat less in others. Contractor Talbot Watkins,...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...

In providing service, contractors incur the cost of vehicles and ancillary vehicular expenses. Each service tech needs a vehicle for travel to the consumer’s locale....more...

﷯Could a low-flow showerhead keep your house from sinking? ﷯Depending on the ground﷯ and groundwater ﷯below you, water efficiency could increase the stability of your...more...

You may have read in print articles, or by searching online for business marketing tips, that blogs are a good way to increase search engine...more...

The 2017 AHR Show in Vegas was really great. I don’t know how many people were there, but there sure were a lot. It was...more...

From Wikipedia: Engagement marketing, sometimes called “experiential marketing,” “event marketing,” “on-ground marketing,” “live marketing,” “participation marketing,” or “special events” is a marketing strategy that directly...more...

The wireless module quickly connects via a two-wire interface and can be purchased with a new Rinnai tankless water heater or installed on existing Rinnai...more...

This easy-to-use powder makes a gallon of solution that removes scale deposits from coils, tankless water heaters, condensers, toilets, urinals, piping, air conditioning and refrigeration...more...

The Essence Semi-Pro kitchen faucet is available in velvet matte black with interchangeable rainbow hoses and two other neutral colors, matte sheer marble and matte...more...

Pre-assembled and ready to install, the AHB Series pipe heating system prevents pipes from freezing in homes and businesses by keeping water flowing in temperatures...more...