February 2015

New York - LAUFEN welcomed Nazneen Ahmed as the new global projects manager of their highly successful Global Projects Team based in New York...more...

Cranston, R.I. – Taco's popular FloPro Factory Training program will resume this year, with the first class on April 30 to May 1...more...

Washington – In just a few months, jurisdictions will mark the 35th annual celebration of Building Safety Month. Building safety professionals will host community events...more...

ARLINGTON, VA. - ACCA, the Indoor Environment & Energy Efficiency Association, has named Hyde-Stone Mechanical Contractors, Inc. in Watertown, New York, its 2015 Commercial Contractor...more...

RACINE, Wis. – Trade partners can be more successful and confident in recommending disposers and instant hot water dispensers after completing training at the new...more...

LEBANON, Tenn. – Lochinvar has selected the latest monthly winners of the VIP Installation Showcase and the VIP Drawing for the 2014-2015 heating season....more...

Arlington, Va. – ACCA, the nation's largest association of indoor environmental systems professionals, announced they will be offering continuing education units (CEU) for Alabama, Ohio,...more...

Ashland City, Tenn. – State Water Heaters will sponsor professional fisherman Scott Ashmore for the 2015 season.

Ashmore, the newest addition to the...more...

Blythewood, S.C. – Spirax Sarco’s January/February 2015 digital issue of Steam News is now available and is packed with insightful educational information about energy saving...more...

TORONTO - Armstrong Fluid Technology has announced the introduction of the new IPC 9521 Integrated Plant Control system designed to help building owners achieve...more...

TRAVELERS REST, S.C. – T&S Brass and Bronze Works has hired Rajesh Chowdhury as regional sales manager for India and the subcontinent. Working most...more...

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J. – Mike Agugliaro, successful entrepreneur and founder of Gold Medal Service, a full-service HVAC, plumbing, electrical and waterproofing business serving the state...more...

Londonderry, New Hampshire – Bosch Thermotechnology Corp. has announced the winning entries in its 2nd annual Green Living Awards contest. For 2014 Bosch considered entries...more...

Phoenix, Ariz. - From now through mid-April, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) and its members and allies are communicating #WhyPlumbingMatters to maintaining public health and safety...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...

Toronto, Ont. – The Canadian Institute of Plumbing & Heating (CIPH) and the Mechanical Contractors Association of Canada (MCAC) are extending an invitation to Canadian...more...

By Kim Bliss

With the shift to environmental building design, professionals are now tasked with the challenge of creating a structure that...more...

It is a new year and, as is often the case, new years bring new standards, codes and regulations. A big one impacting the...more...

Piscataway, N.J. – American Standard Brands announced today the appointment of Michael Marchi to the newly created role of chief operating officer, effective March 2,...more...

Waterbury, Conn. – Eemax, supplier of tankless water heater solutions, launches a new program that rewards contractors every time an Eemax HomeAdvantage...more...

By Derek Bower

In the plumbing industry in the U.S., there is an increasing focus on water quality and waterborne pathogens. For...more...

By Jacques St-Denis

Le ad is a naturally-occurring metal and a commonly-used substance in household plumbing materials and water-service lines. Due...more...

Solar heat collectors are commonly installed as "Closed-Loop Pressurized-Glycol" systems in cold climates where freezing weather exists. (The majority of our solar...more...

A ll of the trick-or-treating was completed and we had ourselves one happy, hyper, little Spiderman, who was ready to knock on at least...more...

Let’s say you are sitting on a bench in San Francisco and see a man who is riding a bike. You watch him yell at...more...

The views represented in the column are the author's and not the publisher's.

I hate vent dampers. Oh, how I...more...

Over the last year, the techs I know have taught me a few things worth sharing. These are small changes that could make a huge...more...

Without consumers, there is no need for your PHC contracting business. Without the proper personnel, you and your business cannot properly address consumer needs. =...more...

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Tomlinson Faucets

Made of high-quality, lead-free brass, these upscale designer and contemporary faucets for reverse osmosis and water treatment systems complement high-end kitchens. Features include: 12" high,...more...

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American Standard

Decorative styles added to the high-efficiency Champion PRO toilet series are available in standard height (15 inches) elongated models, plus in comfortable Right Height (16...more...

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Red-White Valve Corp.

The new coil kit CKA is a one-sourced kit supplied with 9900 series Automatic Balancing Valve. It also includes brass strainer with shut-off; stainless braided...more...

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Zurn

The modular sensor faucet line, the Z6950 Aqua-FIT Faucet System provides multiple performance benefits, numerous modern design aesthetics, the ability to retrofit just a new...more...

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Rinnai

New condensing tankless water heaters feature recirculation technology save users time, money and natural resources. The RUR98i and RUR98e are newest additions to the Ultra...more...

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IVAR US, Inc.

The Equicalor for radiator systems provides different temperatures for each room, managed by a single, battery-operated controller, which wirelessly communicates with actuators placed on the...more...

Franklin Park, Ill. – Facility Executive Magazine recently announced its 2015 Readers’ Choice Awards program winners. Sloan Valve Company received top honors...more...

CHICAGO – Owens Corning Insulating Systems, LLC. announced plans to produce high-quality, Fiberglas Pipe Insulation with ASJ custom-fit for Aquatherm pipe as...more...

Waco, Texas – Franchise Business Review released its annual list of the “Top 200 Franchises,” naming Mr. Rooter Plumbing a leader in the home service...more...

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — For the fourth time since 2009, California Faucets won the Interior Design Best of Year (BoY) Award. This year, the company’s...more...

NEW YORK — LAUFEN, the award winning Swiss-based designer and manufacturer of high-end bathroom solutions, joined the Design Industries Foundation Fighting AIDS (DIFFA) Specify With...more...

ATLANTA — Green Building Initiative (GBI), a nonprofit organization committed to accelerating the adoption of sustainable building practices and providers of the Green Globes rating...more...

WASHINGTON — The International Code Council (ICC) and the ICC Evaluation Service had another successful year exhibiting at the International Builders’ Show (IBS) and the...more...

HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. — The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) announced the winners of the 2015 NKBA Design Competition at an exclusive awards ceremony at...more...