January 2017

Legend introduced its SmartClick PE-RT & PEX Connection System at the 2017 AHR Expo. According to the company, SmartClick is five times faster to install...more...

The National Oilheat Research Alliance has added six new online video courses to its online training center at Learning.NORAweb.org . Each course offers two Continuing...more...

Online directory designed to accelerate business growth.

ServiceTitan today announced the launch of ServiceTitan Marketplace – an online directory that partners and integrated...more...

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General Pipe Cleaners

The lightweight, popular Gen-Eye POD video inspection systems from General Pipe Cleaners now offer optional Wi-Fi capability.

The optional Wi-Fi tranmitter inside the monitor...more...

Zurn Industries, LLC, a member in the commercial plumbing products market, launched a new website with expanded capabilities, simplified navigation, and valuable content for plumbing...more...

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Taco Comfort Solution

The Parallel SelfSensing Pump Controller is designed to easily stage individual pumps in a parallel configuration for optimal pumping efficiency. Parallel pumping enables the use...more...

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Taco Comfot Solution

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

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Legend

Legend introduces SmartClick PE-RT & PEX Connection System. The time to install PE-RT or PEX tubing into a SmartClick Connector is a fraction of the...more...

REHAU introduced its new EVERLOC+ compression-sleeve fitting system at AHR Expo 2017. Designed for use with RAUPEX UV shield PEXa pipe in potable...more...

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Bosch

This battery offers power and performance while minimizing weight. The product employs advanced Lithium-ion technology to deliver 80 percent more power than previous generation batteries....more...

To help new hires and plumbing professionals, Charlotte Pipe University’s has opened enrollment to their online courses. These brief, information-packed sessions cover topics like solvent...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool delivers a new solution for unclogging toilets, urinals and floor traps for service plumbers and facility maintenance professionals with the new TRAPSNAKE Porcelain...more...

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Bradford White

Bradford White Corporation subsidiaries, Bradford White Water Heaters, Niles Steel Tank, and Laars Heating Systems now offer 150- to 2,500-gallon electric water heaters, from 12...more...

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GRINNELL

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...

DEADLINE EXTENED to Feb. 13, 2017, get your forms in!

PHC News is looking to feature 50 of the top contractors in the U.S....more...

The Clifford H. "Ted" Rees, Jr. Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation of the Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the Air Conditioning Contractors...more...

Sanden is launching the next generation of its SANCO₂ Heat Pump Hot Water Heater into the North American market in the first quarter of 2017...more...

On Jan. 24, President Donald Trump made good on two of his campaign promises by signing executive orders to revive the Dakota Access and Keystone...more...

UTILITY has announced the hiring of the East Coast Marketing Group as its sales representatives covering eastern Pennsylvania, southern New Jersey and Delaware.

The...more...

The leading provider of home service business management software named as a finalist in two categories.

ServiceTitan, a provider of business management software for...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...

Modine Manufacturing Co. is set to begin its 2017 Innovation Tour, which will offer new and updated CEU/NATE courses and showcase the latest in HVAC...more...

John Moore Home Services is looking to encourage a larger portion of the incoming labor force to join the ranks of the industry with John...more...

Reliable Heating & Air, based in Kennesaw, Ga., has acquired an HVAC/R technical school. The Laurus Technical Institute, Jonesboro, Ga., which closed in 2015, is...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

The 18” Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24” HARDTOP Rolling Bags are designed to address the needs of professionals who need a durable mobile solution to...more...

The National Institute of Building Sciences Consultative Council released its 2016 report, Moving Forward: Findings and Recommendations from the Consultative Council, during the Building Innovation...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...

Ellen Rohr, PHC News columnist and well-known business consultant, will present a free seminar, “Business UN-Complicated,” Jan. 30 from 1-3 p.m. in seminar room N243...more...

System design is the focus of upcoming training sessions at Bell & Gossett’s Little Red Schoolhouse (LRSH), where engineers, contractors and installers can receive hands-on...more...

Anderson Plumbing, Heating & Air recently announced 12 winners of the Anderson Wow Awards, which were created to recognize professionalism among all employees of this...more...

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Pexology Inc.

The PEXGUN is a fast, lightweight and economical installation tool that automatically ties wire to PEX pipe and rebar wire mesh in less than one...more...

Thousands of Flint, Mich., residents who were exposed to high levels of lead in the city's water supply will be getting new faucets free of...more...

Sticky Situations , one of the hosts of the Community Plumbing Challenge (CPC) 2016 in Diepsloot, Johannesburg, South Africa, was awarded a grant of...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its storage solutions with the introduction of the 18-inch Jobsite Rolling Bag and 24-inch HARDTOP Rolling Bag. The new rolling...more...

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RIDGID

RIDGID’s PEX-One 12V Battery PEX Tool is the first in the industry designed for one-handed use, for easy and accurate press connections anywhere on the...more...

According to the new national and state construction hiring and business forecasts released by Associated General Contractors (AGC) of America and Sage Construction and Real...more...

Trimble introduced Trimble LiveCount Cloud, a new, faster cloud-based, digital takeoff Software-as-a-Service (Saas) for mechanical, electrical, and plumbing contractors. Takeoff software speeds the estimating process...more...

During the winter months, all variety of tools are used to combat winter across Canada. The goal: to eliminate snow and ice. Salt, chemicals, shovels...more...

Plumbing Medic, Inc., located In Gilbert, Arizona, is a locally owned and operated plumbing company specializing in all major and minor issues for residential and...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...

Cambridge Engineering , a manufacturer of energy-efficient, high temperature, heating and ventilation (HTHV) gas-fired space heating and ventilation equipment, has named Marc Braun as...more...

The International Air-Conditioning, Heating, Refrigerating (AHR) Expo, takes place Jan. 30 – Feb. 1 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, Las Vegas. Sponsored by ASHRAE...more...

The residents of The Ackerly at Timberland have all the comforts of home at the sort of home that’s becoming more popular as aging Americans...more...

I appreciate a well-designed tool; I attribute that part of my personality to my German ancestors. Regardless of the task, I value a tool that...more...

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﷯Building owners and property management professionals are picking up on a growing list of benefits to buildings with geothermal heating and cooling systems. ﷯Properly implemented,...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...

Mrs. Smith calls you when her heating system stopped working. You inform her of your procedures and policies, including the fact that you will quote...more...

As I sit here on this cold December day, I am reminded of why hydronics remain the premier heating system here in the cold and...more...

Last month, I explored the idea that leadership development involves inspiration and implementation (Thanks, Jack Tester!). As a leader, it’s important to clarify your values...more...

Home Innovation Research Labs, in its capacity as an ANSI-approved standard developer, has announced preparations for the development of the 2018 version of the National...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...

HB McClure Co., central Pennsylvania’s oldest and most diverse commercial and residential mechanical contractor, has acquired of the residential division of REMCO, Inc. of Mechanicsburg,...more...

Texas plumber Mark Oberholtzer has settled his lawsuit with a Houston auto dealership after his old work truck complete with company decal and...more...

The Oil & Energy Service Professionals is calling for nominations for its various awards. Nominations are open until April 10 and will be announced at...more...

One Equity Partners announced that it has signed a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Anvil International, a leading North American manufacturer of high quality...more...

In accordance with the IAPMO Regulations Governing Committee Projects, IAPMO has announced a Tentative Interim Amendment to the 2015 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code...more...

The Board of Directors for Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) has announced that Kittleman & Associates, LLC, a Chicago-based national search firm focused on CEO search...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...

Vehicle safety is a primary concern for anyone building, selling, buying or using a work truck. A series of laws and regulations help ensure motor...more...

High-performance models designed for easy installation and maximum efficiency

The Bosch Greentherm 9000 Series is a new line of tankless gas condensing water heaters...more...

Owner Scott Milne also gets credit as technical advisor.

Milne Plumbing and Heating, Manchester, Mass., is featured in the movie, “Manchester by the...more...

Company also announces promotion for Jason Fleming and Jason Corey.

Noritz America has announced the promotion of company veteran Jay Hassel from his...more...

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

Former TDIndustries CEO and Chairman of the Board Jack Lowe Jr. has announced his retirement from the board of directors. His retirement comes after diligently...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool continues to revolutionize the tool industry with the introduction of the TICK, a professional-grade Bluetooth tool and equipment tracker. Designed to withstand the...more...

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General Pipe Cleaners 

The new Model DRZ-PH power drain cleaner from General Pipe Cleaners offers a quick, clean way to clear clogged sink, tub and laundry drains in...more...

Carrier has announced its Côr thermostat is now compatible with the Apple HomeKit. The collaboration between Carrier and Apple provides homeowners the experience in managing...more...

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) announced the Top 10 States for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), an annual ranking that highlights states...more...

The HVAC industry is not a traditional field for women, but this program is changing tradition.

Climb Wyoming , a nonprofit organization...more...

Vermont’s capital city has a brand-new biomass plant burning wood chips and providing steam heat to the state capitol and other government and private buildings...more...