June 2016

Adding to its toolbox of targeted solutions to address the critical worker shortage facing the plumbing-heating-cooling industry, the PHCC Educational Foundation debuts an HVAC &...more...

A National Association of Home Builders survey of single-family builders conducted in June 2016 shows that shortages of labor and subcontractors have become more widespread...more...

BREEAM, the Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology one of the world’s oldest and most widely used green building rating systems, has...more...

After Mayor Karen Weaver said bids to replace lead pipe in Flint, Mich., were "extremely high," several contractors defended their bids and expressed dissatisfaction with...more...

Federal officials announced on June 23 it is safe for anyone to drink properly filtered water in Flint, Mich.

The EPA, which worked in...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand the industry’s largest family of high output lighting solutions with the introduction of the M12 LED metal flashlight.

Capable...more...

IBC announces the S and T Series high quality stainless steel and titanium pool and spa heat exchangers. When combined with any boiler, the IBC...more...

Thirty-nine states added construction jobs between May 2015 and May 2016 while construction employment only increased in 19 states between April and May, according to...more...

California wants all new residential building to attain zero net energy status by 2020.

When PulteGroup set out to build a zero net...more...

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

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Four women from the Louisville Water Co., in Kentucky will take part in a national competition in Chicago this July in which the team will...more...

Caccia is riding point on the PHCC of California 'Ride & Decide' Program, partnering PHCC Member Contractors with high school students during the summer...more...

The University of Arlington and the city of Arlington, Texas, are using a robotic-sensor system to assesses area pipelines.

The system from RedZone Robotics...more...

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Watts Water Technologies

Watts offers its OneFlow anti-scale system for commercial applications, available in cartridge and tank-style units for both hot and cold water lines. These systems are...more...

The Milwaukee Bucks and Milwaukee Tool announced an innovative new partnership that brings together the two historic Wisconsin brands to help with the construction of...more...

ServiceTitan released a new mobile app – Mobile 2.0 – to help technicians deliver an amazing customer experience and ultimately drive sales. The app is...more...

The membership of the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals has unanimously voted to hire Jaffe Communications of Newark, N.J. to serve as...more...

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., announced that the 30,000th gasoline-powered Isuzu N-Series truck has been produced at the Spartan Motors, Inc. facility in Charlotte,...more...

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OmegaFlex

The full line brochure features CounterStrike® CSST and PS-II Underground gas piping for LP and natural gas applications.

Catalog is available on line at...more...

Every workday at Liberty Pumps’ Bergen, New York, manufacturing facility begins the same way. As “members” – the company’s preferred term for employees – gather...more...

The projected cost to repair infrastructure after Flint, Michigan’s two-year water contamination crisis is three times higher than what has been allocated to fix it,...more...

Four years ago, the team at Rheem embarked on a journey that has now taken its brand on the road with training. Due to expanding,...more...

Dale Maples has been in the plumbing business for 32 years. His father, Wayne, started as a journeyman plumber after coming back from World War...more...

One of the emerging trends in the water heating industry is the growing demand for products that are easier and more cost-efficient to install. The...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...

Still think that Facebook is a fad? It’s easy to think that. The social networking service has only been around for a decade to most...more...

Think of a construction contract as a “prenuptial” agreement between parties. The termination provisions in a construction contract address the parties’ rights and responsibilities in...more...

One of the most popular and practical uses for “extra” solar heat in summer is to heat a swimming pool without the use of fossil...more...

In my recent move to the East Coast, I realized how much trash is associated with relocation. By the time we finished unpacking and buying...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...

When contractors call me for information about my Contractor Profit Advantage programs, the situation is typicallythe same. Their American dream of success, through ownership of...more...

“Why are you fighting me?” I asked. I’m not doing a lot of consulting work these days. I am working with our franchisees at ZOOM...more...

I installed my first radiant heating project over 25 years ago. Since then, I have designed and installed several hundred radiant projects. We have done...more...

The work on the addition for Liberty Pumps began a year and a half ago with the first phase of construction adding more than 81,600...more...

Matco-Norca announced the death of Michael Matz, a vice president and son of company chairman Dov and Beth Matz. Michael, a devout husband to Ilana,...more...

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Hammerhead Trenchless

The Picote pipe coating system renovates pipes 11/4" to 6" in diameter up to 60 feet in length with a brush-cast, resin coating to form...more...

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General Pipe Cleaners

The Gen-Eye Mini Self-Leveling Camera keeps pictures right side up as it glides though 2" to 4" lines. Bright LEDs light up lines percentfor brilliantly...more...

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DEWALT

The DCE200 press tool is capable of pressing pipe fittings from 1/2" to 4" in copper and stainless steel pipe. The product is compatible with...more...

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Bosch Heating and Cooling

This product includes: Inverter technology that enables the unit to operate efficiently to any output level between 25-110 percent, matching compressor speed with cooling/heating load;...more...

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Cashel LLC.

The utility sink premiere collection features five utility sinks available in single-, multi- and bulk packages. Utility sinks range from a standard, opening price point...more...