May 2015

Falls Church, Va. – In response to the Clean Water Act Rule finalized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army,...more...

Fairfield, N.J. – John Guest USA has introduced new additions to its Speedfit advanced push-fit fitting system. The new additions bolster an already...more...

Kessler Sales & Distribution recently launched “KSD Konnections” as a segment of our business that focuses entirely on valves and fittings. This package includes the...more...

Apple Valley, Minn. – On May 21, Uponor North America (Uponor) held an official groundbreaking ceremony to commemorate the company’s seventh expansion in...more...

Piscataway, N.J. ― American Standard has been honored with a Patents for Humanity award from the U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and...more...

Dallas – To help multi-family operators save thousands of gallons of water a year and dramatically lower utility bills, Sustain-Ability Solutions, a leader...more...

Sparks, Nevada – Haws Corporation is pleased to announce several additional team members as well as an internal promotion within multiple company departments. These...more...

Londonderry, N.H. – Bosch Thermotechnology Corp., a division of Robert Bosch North America, is launching a line of Bosch geothermal flow centers. Bosch...more...

Grandview, Mo . – PRIER Products is proud to announce the appointment of Becky Mullen as a customer service representative. Mullen works in the...more...

In February 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) launched the WaterSense H2Otel Challenge to encourage hotels to “ACT.”

• Assess water use and savings...more...

Fairfield, N.J. – John Guest introduces three new products to the U.S. domestic plumbing market; shut-off valve in 3/4” CTS, female swivel elbow in...more...

Ewing, N.J. – SOLEC-Solar Energy Corporation (SOLEC) is proud to announce a new working agreement with Standard Supply & Distributing Co. (SS&D) to distribute...more...

Blythewood, S.C. – Spirax Sarco, a leader in product solutions and steam system services, released its newly designed, state-of-the-art website in the first...more...

Greenvale, N.Y . – Slant/Fin Corp. has taken baseboard heating to the next level. Slant/Fin Decorator Series premium baseboard is now available in a...more...

A great sales team is difficult to build but is the cornerstone of a successful business. Motivated, productive sales personnel that can consistently generate revenue...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...

Listen. Do you hear that? That’s the sound of information moving about. In 2015, the ways in which we consume information sound a little different...more...

I collect old books; specifically “primers.” A primer is a basic, introductory book on any given topic. I’ve come to the conclusion that basic principles...more...

The Decorative Plumbing & Hardware Association (DPHA) was founded in 2002 to serve as a cutting-edge nonprofit organization that creates competitive advantages for its members...more...

I n April, The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA) announced that its “Voices From The Industry” conference program will be expanding to other...more...

In April, Phc News presented insight on pipe joining from the International Code Council (ICC). In that conversation, the subject of press technology came up....more...

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When I was a kid growing up in the High Desert area of California, I can well remember wishing that some of the blazing heat...more...

The title of this article was a quote from a tobacco company executive memo in 1969. The quote continues, “…since it is the best means...more...

In this series of articles over the years, I have been making the case that the key ingredients for solar/hydronic design and installation can be...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...more...

I was wondering what you offer in terms of flat rate books. I am primarily a new construction contractor, but on occasion I do...more...

When I first got into the trade almost 30 years ago, the equipment I installed and serviced was pretty straightforward. Truck stock was minimal and...more...

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RIDGID

For service plumbers who need a versatile video inspection system, introduces the D2B drum, the latest addition to the SeeSnake D2 Drum Series for the...more...

The C-633 Series is a heavy-duty commercial wall hydrant designed specifically with contractors, engineers and wholesalers in mind. It includes two designs; one that includes...more...

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Zoeller

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...

Menomonee Falls, Wis. – The Wellness Council of America (WELCOA), with local affiliate Wellness Council of Wisconsin, recently presented its coveted Gold-level Well...more...

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KWC

Intended for private residences, hotel guest rooms and washrooms, the new ZOE bath faucet range was designed by NOA Design Studio of Aachen, Germany, designers...more...

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Bradley

The Express ELX-Series lavatory system is a contemporary alternative to china sinks with laminate counter tops designed for commercial restrooms. Its single bowl, multi-user design...more...

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Bosch

The D-tect 120, an easy-to-use detector with reliable radar technology, features spot detection technology that can detect objects instantly when placed on a wall or...more...

North Andover, Mass . – Watts Water Technologies, Inc. announced that Munish Nanda joined the company as president, Americas. Nanda comes to Watts Water...more...

North Andover, Mass. – Watts' new line of green roof drains is designed to handle water flow on buildings with roofs that support...more...

Perrysville, Ohio – Thanks to continued business growth, Mansfield Plumbing is currently looking to hire 40 new full-time employees.

“We're fortunate that...more...

San Diego, Calif. – Aquam Corporation, a global cleantech firm, has agreed to terms with UK based HTC Management Services Limited (“HTC”), a...more...

This summer one of the premier events in fire and life safety will take place in Chicago, Ill. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) will...more...

Wayne, NJ – Haier America announces that the Air Quality technical team has been recognized for North American Technician Excellence (NATE) certification. NATE...more...

Milwaukee, WI – Milwaukee Tool continues to grow its line of durable storage solutions with the introduction of the new Jobsite Organizer. The most...more...

Toronto, Ont. - Darryl Saunders of The Hydronics Team was tasked with designing and installing a heating system to provide radiant in-floor heating...more...

Mt. Prospect, Ill - The Bosch Lead the Charge Power Tour is brining the company's industry-leading power tool technology right to the doorstep of...more...

Suwanee, Georgia – Mitsubishi Electric US, Inc. Cooling & Heating Division (Mitsubishi Electric), America's No. 1 selling brand of ductless cooling and heating systems,...more...

Rolling Meadows, Ill. – RSES is proud to announce the names of members who were awarded RSES Certificate Member and Certificate Member Specialist...more...

Sunnyvale, Calif. - Field service organizations need to become more efficient, develop better time-saving approaches and fix a problem on the first visit...more...

Des Plaines, IL - Chicago Faucets announces the addition of a new executive to its management team. Adam Molberger, with 15 years of...more...

Victoria, BC, Canada – Reliable Controls is pleased to announce the release of myControl, a fully customized, mobile interface for the MACH-Syste. This...more...

Falls Church, Va. – Gerry Kennedy, executive vice president of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors—National Association (PHCC), has formally announced that he will retire Dec....more...

San Diego, Calif. – Nu Flow Technologies Inc., a world-leading pipe lining manufacturer, installer and distributor is taking part in The American Water...more...

Leesburg, Va. – REHAU announced the launch of its new web application, REHAU Radiant Calculator, designed to provide contractors and wholesalers with a quick...more...

Ledyard, Conn . – The Oil and Energy Service Professionals (OESP) and the Atlantic Region Energy Expo (AREE) have announced they will host a...more...

Des Plaines, Ill. – Chris Larys has joined Geberit as the new central region sales/national builder manager. Larys will oversee client accounts, product...more...

Sunnyvale, Calif. – Trimble announced the launch of a new fleet management option to extend its comprehensive portfolio of fleet and field service...more...

Londonderry, N.H. – Robert Bosch LLC has announced a successor to retiring Bosch Thermotechnology Regional President Richard Soper. Vitor S. R. Gregorio now...more...

Chatsworth, Calif. – Venstar, a leading thermostat and energy management systems (EMS) manufacturer, announced its new ColorTouch programmable touch screen thermostats now with...more...

Editor Ashlei Williams speaks with Viega's Timothy Allbritten about new offerings stateside and in Europe at ISH 2015! Click here to view the exclusive...more...

Scottsdale, Ariz. – GPS Insight, a top technology provider of GPS vehicle and asset tracking software for commercial fleets, will be hosting a...more...

Vacaville, Calif. – John Jacklich will be retiring from M&G DuraVent. He has been with the company for 56 years in many respected...more...

Indianapolis, Ind. – P-M & Associates is excited to announce the expansion of team with the hiring of three new associates:

•Shannon...more...