November 2014

First impressions can lead to long-term relationships. The person who answers your phone for consumer calls is the first person in the communication between your...more...

It was 3:00am. My dog, Norman, shot me a look and began to whine and continued to look out into the bedroom hallway.

“Lay...more...

If gas cost $9 per gallon, would you rearrange your week of driving? If you had to choose between a vacation and turning your thermostat...more...

Alternative-energy heat sources are not always well-behaved. Unlike conventional hydronic boilers, solar heat collectors will not produce heat on-demand, and will not always produce a...more...

Around the turn of the last century, Washington, D.C. was a growing metropolis. In an effort to house the burgeoning population, a building boom ensued....more...

I was at a business planning workshop last week. Each of the participants was required to do a short presentation about their business. Then, the...more...

By Mark Handzel

With an estimated 20 percent or more of the electricity in the U.S. consumed by commercial and industrial water...more...

The year 1969 was remembered by folks in Spokane, Wash. as one of extremes. In February, they had record cold temps – minus 11°F, substantially...more...

Consumer demand for tankless water heaters is rising, and more contractors are learning that they can be a great fit in the right application....more...

By Mary Ann Dickinson and John Koeller, Alliance for Water Efficiency The Alliance for Water Efficiency, a non-profit organization headquartered in Chicago,...more...

With cloud computing and mobile devices providing more on-the-go access to complex data and systems, the power of business management software keeps on growing. What...more...

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. – Legend Valve has appointed Lance Dyer as Hydronic Sales Manager. Dyers will manage and direct Legend Hydronics sales in the Northeast....more...

NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. – Watts announced that it has released its next generation Intelliflow A2CM1 automatic washing machine shutoff valve designed to meet the requirements...more...

GREENVALE, N.Y. — Slant/Fin is continuing the successful Hydro-Master contractor program into 2015. A primary benefit of the Hydro-Master program is that only certified Slant/Fin...more...

WESTFIELD, Mass. — Mestek, Inc., parent company to over 36 HVAC related specialty companies, announced its partnership with URELL, Inc., a premiere full-service manufacturer’s representative...more...

FORT WAYNE, Ind. – Franklin Electric Co., Inc. introduced the enhanced SubDrive family of constant pressure drives that provide easier setup and configuration through advanced...more...

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Chad Smith, vice president, product management and engineering, at Thomas & Betts (T&B), a member of the ABB Group, was among those...more...

MIAMI, Fla. — LAUFEN, the award-winning Swiss-based designer and manufacturer of high-end bathroom solutions, announced that its U.S. managing director, Javier Korneluk, has been appointed...more...

ATLANTA – With more than five new tracks, 100 sessions and 400 speakers, the Technical Program at ASHRAE’s 2015 Winter Conference capitalizes on the wide...more...

ALPHARETTA, Ga. — Hansgrohe Inc. announce the results of its first-ever Hansgrohe + Axor Das Design Competition, which attracted outstanding entries from around the country....more...