October 2014

Two decades have seen the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) expand from a small group of well-intentioned, environmentally conscious design and construction professionals to a...more...

By David Rizzo

Ask any plumber about the one thing that makes their work go easier, and they will most likely answer,...more...

Technology is always on the march forward, and while the products and tools we use to do our jobs may change, the central mission of...more...

Every solar heating project inevitably starts with an estimate of collector size. For example, a commonly used “Rule of Thumb” for the heating conditions in...more...

The Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) Conference is meeting in Chicago on October 27-30. With the group preparing to discuss the latest issues, technology and trends...more...

Situated in Muskegon, Mich., on about 20 acres dissected by active rail lines, Webb Chemical Service Corporation is a full-service chemical repackaging and distribution facility....more...

As I lay in the most comfortable bed in the world, I slowly opened up my eyes, stretched, turned to my left and saw my...more...

Welfare costs the U.S. an enormous amount of money every year. As a nation, we have to decide if we want to continue giving out...more...

More than a year ago, PHC News started this bi-monthly social media feature. During the past 365 plus days, there have been many different kinds...more...

Successful people write books, sharing how they created wealth, health and fulfillment. How nice of them! Here is my latest list of personal favorites. Note...more...

As Jack Frost prepares to nip at our noses, it’s time for PHC contractors to set their prices for annual heating checkups. Some of the...more...