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Cornell University has unveiled plans to heat the university with geothermal energy.

Cornell's project, called Earth Source Heat, will research technologies for employing geothermal heat...more...

ACCA has opened registration for the new Business Technology & Operations Forum (BTO), taking place Oct. 25 - 26, 2016, in Cincinnati. The event is...more...

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association Educational Foundation is proud to announce the winners of 2016 scholarships awarded through the foundation.

Twenty-two students were awarded a total...more...

McWane Plumbing Group held an open house Sept. 27 to celebrate the opening of its new distribution warehouse in South Plainfield, N.J.

Although the company acquired...more...

Lochinvar is making a number of refinements to its annual VIP Contractor Program that opens Oct. 1. During the contest, contractors have the opportunity to...more...

Enviro Water Products, a manufacturer of technologically advanced, environmentally friendly water filtration and conditioning solutions, selected Bailey Sales & Associates as its manufacturer sales...more...

Bluewater Plumbing & Heating, Middle Village, (Queens) N.Y. was named to Fortune’s Inner City 100, the magazine’s ranking of fastest-growing companies in urban centers of...more...

Petri Plumbing, Brooklyn, N.Y., is joining forces with Bay Ridge Cares to help meet needs in the community.

Bay Ridge Cares is a nonprofit organization...more...

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American Standard

Keeping a sparkling clean bathroom just got easier with the American Standard ActiClean self-cleaning toilet. The new ActiClean system is the toilet that cleans itself,...more...

An Anchorage construction firm is contesting more than half a million dollars in fines levied against it by state officials, who say company workers fatally...more...

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PORTER CABLE

PORTER CABLE announces the launch of its 20V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Drill/Driver (PCCK607LB) and 20V MAX Lithium Ion Brushless Impact Driver (PCCK647LB), which are...more...

ACCA has launched the Service Manager of the Year Award Program that will recognize one outstanding service manager as the best of the best during...more...

Watts Water Technologies and Plumbing Engineer will present a free webcast on “Digital Mixing: The Smart, Safe, Efficient Way to Deliver Hot Water in Commercial...more...

AC by J has expanded its services for Phoenix homeowners to include a full menu of plumbing services. For decades, AC by J has been...more...

The U.S. Senate recently passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation’s water infrastructure, including authorization for the U.S. EPA’s WaterSense program, for which IAPMO has been...more...

A. O. Smith announced the winners of the two $2,500 Charlie Wallace Service Award Scholarships for students in plumbing and HVAC programs.

The 2016 scholarship...more...

State Water Heaters announced the winner of a $2,500 scholarship for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies.

The Plumbing, Heating, Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation administers...more...

Fujitsu General America, Inc., based in Fairfield, N.J., has announced the hiring of Matt Peterson as president and chief operating officer, and the retirement of...more...

PMI CEO says water-saving program must be authorized and funded by Congress to create higher awareness.

Three-quarters of 1,000 Google survey respondents said they were...more...

American Standard Water Heaters announced that it is enhancing the purchasing experience for commercial customers nationwide by increasing warranty coverage on commercial water heaters to...more...

The Radiant Professionals Alliance is pleased to announce a partnership with Taco Inc. to provide the first-ever RPA training and ASSE certification program for hydronic...more...

Watts is pleased to announce the August award winners for the Wild Ride Sweepstakes. Prizes include a pair of Harley-Davidson sunglasses to the 70 third...more...

American Standard SaTo toilet products to be on display.

The world plumbing industry will discuss four pillars of sustainability in plumbing – energy, sanitation, environment...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

The M18 FORCE LOGIC Press Tool is the smallest, lightest, and most intelligent press tool. Featuring a brushless motor for increased performance, its lightweight and...more...

Webstone product videos featuring the Isolator E-X-P and Pro-Connect ProPush series are now available on YouTube. These short videos highlight the many advantages to...more...

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G.T. Water Products

The TP123 Pneumatic Test Plug is the newest addition to the GT Water Products, Safe-T-Seal Test Plug offering. It has a wide-reaching expansion capacity of...more...

The U.S. House of Representatives passed important PHCC-supported legislation Sept. 13 that increases funding for the Carl D. Perkins Act. The Strengthening Career and Technical...more...

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Lochinvar

Lochinvar is introducing an addition to its industry-changing Power-Fin line, with the Power-Fin High Efficiency Commercial Boiler. This product expansion of the original line, which...more...

Cold Craft, Inc., which specializes in mechanical installation for new construction, renovation, and retrofit of commercial, residential luxury and industrial facilities projects, has added an...more...

Residential contractors can close more deals and grow their business with financing built into ServiceTitan Mobile 2.0 app.

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

Transition to Trades, an approved Career Skills Program (CSP) developed by Hiller Plumbing, Heating, Cooling & Electrical and U.S. Army Garrison, Fort Campbell, proudly graduated...more...

NTI, a manufacturer of high efficiency condensing boilers and water heaters, with manufacturing facilities in New Brunswick Canada, announced that Ariston Thermo, of Milan Italy...more...

Expanded training facilities in Lima, Ohio were unveiled Sept. 8 by the United Association and Service Technicians Local 776 to better serve the next generation...more...

ServiceTitan, a provider of business management software for residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical service companies, has received the distinction of being named Rising Star in...more...

Construction employment slipped from July to August for the fourth time in five months, but year-over-year job gains and recently released spending data suggest the...more...

MCAA has released the 2016-2017 edition of its Tool and Equipment Rental Guide. The guide puts the latest comprehensive cost recovery information for commonly used...more...

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Rothenberger US

Rothenberger US just launched the ROBEND 4000, the newest member of the Rothenberger family of bending tools. With all of the same features and benefits...more...

This year, leaders, experts and professionals will join together at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los...more...

Uponor’s core purpose is to partner closely with professionals to create better human environments. That means for more than 40 years, we have been seeking...more...

Like many countries in the midst of World War II, France found its land decimated and agriculture on the decline. Many French citizens found themselves...more...

In 2012, Johnson Controls Inc. published a white paper I wrote titled “Solar Thermal Energy: The Time Has Come.” In it, I stated, “Solar heating,...more...

In its mission to provide safe, sustainable drinking water and promote the efficient use of water, Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) recently held a press conference...more...

IAPMO’s 87th Annual Education and Business Conference will take place on Sept 26 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Attendees will once again have the opportunity to register...more...

There isn’t a specific documented day in history that humans first controlled fire. However, my guess is that less than two weeks after that day,...more...

First-year law students, all bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, have a tendency to cling to legal maxims or theories as they begin their quest through the twilight...more...

I have been at this industrial distribution thing for a long time, which in turn provides a historical perspective.  Through that lens, I recall the...more...

It was a sun-filled Saturday morning in early May, when a call came in to my cell phone via text message reading, “Water heater is...more...

The word “if,” as in if only I had tried, led you to enter the PHC contracting business world in hopes of being in charge...more...

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﷯Four or five years ago, I was visiting with my good friend and geothermal associate Carl Orio of Water Energy Distributors in New England, as...more...

Occasionally, I like to turn you on to my latest, favorite books. Smart, successful people write books and share how they built their businesses, overcame...more...

We do over one hundred installation jobs annually. These range from simple change-outs to 30,000-square foot Taj Mahals, and everything in between.  The vast majority...more...

Nearly every facility needs heating and air-conditioning systems. However, not every facility is designed with what is necessary to install these systems. Thus, the fun...more...

ACCO Engineered Systems will join forces with All Area Plumbing, a regional design build plumbing contractor serving Southern California. Adding the proven capability of All...more...

Pilot program to address shortage of HVAC techs.

Lennox International has chosen Salina Area Technical College, Salina, Kan., to test a new educational initiative the...more...

A new state law made official on Aug. 29 requires retail urban water providers, including metropolitan areas, water districts and water companies, using more than...more...

Bell & Gossett released its Q4 Little Red Schoolhouse continuing education schedule. Engineers, contractors and installers are invited to join the ranks of the more...more...

After almost seven years of litigation, a Montana jury awarded a Billings homeowner $1.75 million over a sump pump and drainage system that apparently did...more...

For use in tubing for industrial, instrumental, soft drink machines or science projects, the B&K offering has what you need, included in this offering are...more...

When paired with the Greentherm gas condensing tankless water heater, homeowners can benefit from an efficient heating system with a large supply of domestic hot...more...

The H2Option dual flush toilets and H2Optimum single flush versions offer a choice of a dual flush 0.92/1.28 gpf H2Option tank or single flush 1.1...more...

The patent-pending Toilet Clamp for wood floor installations fixes wobbly toilets from the top down without removing the toilet. More than two clamps can be...more...

The Hydro-Core Boiler Compatibility Matrix App is available for download through the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. Hydro-Core solutions are available to fit...more...