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Saniflo

SFA Saniflo U.S.A. has unveiled two new, vitreous china, floor-mounted toilet bowls with an updated and contemporary styling, the better to complement modern bathroom design....more...

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Lochinvar

Lochinvar is introducing a new line of floor-standing KNIGHT® Fire Tube Residential Boilers. The advanced KHN KNIGHT Boiler features a stainless steel fire-tube heat exchanger...more...

Since its inception in 1973, Aquatherm has evolved into a leading manufacturer of plastic pipe systems for plumbing, air-conditioning, heating, and industrial applications. The family...more...

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association has launched its interactive job board, the PHCC Career Center, focused on providing its members and the PHC industry at...more...

Since its inception in 1973, Aquatherm has evolved into a leading manufacturer of plastic pipe systems for plumbing, air-conditioning, heating, and industrial applications. The family...more...

The Plumbing Podcast, sponsored by the Plumbing Contractors of America, is new and for contractors who are interested in the latest plumbing news and...more...

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DEWALT

DEWALT announces the launch of its new 4 ½-inch Small Angle Grinders with brake ideal for professionals who need to perform a variety of applications...more...

Environmental and civil rights groups are asking a federal judge to order the prompt replacement of all lead pipes in Flint's water system to ensure...more...

PMI members American Standard Inc., BrassCraft Manufacturing Co., Delta Faucet Co., Fluidmaster Inc., Kohler Co., Moen Inc., and Speakman Co., as well as allied member the International...more...

Taco, Inc. is now Taco Comfort Solutions, a Taco Group Company.

In order to diversify and facilitate entry into new industries and market channels, Taco,...more...

The Keeney Manufacturing Co. is pleased to announce David Gooding, Inc. as a new manufacturer’s representative for wholesale sales effective Jan. 25. David Gooding, Inc....more...

The Power Tool Institute, the leading organization for power tool safety resources, information and education, is pleased to announce the launch of its new website...more...

Aeroseal’s HomeSeal duct sealing technology was announced as the winner of the 2016 AHR Expo Innovation Awards “product of the year” accolade.

With HomeSeal, Aeroseal...more...

Rheem announced at the International Builders Show its EcoNet-enabled water heaters work with the Nest Learning Thermostat.

Heating, cooling and water heating systems dominate residential...more...

The efficiency level for residential central ACs under 45,000 Btu/hr would be 14 SEER in the North, and 15 SEER in the Southeast and Southwest;...more...

Taco’s new SmartPlug will optimize hot water system efficiency and reduce electrical consumption up to 94 percent while saving 12,000 gallons of water per year....more...

Parsippany, NJ, January 20, 2016 –The Hydraulic Institute will be offering a webinar on “Rotodynamic Pumps: A Guideline for NPSH Margin” on Tuesday, Feb. 9...more...

Sloan launched its new website that will provide contractors, engineers, architects, design professionals and facility owners with a comprehensive, easy-to-navigate resource that showcases the company’s...more...

Modine’s geothermal and water-sourced heat pump systems have earned the trusted AHRI-certified mark, an assurance of the product’s performance. 

Certified products undergo rigorous, independent annual...more...

NuHeat announced at the International Builders Show, Jan. 19-21, that its electric floor heating system now works with the Nest Learning Thermostat.

The Nuheat SIGNATURE...more...

Plumbing Manufacturers International elected Paul Patton, senior manager of research, development and regulatory at Delta Faucet Company, as 2016 board president. Delta Faucet Company has...more...

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Milwaukee Tool

 

Milwaukee Tool continues to expand its Hand Tool offering with the introduction of a new line of Basin Wrenches, designed from the ground-up to assist...more...

The VorMax toilet line from American Standard has been named a 2015 GOOD DESIGN award recipient in the bath category for design excellence. This award...more...

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Safety Today

Brass Knuckle safety products from Safety Today Inc. introduces the SmartShell BKCR4599, a heavy-duty protective glove offering wide-ranging protection for extreme jobs. The BKCR4599 provides...more...

Keith Yurko, currently vice president of company’s private label business, to assume leadership duties.​

Danze, Inc. and Gerber Plumbing Fixtures have announced that Michael Werner...more...

Andre & Veronika’s Antiques & Collectibles will auctioning a water pump gauge that was part of the original plumbing system from the Empire State...more...

REHAU is set to introduce the RAUPEX SPEED Radiant Overpour Fastening System and to showcase its high-performance PEXa piping technologies at AHR 2016.

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American Residential Services, Memphis, Tenn., announced Jan. 12 that it has acquired the assets of Aspen Air Conditioning, Boca Raton, Fla. This acquisition will be...more...

Harris Cos., based in St. Paul, Minn., has purchased Summit Mechanical, the mechanical and commercial plumbing divisions of Summit Fire Protection Co., also based in...more...

New edition includes expanded chapters on non-testable devices and methods, and improved, updated, and expanded testing/repair/troubleshooting information reflecting the latest products and procedures.

In collaboration with...more...

American Residential Services, a Memphis, TN based privately held national provider of heating, air conditioning and plumbing services, announced Jan. 12 that it has acquired...more...

Engineers, contractors and installers in the plumbing and hydronic heating and cooling industries are invited to learn more about the proper design, installation and maintenance...more...

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Watts Water Technologies

Watts introduced SmartStream UV, an innovative new solution for ultraviolet water disinfection in residential and commercial applications.

SmartStream provides several advanced capabilities, including automatic lamp dimming,...more...

Centrotherm Eco Systems announces that its InnoFlue brand of polypropylene gas flue vent systems is now approved for use with Lennox Merit, Signature, and Elite...more...

I was checking in at the airport when I noticed a fellow struggling at the kiosk next to me. To no one in particular (but...more...

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We’ve all been caught on our heels by a client's request to install a product we were not trained to install. If you haven’t already,...more...

Well Sean, I have something to tell you,” said, Vinney, my drum instructor as he sat beside me getting ready to wrap up the lesson....more...

As a young man, my formal education steered me toward the accounting field. While in college, I earned money by selling shoes. After college, I...more...

It is a new year, and its time to make some resolutions concerning business. Now, I had every intention of discussing the problems showrooms faced...more...

Pentair announced Jan. 6 at the Consumer Electronics Show, that its leading brand of electric floor heating systems—Nuheat—now works with the Nest Learning Thermostat.

The...more...

Marketwatch reports that some utilities, with the help of regulators, are putting an end to net metering. Under this arrangement, utilities bought homeowners’ excess solar...more...

In a release of its estimates for the month of November, the Census Bureau on Jan. 4 included a footnote indicating that it had restated...more...

It is with the deepest sadness and regret that we share news of the passing of Webstone Company, Inc. President Michael Reck.

On Dec. 24,...more...

F.W. Webb is now offering residential, commercial and industrial contractors the efficient Viega PEX Press products for both radiant heating and total plumbing solutions. The...more...

Well Sean, I have something to tell you,” said, Vinney, my drum instructor as he sat beside me getting ready to wrap up the lesson....more...

Over the last 15 years, single-family homes have been built tighter, making them much more energy efficient and comfortable compared to drafty houses of the...more...

Fuji Electric Corp. of America has announced that they have begun manufacturing their FRENIC-HVAC Combination Variable Frequency Drives (VFD) in the company’s new factory in...more...

Comfort Systems entered into an agreement to acquire the remaining 40 percent noncontrolling interest in Environmental Air Systems effective Jan 1.

In November 2011 Comfort...more...

Considering how much of daily life in the U.S. now integrates digital technology, it’s almost jolting to realize that the world wide web came into...more...

To ensure your business is fit and primed for success in the New Year, I advise keeping the following vital signs in check. Knowing exactly where...more...

Mergers and acquisitions. Oftentimes, when someone hears this phrase they think of lawyers or banking. It is doubtful that a single-location, small business like the...more...

Kate Bailey is the director of Showrooms at Ferguson Enterprises. In preparation for the year ahead, PHC News spoke with Bailey to garner her professional...more...

The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), in conjunction with the National Kitchen and Bath Association (NKBA), is fired up and ready to kick off...more...

David S. LeMay is the kind of guy whose business card just can’t easily spell out all of what he does for a living at...more...

No matter what trade show or seminar I attend, I keep hearing that plumbing and heating technicians are in great demand. The HVACR Workforce Development...more...

It is a new year, and its time to make some resolutions concerning business. Now, I had every intention of discussing the problems showrooms faced last...more...

Who decides where fresh water is allocated in your state? The Congress and Supreme Court are a last resort in the U.S. to decide who...more...

In the Plumbing and Heating industry, hydronic “hot water” boiler systems can be easily combined with solar thermal hydronic technology. We commonly find that by...more...

Michigan Gov. Rick Synder declared a state of emergency on Jan. 5 as a result of lead contamination in the drinking water for Flint, Mich....more...

A plumber's harassment suit against Elk Grove Village has gone down the drain in Chicago federal court, with a judge saying no evidence was presented...more...

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KWC

The bath collection includes three options for the lavator: single-lever and two-handle, widespread basin-mounted models, as well as a single-lever, wall-mounted unit. User-friendly functionality includes:...more...

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Noritz

Intended for two-bath residences, the NRC711 gas-fired  condensing tankless water heater stresses high-efficiency and a lower carbon footprint with an Energy Factor of 0.94 for...more...

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Taco Comfort Solutions

The Viridian 3452, ECM circulator has been introduced for commercial systems. The wet rotor line includes the VR3452 variable speed circulator for chilled and hot...more...

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Huntington Brass

The Euro collection features sleek rounded style and affordable pricing. Includes 8-inch widespread and single hole lavatory (max flow rate 1.2 gpm at 60 psi...more...

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Greensmart Sustainable Concepts

This UPC-certified greywater diverter device for residential use helps to save up to 25 percent or more on household water use. Wireless remote-controlled greywater diverter...more...

From the start, when Green Bay Packers' management decided to renovate Lambeau Field in the early 2000s, they called on mechanical contracting businessman, David LeMay....more...

One year later, and more than six months before Governor Rick Snyder intervened to reconnect Flint to the Detroit water system in October 2015, the...more...