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Zero energy home designed to educate builders an designers on best practices for efficiency.

Fine Homebuilding magazine announced its first-ever ProHOME, a start-to-finish demonstration home...more...

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Klein Tools

 

Klein Tools Dual-Laser Infrared Thermometer features dual-lasers that use a tight 12:1 distance-to-spot ratio for accurate measuring of temperatures between -22 degrees F and 752...more...

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KNIPEX Tools

KNIPEX Tools Pipe and Connector Pliers is the only of its kind to offer 25 easy adjustments with just the push of a button.

The...more...

As part of Mansfield Plumbing’s 2016 Summit Sweepstakes: Road to Freedom, licensed plumbers and contractors purchasing Summit toilets will have the chance to win a...more...

ServiceTitan, a provider of cloud-based business management software for residential HVAC, plumbing, and electrical services businesses, was named the winner of a Bronze Stevie Award...more...

Noritz America unveiled a dramatically upgraded version of its 13-year-old PROCard trade incentive program, going beyond rebates-for-purchases to offer a robust lead-generation service for plumbing...more...

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Neutrasafe Corp.

Neutrasafe Corp., now offers an automatic hydronic and thermal solar system feeder, in addition to its newly-expanded line of condensate neutralizers. 

The system feeder introduces...more...

MSouth Equity Partners has acquired Southern Air & Heat Holdings, LLC, a portfolio company of Pulte Capital Partners LLC.

Southern Air & Heat is a...more...

Editorial Director Ashlei Cooper checked in with Trimble MEP while they were in Chicago for their 2016 Roadshow! Take a look at some of...more...

FireIce Shield prevents ignition from welding flames, sparks and other construction ignition sources.

The F.W. Webb Co. is offering a new fire protectant for contractors, plumbers,...more...

More than 1,500 skilled tradeswomen from 40 U.S. states, Canada, Nigeria and the Philippines attended the Women Building Nations Conference held at Chicago's Crowne Plaza...more...

Confined space entry can expose workers to a multitude of hazards, ranging from poor air quality, fire and residual chemicals, to noise, entanglement, temperature extremes...more...

ServiceTitan, a provider of cloud-based business management software for the home services industry, will present at the annual Roto-Rooter Franchisee Association Convention, June 12-15, Hyatt...more...

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker presented Taco Comfort Solutions with the President’s “E” Award for Exports at a ceremony, May16 in Washington, D.C.

“Taco...more...

The Associated Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors of Texas Charitable and Education Foundation has awarded a total of $17,000 in scholarships to the following students for 2016:

American Home Shield, a national provider of home warranties, announced the winners of its sixth annual service contractor awards program.

These six companies, one from...more...

Uponor North America held a ribbon-cutting ceremony May 16 to celebrate the official opening of the company’s ninth expansion to its Apple Valley, Minn., facility...more...

The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute announced May 13 that its Controls Product Section will be divided into two new sections: Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (ACR)...more...

A federal lawsuit that demands the state of Michigan and city of Flint completely replace all lead service lines in Flint’s water system at no...more...

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Matco-Norca

Matco-Norca offers CPVC x Stainless Steel adapter fittings in male and female versions for use in residential and light commercial plumbing systems for both new...more...

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Watts

Watts launched the LFMMV-HTK, a mixing valve that installs on a hot water tank to increase hot water capacity by providing greater control over water...more...

Last year, the Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA) hosted its first Construction Technology Conference. Due to popular demand, MCAA is bringing the conference back...more...

Plumbing Medic, Inc., located In Gilbert, Arizona, is a locally owned and operated plumbing company. Plumbing Medic specializes in all major and minor issues for...more...

Shortly after their marriage, young farmers Keith and Jenessa Frey learned that the property next to the family’s farm was up for sale; they jumped...more...

Climatech, a Pittsburgh-based HVAC contractor, was founded in 1972 by Mitchell Taback. Mitchell and his staff built Climatech into one of the top-quality installation and...more...

Regularly, Bradley Corporation conducts its "Healthy Hand-Washing Survey." This year's survey results revealed bathroom turnoffs and trends to look for in 2016. I spoke with Jon...more...

Based in Silicon Valley with roots in Detroit, Azuga’s suite of fleet solutions provide game-changing, connected vehicle technology to more than 1,000 fleets, both big...more...

LAARS

The Mascot FT combination boiler and water heater offers an Energy Star “Most Efficient” qualified rating of 95 percent AFUE. The system features a...more...

The following graph got my attention during a general session on the economy at the 2016 Uponor Connections Convention. This every-other-year networking

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“Dada, Dada! Dada, are you awake yet?” Mason asked, sitting two inches from my face. “Huh? What? Mason, go back to bed,” I replied. “Dada, it’s...more...

When contractors call me seeking my business coaching assistance, we engage in a conversation that gives me the opportunity to understand their situation. At the...more...

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﷯It is wonderful to be in the plumbing and HVAC industries, particularly if you pay attention to trends, and there’s another one coming into the...more...

One of my favorite conversation starters is, “Tell me about the moment you decided to start a business of your own.”  A new friend responded...more...

My company does not do a lot of commercial work but one specialty niche we have is servicing the boilers and mechanical systems in the...more...

It seems that there are just as many different ways to install a solar/hydronic combisystem as there are installers. And, this may well be one...more...

The AOU45RLXFZ heat pump system permits connection of between two and five indoor units to one outdoor condensing unit. This system offers high efficiency operation...more...

Eastern Energy Expo (EEE) 2016 is the premier trade show for the energy and comfort industries. The goal of this joint event is to provide...more...

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Hilti

Messy paper trails can really slow you down, especially when you have a lot of jobsite areas to visit.  The new Hilti Laser range meter...more...

The Dwyer Group, Inc., is once again winning top honors as the company celebrates seven service brands listed in Bond’s Top 100 Franchises of 2016...more...

American Residential Service has acquired the assets of Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Cooling in Snellville, Ga.. 

For more than 21 years, Allgood operated as...more...

A new edition of the Hydro-Core Boiler Compatibility Matrix is now available at www.webstonevalves.com/boilercompatibility. Hydro-Core solutions are now available to fit around 300 boilers...more...

Pump repair and maintenance now part of nationwide education offering.

Xylem’s Bell & Gossett Little Red Schoolhouse and the United Association union of plumbers, fitters,...more...

As part of the Department of Energy’s proposed efficiency standards for commercial waters, the department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy on May 6,...more...

The editorial team of PHC News, Plumbing Engineer and The Wholesaler traveled to Flint, Mich. to report on city’s water crisis. Watch to hear what...more...

4,600 grams of water balloons.

Gerber is on a mission to dispel the myth that water-efficient toilets cannot perform well. The brand’s recent demonstration video...more...

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U.S. Boiler

The new K2 Firetube boiler is the newest addition to U.S. Boiler Co.’s K2 high-efficiency series. Joining the K2 Watertube boiler, the 95 percent AFUE...more...

The United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry is planning another joint effort with Plumbing Manufacturers International as a...more...

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DEWALT

The new DEWALT Press Tool (DCE200) is capable of pressing pipe fittings from ½- to 4-inches in copper and stainless steel pipe.  The Press Tool...more...

Ingrid Mattsson, brand director, Uponor North America, was named Woman of the Year, by the Champions of Business Awards, co-sponsored by Calhoun Cos.; JUX Law;...more...

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General Pipe Cleaners

Now with Super Bright LEDs, the new Gen-Eye Mini Self-Leveling Camera from General Pipe Cleaners automatically keeps pictures right side up as it glides though...more...

H.B. McClure, based in Harrisburg, Pa., has acquired Mainhart Mechanical, Dillsburg, Pa.

It’s the 11th acquisition for McClure since 2010.

"We are becoming known as...more...

Application of 30 specific energy savings measures across all building types and climate zones resulted in cutting energy use by nearly half, according to results...more...

The Dwyer Group, Inc has acquired Germany-based Locatec, growing Dwyer Group’s global presence. This latest acquisition supports the company’s 2016 international initiative to expand presence...more...

The editorial team of PHC News, Plumbing Engineer and The Wholesaler present its on-the-street coverage from Flint, Michigan. Watch to hear what we learned about...more...