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Chicago Faucets

The Commander Handheld Programming Unit from Chicago Faucets allows users to easily program, monitor and maintain Chicago Faucets HyTronic® and E-Tronic® electronic faucets from the...more...

John Doherty, 52, a self-employed plumber in Scotland, won more than $18 million dollars in a Lotto draw, but was on the job almost as...more...

Tina Hendrick, Ray A. Shaffer, Inc., Schwenksville, Pa., has been named Contractor of the Year by the PHCC of Pennsylvania. She has been at Ray...more...

Johnson Controls will celebrate the grand opening of seven new Source 1 HVAC Supply Centers in Illinois, Michigan and Missouri this fall. Source 1 is...more...

North America's Building Trades Unions and the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy unveiled a collaborative effort that describes the potential to create significant career...more...

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Entertech

Enertech’s all-new two-stage Compact Horizontal Packaged unit is built for drop-in installation. Its small footprint allows easy installation in conventional 24” O.C. truss framed buildings....more...

July 10 marked the 39th running of the Boilermaker Road Race in Utica, N.Y.,

The 15K race starts at ECR International’s Utica manufacturing facility where...more...

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Liberty Pumps

Liberty Pumps introduces NightEye wireless-enabled products. The app and cloud-based system designed by Liberty Pumps allows internet connection of a pump via the home’s wireless...more...

Flint officials met to select two contractors to move forward with modified proposals in another attempt to determine the true cost of replacing the water...more...

On Aug. 1, monetary penalties issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for regulation infractions are slated to rise by up to 150 percent depending on the type...more...

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DEWALT

The FLEXVOLT battery powers a new lineup of brushless 60V MAX and 120V MAX FLEXVOLT tools.  The innovative technology is backwards compatible with most existing...more...

It has become an annual practice for us to conduct an internet usage survey. Over the years, we have monitored how technology has developed on...more...

At-home water treatment continues to be seen as a significant part of the immediate solution in Flint, Michigan, while the city continues to address the...more...

If there’s any good news coming out of Flint, Michigan, it’s that the municipal water has improved so much in recent months that it’s finally...more...

The fifth International Emerging Technology Symposium 2016 (IETS) graced the Westin O’Hare in Rosemont, Illinois on May 10-11. During this crucial, in-depth event professionals in...more...

Nearly 60 years ago, in a small town outside of Paris, France, named Brégy, the first known toilet macerating system was created. The system was...more...

Milwaukee Tool hosted more than 100 print and digital media journalists at the annual New Product Symposium in its hometown, June 7-8. Basically, if a power...more...

AERCO: The Innovation water heating system is easy to install, delivers energy savings and lowers operating costs. It delivers instantaneous hot water, and the stainless steel...more...

In an election year, politicians usually tell you what you want to hear. They say your hometown will see lots of new jobs. This seems...more...

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﷯About this time two years ago, Theron (my youngest of six  children) and I got out of the car at the Disney Wilderness Preserve in...more...

The reasons contractors say they decided to go into the PHC contracting business vary. Some say they entered the business arena to continue the business...more...

About the time you get this issue of PHC News, I’ll be on stage, delivering a TEDx Talk. If you aren’t familiar with TED or...more...

“Alright gentleman, here’s the game. We’re going to play five card stud, and threes are the wild card,” my father said to the six people...more...

It started about this time two years ago. It was early June, and the first real heat wave just hit the D.C. area. The Monday...more...

To thank their U.S. customers, Saniflo put together a special promotion called, “Trip of a Lifetime.” Two groups traveled to Paris, France in April...more...

Ruud, part of the Rheem family of brands, just received a major website overhaul. The central focus of the new www.Ruud.com is on the...more...

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DEWALT

DEWALT announces the 1800 Watt Portable Power Station (DCB1800) and Fast Charger (DCB118), new to the wide range of DEWALT battery and charging solutions.

The...more...

These eco-friendly tanks are made from a recyclable polypropylene that is a thermoplastic polymer widely used in many different applications due to its rugged and...more...

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Jones Stephens

These copper press fittings provide water and airtight sealing for industrial, commercial and residential applications and are compatible with most press tools. Developed for use...more...

Associated Builders and Contractors and a coalition of stakeholders filed suit July 8 against the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s final rule on “Tracking of...more...

Dan Holohan’s popular seminars are now available for online viewing. You can download and watch Dead Men’s Steam School and Classic Hydronics from the comfort...more...

Research Corridor has published a new research study titled “Hydronic Underfloor Heating Market: Growth, Share, Opportunities, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2015-2022.”

The market report studies...more...

ABQ Health Partners recently announced its partnership with the “Family Care with a little TLC” clinic, for TLC Plumbing & Utility, a contractor with locations...more...

Ralph Adams has been elected president of the National Association of Oil and Energy Service Professionals.

Adams is a service manager at Parker Fuel Co....more...

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John Guest USA

John Guest presents the new 3/8-inch O.D. x 9/16-inch-24 female connector for use in the water purification, beverage dispensing, appliance, and domestic plumbing markets.

Ideal...more...

The USGBC has released a new report, “LEED in Motion: Industrial Facilities.” The full report includes examples of how and why industrial facilities can and...more...

Family-owned and operated Interstate Mechanical Contractors, Knoxville, Tenn., is announcing the launch of a new company – Interstate Mechanical Service. The birth of this new...more...

Both Republican and Democratic members of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce recently introduced the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st...more...

More and more, construction industry contractors and owners are discovering the time and cost-saving benefits of smart modeling technology. Enhancing the power of this technological...more...

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J.C. Whitlam

J.C. Whitlam Manufacturing Co. now offers the Sabertooth™ Plastic Pipe Cutter, 1-5/8 inch (42 mm). It is a one- handed operation cutter with a retractable...more...