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Syracuse Winsupply has opened to provide wholesale heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration contractors in Syracuse and the central New York region with an inventory...more...

Leaky pipes, less revenue and bad odors are a few of the unintended consequences of fighting the California drought, according to a Los Angeles Times...more...

With recent research showing that ultrafine particles are more hazardous to human health than originally thought, higher-efficiency filters should be used, according to the newly...more...

The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors-National Association (PHCC) announced that Michael R. Copp has been selected as its new executive vice president.

Copp will become PHCC's chief staff...more...

The UK’s Guardian newspaper reports on the “Berglar,” a redesigned trap that features two filters that separate oil and grease from water. It’s the work of engineering...more...

A fourth generation of family members has joined General Pipe Cleaners team. Nine high school and college age children – all great-grandchildren of General founder Abe...more...

Two Orange County, California, attorneys announced Thursday that they have filed a class-action lawsuit accusing builders in San Clemente’s 3,800-home Talega community of using copper...more...

The Solar Sunflower, a Swiss invention developed by Airlight Energy, Dsolar and IBM Research in Zurich, uses something called “highly efficient concentrated photovoltaic/thermal to generate...more...

Waterloo, Iowa say homeowners have not suffered a single raw sewage spill since adopting a controversial foundation drain disconnection program at the start of this year....more...

As part of its goal to educate building professionals and consumers in California on reducing water use, Kohler Co. has joined Connect the Drops, a...more...

More than 150 students are currently attending the PHCC of San Diego’s PHCC Academy. Bill Howe students total 27.

The Bill Howe Family of...more...

The fourth edition of ISH Shanghai & CIHE – Shanghai International Trade Fair for Heating, Ventilation & Air-Conditioning will take place this year from 23...more...

The U.S. Department of Energy announced for the first time that up to $2 million in prize money will be awarded to collegiate teams...more...

The Billings Gazette reports that after seven years of litigation, a jury has decided that two Billings, Mt., businesses must pay a homeowner $1.75...more...

F.W. Webb Co., No. 13 on Wholesaler magazine’s 2015 Wholesaling 100, hired Thomas Grunewald as the company’s new senior vice president of sales.

As head of the...more...

Thirty-two plumber, pipefitter, sprinkler fitter, mechanical service technicians and welder apprentices traveled from areas across North America and Australia to Washtenaw Community College in Ann...more...

Late last year, home-improvement retailer Lowe’s said it planned to open two stores in Manhattan in the second half of 2015. Now, the first...more...

QuestVapco announces regional winners in its “Snap-a-Selfie” Photo Contest for July:

  • Aaron McGee, McGee’s Mechanical, Okla.
  • Nathan Rathjen, Heart of America Service Company, Kan.
  • ...more...

HTP, a designer and manufacturer of advanced heating and hot water systems, has recently held an official grand opening to celebrate its move to a...more...

After the New York City Council last week passed legislation to require the inspection of city cooling towers for the legionella bacteria, Gov. Andrew Cuomo...more...