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Technology Trends For The Plumbing Service Industry

Contractors can offer customers better products and use services to manage the office and fleet more effectively using new technology.

Rheem Proterra Hybrid Electric Water Heater

North America’s most efficient water heater qualifies for the highest level of energy rebates and can save homeowners hundreds of dollars upon purchase. Rheem recently unveiled the industry’s mo

RLS Press Fittings Can Help HVAC/R Contractors Deal with COVID-19 Restrictions

As more and more states and cities across the US are reopening, many HVAC/R installers are facing new rules and regulations on the job that will make it even harder to catch up on backlogs created by

Caleffi announces four-part webinar series: "Getting Schooled by Siggy"

Whether designing a residential or commercial system, there are several lessons to be learned from Siegenthaler, a.k.a. “Siggy,” including thermal considerations, piping, heat pump technologies,

Domestic hot water recirc — no longer an obscure technology

The longest drought in Texas lasted more than five years, from 2010 to mid-2015. That’s a long, long time to be with little or no water. 

Aquatics meets hydronics

The pool industry — or the aquatics industry as it’s referred to by insiders — shares many similarities with the hydronic heating industry. 

Aquatherm’s Jim Paschal Honored by Plastics Pipe Institute’s Building and Construction Division

Jim Paschal, P.E., LEED AP, Chief Technology Officer, Aquatherm North America, has been named Member of the Year by the Building and Construction Division of the Plastics Pipe Institute. Paschal has

Press Technology Slashes Installation Time at Laundry Facility

When millions of gallons of water are traveling through your piping system every month, it’s bound to put wear and tear on the system. The folks at Model Linen Service in Ogden, Utah, realized that

Plumbing Industry Analysis | Small Business -

Plumbing Industry Analysis. The plumbing industry in the United States was $95 billion strong as of 2013, according to industry research firm IBISWorld. The industry is dependent on the condition of t

Charlotte Pipe relocates main foundry

Charlotte Pipe recently announced it will move its main foundry located in Charlotte, North Carolina to a new location in Oakboro, North Carolina.

Navien offers website en Español

Irvine, CA – Navien has added to their website,, the ability to view the website in Spanish. In an effort to make more information available to Spanish speaking visitors, Navien has

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Hub Spotlight: Linda Hudek — Can Do, Baby!

A Navy veteran, John Hudek served in the Naval Construction Battalion, better known as the Seabees, and part of their slogan is “Can do” and “The difficult we do now, the impossible takes a lit

Resourceful drain cleaning professionals seize opportunities in crises

A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty.” 

RPA Executive Director and IAPMO’s Vice President of Advanced Energy Programs Les Nelson Passes Away

Ontario, Calif. — With deep sadness IAPMO announces the passing of Vice President of Advanced Energy Programs Les Nelson. Nelson died last week at his home in Corona, California. He was 66. Nelson

Plumbing Pros Develop Profitable Service Niche

Rusty and Randy Tigges, co-owners of R&R Septic Services of Carroll, Iowa built a profitable business niche—fast. R&R uses the JM-1000 Mini-Jet, a compact, powerful water jet from General P

Victaulic adds virtual access to Continuing Education Program

Victaulic University features more than 45 piping technology courses are available at no cost in two virtual formats: Live, instructor-led webinars and self-paced courses, which are available on-deman

Taco ECM High-Efficiency Circulators

Taco Comfort Solutions® has expanded their family of easy to use, high-efficiency ECM circulators with the addition of the 0034e™ and 0034ePlus™ models.  With a maximum of 34 feet of head and 5

Al Levi: Urgent versus important

Everything in business is important! Not everything in business is urgent — thank heavens!

Dan Holohan: Radiant close to home

I have a photograph taken in Levittown, New York, sometime in the late 1940s. 

John Siegenthaler: Have a problem — need a solution

Part of running any business is looking ahead and trying to read the “tea leaves” that are relevant to that business. 

Kenny Chapman: What’s your impact

We’ve all read stories and heard quotes about great CEOs, celebrities, sports icons and various recognizable people regarding the lasting impacts they’ve had on our society. 

Hub Spotlight: Andy Mickelson—Big Sky Determination

Mickelson Plumbing & Heating, Missoula, Montana, specializes in plumbing, HVAC and boiler service, and high-efficiency systems. Starting his own business out of necessity, or perhaps the illusion

Matt Michel releases book on staying positive in a COVID-19 world

Service Nations' CEO Matt Michel writes a book on how to stay positive throughout the pandemic crisis.

Uponor hosts five part webinar series

The webinar series will cover conservation of energy, explaining why it should not be the prime focus but rather a product of achieving the desired indoor environment.

ASA COVID-19 safety webinar: Getting back to work best practices

The ASA Safety Committee is hosting a special COVID-19 webinar that will contain critical information for building owners, contractors, suppliers and other key stakeholders in the supply chain on acti

Independent Pipe & Supply Salutes essential workers

At the first mention of the word, “essential” one would think of the doctors and nurses in the trenches. We honor them for immersing themselves in the effort to save those who have been infected.

Charlotte Pipe & Foundry thanks plumbers and other essential workers

Charlotte Pipe wanted to recognize essential workers, especially those in its own industry, to say thank you through a series of videos and ads.

SBA accepting only Paycheck Protection Plan loan applications from small lenders until midnight on April 29

The SBA put out notice that until 11:59 p.m. EST on April 29, it will only accept Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans from lenders with assets with less than $1 billion.

Ferguson announces trading update in response to COVID-19

Ferguson has released an update on how COVID-19 has impacted trading for the period of March 17 to March 31, 2020.

Aquatherm announces updated parts guide

Aquatherm North America has released an updated Parts Guide. The new guide offers a complete listing of all standard Aquatherm parts and includes new and/or updated part numbers as well as information

New ASA COVID-19 survey shows member company reactions to pandemic

The survey was part of a large-scale Industry Insights initiative that queried more than 30 associations spanning an assortment of industries. More than 1,500 responses to the survey were received, in

Wave two of mechanical systems COVID-19 concern and action survey

BNP Media’s Clear Seas Research sector has completed the second wave of their Industry Perspective on the Challenges of Today research series. Wave two of the survey was conducted the week of April

Happy Memorial Day in Arlington Heights this 2018

Happy Memorial day!  Please everyone be safe, and look out for each other celebrating our great country. The 99th Annual Memorial Day in Arlington Heights takes place on Monday, May 28. Parade steps

Moen’s pulldown kitchen faucet with MotionSense Wave™ technology

If you are looking at your dripping broken faucet, or think you hear a water leak around the kitchen sink, and thinking it’s time to upgrade, let’s save you some shopping time. Moen’s Essie™

Faucet Repairs

QUALITY SERVICE A faucet repair should be pretty straight forward. However, you would be very surprised to know how many exceptions there are. Many Faucet Repairs can turn into an outright Plumbing E

Best Plumber Should Have The Best Plumber’s Coupon

The best plumber in Arlington Heights should have the best Plumbing Service coupon, don’t you think? Most plumber services will make you print out the coupon. If your like most people, do you reall

Hydrojetting Service in Arlington Heights

We just published our latest video about the benefits of Hydro Jetting. If you are particularly hard on your pipes, maybe you cook a lot so you have a great deal of grease going down your drains for

60006 Zip Code is in Arlington Heights, Illinois

We at Rocket Plumbing Arlington Heights love having our service trucks pulling out of our 55 S. Vail Avenue #1113 location on their way to their next plumbing emergency. And to know their way around,

60004 Zip Code is in Arlington Heights, Illinois

Of the very best things in Arlington Heights’ 60004 zip code, is Lake Arlington. If you walk all the way around the lake with a distance tracking app on your mobile phone, you will measure it at ap

Reasons Why You Absolutely Need A Professional Plumber For A Water Leak Repair

Whether it is a leaky drain, water around the toilet or just a malfunctioning of the faucet, a water leak can significantly damage your property, especially if not addressed immediately. Usually, mos

Toilet Repair Service

The importance of a toilet in a house will never be underrated. If you think that you can ignore this vital room, wait until it develops a problem. Regardless of the magnitude of the problem, your li

Clogged Drains

Dealing with Clogged Drains Owning a home is not only satisfying but also an amazing experience. However, there are many responsibilities that come along with it. Ensuring the property is maintained


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