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Abacus Plumbing, Air & Electrical to Award $1,000 to Local Houston Charity

Houston — Show your love for your favorite Houston charity in February and you could win the organization $1,000, thanks to a contest launched today by ABACUS Plumbing, Air Conditioning & El

Rinnai to feature Home Automation Center at International Builders’ Show

Rinnai adds Samsung SmartThings to its suite of home automation technology to be showcased at IBS.

NKBA: Size of the Kitchen and Bath Market is $158.11 Billion

The National Kitchen & Bath Association released the results of its extensive Size of Market Study and Outlook, revealing a value of $644 billion in sales of products and materials aimed at the r

ASSE International Publishes Suite of Product Standards for Water Heaters with Integral Water Temperature Safety Controls

Mokena, Ill. — ASSE International has published three new product performance standards for water heaters with integral water temperature safety controls. ASSE 1082-2018,Performance Requirements fo

Aging-in-Place Specialists Honored with National NAHB Remodelers Awards

The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Remodelers announced the winners of its annual Homes for Life awards, recognizing excellence in aging-in-place and universal design remodeling project

Christopher Drew named president and COO of Burnham Holdings Inc.

He assumes the role from Douglas Brossman who, after seven years as president and CEO, will retain his role as chief executive officer. Drew will begin his new role on April 29 at Burnham Holdings’

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LAX Enhances Passenger Health and Restores HVAC System Performance Through Ultraviolet-C Technology

With nine terminals totaling several million square feet of floor space, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is massive. It’s also crowded: the 75 million passengers who passed through it in 20

First Look: True Temp Frost Proof by PRIER

Hot & cold frost proof hydrants are not new but the True Temp by PRIER is a totally different faucet compared to any I’ve ever worked with in the past. The True Temp is a single handle frost pr

Phyn and Uponor announce B2B dashboard for its water monitoring system

Managers can spot trends and efficiencies, as well as mitigate leak damage by shutting off water remotely until a maintenance staff can arrive. 

Christopher Drew named president and COO of Burnham Holdings Inc.

He assumes the role from Douglas Brossman who, after seven years as president and CEO, will retain his role as chief executive officer. Drew will begin his new role on April 29 at Burnham Holdings’

Plumbing Industry Analysis | Chron.com

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 the construction industry, bu

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.

Watts Big Daddy Dual Roof Drain, Model RD-800

The new, exclusive Watts Big Daddy RD-800 Series dual roof drains provide the ultimate in dual roof drain overflow protection. The exclusive dual roof drain/overflow combinations offer outstanding le

RIDGID FlexShaft Drain Cleaning Machines

Boost jobsite productivity with the new RIDGID FlexShaft Drain Cleaning Machines, the latest high-speed drain cleaning innovation from the brand trusted by more professionals. FlexShaft machines quic

Rinnai to feature Home Automation Center at International Builders’ Show

Rinnai adds Samsung SmartThings to its suite of home automation technology to be showcased at IBS.

Oh, Chicago, how hot is too hot?

There are four remaining state-written plumbing codes used in the United States. You could say that the remaining four states are just stubborn. Maybe they think they do it better than the model plumb

Phyn and Uponor announce B2B dashboard for its water monitoring system

Managers can spot trends and efficiencies, as well as mitigate leak damage by shutting off water remotely until a maintenance staff can arrive. 

Dodge Momentum Index recovers in January

The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning.

2018 December People in the News - Part 2

Weil-McLain, a designer and manufacturer of hydronic comfort heating systems for residential, commercial and institutional buildings, announced the appointment of Mike Doorhy as vice president/general

Dodge Momentum Index recovers in January

The Momentum Index, issued by Dodge Data & Analytics, is a monthly measure of the first (or initial) report for nonresidential building projects in planning.

Franklin Electric Celebrates 75 Years of Moving Forward

Fort Wayne, Ind.—Franklin Electric Co., Inc. announced that 2019 as the company’s 75-year anniversary. A lot has changed at Franklin Electric since E.J. (Ed) Schaefer and T.W. (Wayne) Kehoe foun

NKBA Promotes Ryerson, Krueger to Director Level

The National Kitchen & Bath Association (NKBA), the authority on all things residential kitchen and bath, has promoted Pamela Ryerson and Nicole Krueger to director positions. Ryerson, who previo

Americans report increase in instances of water contamination

New national survey shows 28% of Americans have experienced water contamination issues in the past two years.

Brown and Caldwell opens new office in British Columbia

Firm expands Canadian focus and commitment to growth.

CHA expands executive leadership team with American Fire president and human resources leader

American Fire provides turnkey solutions to the automotive, government/military, manufacturing, and distribution/warehouse markets in the US and internationally.

Americans report increase in instances of water contamination

New national survey shows 28% of Americans have experienced water contamination issues in the past two years.

MIFAB names Mike Primsky as new Central U.S. regional manager

Primsky is responsible for managing his manufacturer’s representative network as well as promoting MIFAB’s commercial plumbing product categories to engineers, contractors and distributors.

MIFAB names Mike Primsky as new Central U.S. regional manager

Primsky is responsible for managing his manufacturer’s representative network as well as promoting MIFAB’s commercial plumbing product categories to engineers, contractors and distributors.

Make your business last by preventing family squabbles

Businesses that last share common traits. For example, they have written ownership agreements with key terms; they are structured to prevent conflicts and disputes between co-owners; and they have pla

Moen partners with Nebia to develop shower innovations

Moen and Nebia launched the Nebia Spa Shower 2.0 on Kickstarter to kick off the new partnership. 

Moen partners with Nebia to develop shower innovations

Moen and Nebia launched the Nebia Spa Shower 2.0 on Kickstarter to kick off the new partnership. 

Uponor North America appoints vice president, legal and business affairs

John Schleiter has been appointed vice president, legal and business affairs, North America, for Uponor North America.

Plumbing Manufacturers International Welcomes 116th Congress

Washington, D.C. – Jan. 8, 2019 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) extends its welcome and congratulations to the members of the 116th Congress. In a letter to newly elect

Plumbing Manufacturers International Develops Guidance for Water Utilities on Indoor Recycled Water Use

McLean, Va. – Dec. 11, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today introduced parameters for the use of indoor recycled water. Developed for the benefit of water utiliti

Plumbing Manufacturers International Elects Nate Kogler President, Announces 2019 Board of Directors

Phoenix, Ariz. – Nov. 13, 2018 – The members of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) elected Nate Kogler president of the 2019 PMI Board of Directors at PMI’s 44th annual me

Sprite Industries Joins PMI as Newest Manufacturing Member

McLean, Va. – November 13, 2018 – The Board of Directors of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) voted to approve Sprite Industries, Inc., as the newest manufacturing member

President Signs America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 Formally Authorizing EPA’s WaterSense Program

Washington, D.C. – October 24, 2018 – President Donald Trump signed the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 into law yesterday, authorizing the successful Environmental Pro

Plumbing Manufacturers to Showcase Their Economic Impact During Nov. 5-8 Conference Near Phoenix

Data from Plumbing Manufacturers International show 464,370 U.S. jobs, $26 billion in wages generated from plumbing manufacturing industry Phoenix – Oct. 11, 2018 – Economic data ga

Plumbing Manufacturers International Applauds the Senate’s Passage of America’s Water Infrastructure Act Including WaterSense Authorization

Washington, D.C. – Oct. 11, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) today applauds the Senate for passing the bipartisan America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (S. 3

Plumbing Manufacturers International Expresses Disappointment with Decision to Impose Tariffs

The 10 percent duties will hurt job creation, offset tax cuts, and result in higher costs for consumers, association states WASHINGTON, D.C. – Sept. 18, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacture

PMI-Supported WaterSense Authorization Included in Bipartisan Comprehensive Water Infrastructure Package

Washington, D.C. – Sept. 12, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) applauds the Senate and House committee leadership on the bipartisan, bicameral agreement on comprehen

Plumbing Manufacturers International CEO Kerry Stackpole Testifies on Adverse Impacts Expected from Latest Section 301 Tariffs

Washington, D.C. – Aug. 23, 2018 – Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) CEO/Executive Director Kerry Stackpole testified today before the Office of the United States Trade Rep

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

Best and Worst States for a Plumbing Career

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements So you want to get a job as a plumber, and you’re wondering

Carpentry Career vs. Plumbing Career – How to Choose

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements Become a Carpenter? So you’re pretty handy with some tools.

Plumbing Work Requires Intelligence, Training and Skill

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements In the past, many people thought that anyone beginning a caree

Best Ways for Plumbers to Earn More Money

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements Most plumbers would like to earn more money than we are curre

Common Plumbing Tools

e PLUMBING COURSES e PLUMBING COURSES - #1 Online resource for plumbing courses, plumbing career advice and plumber license requirements A plumber has a wide variety of plumbing tools to choose from

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