June 2015

Westfield, Mass. – Mestek, Inc. has announced New England Combustion Products, Inc., NECP,  as their new manufacturer’s representative for the Mestek Boiler Group including KN...more...

Baltimore – Tucked inside a 15-bedroom facility in Baltimore, Maryland, is a family-centered, supportive community of residents who have been brought together by an unfortunate set of...more...

City of Industry, Calif. – Acorn Engineering Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Stephanie Miner to national sales manager for Acorn core products effective...more...

City of Industry, Calif. – Murdock Manufacturing is pleased to announce the promotion of Matt Mullikin to sales manager for Murdock Manufacturing. Mullikin was previously managing tradeshows...more...

City of Industry, Calif. – Acorn Engineering Company is pleased to announce that Brian Salem has joined Acorn as the national sales manager for Controls. 

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Montgomery, Ala. – Jay R. Smith Mfg. Co. is pleased to announce that Becky Kellhofer will be joining our team as director of sales.  

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SpacePak’s Solstice line of air-to-water heat pumps announces their latest offering – the Solstice Extreme. The cutting edge Solstice Extreme is the perfect heat pump...more...

New York, N.Y. – Hansgrohe U.S.A announced its nationwide call for entries for the second annual Hansgrohe+Axor Das Design Competition. The Hansgrohe and Axor brands...more...

North Andover, Mass. — Powers today announced the IntelliStation, a smart delivery system that allows managers of commercial and institutional facilities such as hospitals, hotels, universities and...more...

Utica, N.Y. – ECR International, Inc. is pleased to announce that President & CEO Ron Passafaro has been re-elected as chairman of the Hydronics Institute...more...

Rockland, Mass. – Neutrasafe Corp. has added new products to their line of high-quality condensate neutralizers to fit almost any hi-efficiency, gas fired application.  Improvements have also...more...

A water scale-prevention technology new to the U.S., but proven in Europe for more than 40 years, has been validated by a General

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Elkhard, Ind. –  NIBCO INC. promoted Randy Doering to general manager – industrial plastics of its Charlestown, Indiana, manufacturing facility, reporting to Steve Malm, president...more...

Westfield, Mass. –  Mestek, Inc. is pleased to announce that three new corporate officers have been elected by the board of directors for their outstanding leadership...more...

New York, N.Y. - Hansgrohe U.S.A is proud to announce its nationwide call for entries for the second annual Hansgrohe+Axor Das Design Competition. The Hansgrohe...more...

Since 2012, leaders in the plumbing industry have gathered together annually to voice the concerns of everyone from homeowners to lawmakers. The group, founded by...more...

Elkhart, Ind. – NIBCO INC. promoted Ashley Martin to general manager – PEX of its Lebanon, Ohio, manufacturing facility, reporting to Steve Malm, president and...more...

Budapest, Hungary -- The Plastic Pipes Conference Association (PPCA) has announced a call for papers to be presented at its Plastic Pipes XVIII Conference and...more...

North Andover, Mass. —Watts' Backflow Preventer Retrofit-Spool solution is a replacement for aging or inoperative backflow preventers. The Backflow Preventer Retrofit-Spool solution has a unique outside-the-shutoff...more...

If you’ve been on a commercial jobsite recently, you may have seen an opaque white pipe being used for the potable plumbing system. This pipe,...more...

When designing the above ground cast iron hubless piping system for a building, many engineers and contractors make a common but potentially disastrous mistake: they...more...

Specifying the right fire sprinkler system for commercial applications can be a complex and challenging issue—not only because of the large number of lives at...more...

Recently, I spent the better part of a day trouble shooting the hot water circulation system on a building we designed and built back in...more...

The last code development cycle for the International Codes brought about a code change that was submitted to the model codes by a manufacturer of...more...

Did you know that fire protection engineers played an important role in helping the allies successfully win the strategic air wars over Germany and Japan...more...

Solar Thermal Hydronic Combisystems, like all hydronic systems, owe their very existence to the quiet, humble yet reliable centrifugal circulator pump. These pumps are at...more...

Is a colony on Mars a reasonable option for humans? What would be different about harvesting energy on the red planet compared to Earth? Maybe...more...

In a long-awaited ruling, the Colorado Court of Appeals recently held that a homeowner’s association could not remove a stipulation from its declaration mandating arbitration...more...

Let me introduce myself by telling you about the greatest guy I never met. Charlie Horton founded two trade magazines, and I had the pleasure...more...

Boston, Mass. – 3D printing for buildings is no longer a novelty as the building and construction industry uses the new technology to produce customized niche...more...

Pasadena, Calif.  – IAPMO R&T, North America’s premier third-party testing and certification body for plumbing, mechanical, and water treatment products, recently participated in the inaugural...more...

Woodridge, Ill. –- The plumbing industry’s support of Operation Rise & Conquer continued in great force on May 2 as VAMAC, Gerber and Danze teamed...more...

Waco, Texas – A growing number of the country’s 21.2 million U.S. veterans are embracing the idea of owning their own business when transitioning to...more...

Lebanon, Tenn. – Lochinvar, LLC has been named a Bronze winner in the 35th Annual Telly Awards for a new video that showcases the CREST Condensing...more...

Vista, CA - U.S.-based Waterless Co. Inc. has launched an updated new web site, www.waterless.com, focused on the needs of the professional building, facility...more...

Chicago – IAPMO R&T, North America’s premier third-party testing and certification body for plumbing, mechanical, and water treatment products, recently participated in the 96th annual...more...

Mokena, Ill. — ASSE International’s Board of Directors has voted to re-form the ASSE Scald Awareness Task Group to develop a white paper concerning proper...more...

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John Guest

Female Connector in 3/8-inch O.D. x 9/16-24 Compression Threads. The Female Connector threads onto chrome supply valves and 3/8-inch compression threads. It can be used...more...

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Uponor

There are six new ProPEX lead free brass CPVC adapter fittings for transitioning from CPVC to PEX in commercial plumbing and hydronic distribution piping systems....more...

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Grundfos

The line of LCSE split-coupled end suction pumps with integrated motor, drive and control feature the MLE variable speed motor in ranges from 3 to...more...

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Eemax

Electric Mini Tanks save water by eliminating the wait for hot water at the point of use. With a sleek new exterior and single weld...more...

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Bosch

The wall-mounted Greenstar gas condensing boiler for residential applications is now available in a floor-standing version for all eight regular (heat) and combi (heat+hot water)...more...

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Armstrong Fluid Technology

The E.2 Pump-Less Volute (PLV) is designed to upgrade, renew or replace all working parts of all models in the E Series family of circulators....more...

Vacaville, CA - M&G DuraVent announced that it has obtained a key approval for PolyPro Venting Systems. PolyPro single-wall and concentric pipe have been approved...more...

HARRISON, Ohio – Blue Angel Pumps, a professional line of sump and sewage pumps dedicated to the professional plumber, will be rolling out enhanced product...more...

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Matco-Norca

Hydrant Adapters
HYD-250LF - 2-1/2" FNST x 3/4" Hose Thread
HYD-260LF - 2-1/2" FNST x 3/4" MIP 
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California’s current megadrought hit a shocking new low. Last Thursday, the state’s snowpack officially ran out.

At least some measurable snowpack in the Sierra mountains usually lasts...more...