Candace Roulo

Senior Editor,
Contractor Magazine

Candace Roulo, senior editor of CONTRACTOR and graduate of Michigan State University’s College of Communication Arts & Sciences, has 15 years of industry experience in the media and construction industries. She covers a variety of mechanical contracting topics, from sustainable construction practices and policy issues affecting contractors to continuing education for industry professionals and the best business practices that contractors can implement to run successful businesses.      

More innovative products showcased at AHR Expo 2017 — day 3
Editors continued to visited booths to find out what are the most innovative products on the market in 2017 (here’s a rundown of a few of our favorite products). Also, stay tuned for our entire coverage of the show via the AHR Expo 2017 Product Round-up article.
Innovative products showcased at AHR Expo 2017 & the RPA reception too — day 2
Editors visited booths to find out what are the most innovative products on the market in 2017 (here’s a rundown of a few of our favorite products), and we attended the Radiant Professionals Alliance’s (RPA) reception too.
A sneak peak of innovative products showcased at AHR Expo 2017 — day 1
Here’s a sneak peak of just a few of the products featured at AHR Expo 2017.
2017 Plumbing Forecast 
Despite all these changes and challenges, there is a positive plumbing forecast for the New Year — the plumbing industry will continue to grow.
Women of IoT Emerge 
During this two-day event, attendees participated in technical sessions, workshops, live demonstrations, hands-on training, live facility tours, and peer-to-peer networking with IoT professionals.
Comfortech 2016 – Attendees learn to embrace change, mindset of technology 
Comfortech was different than any we’ve hosted before — we focused on topics, such as Internet of Things, Building Information Modeling, Smart buildings, the Smart/Connected home market and Smart tools.
Designing hydronic systems at Little Red Schoolhouse 
The Little Red Schoolhouse offers many seminars — from a service and maintenance of water based HVAC systems seminar to a plumbing systems design seminar — for industry professionals.
Tech-savvy bathing/showering devices save money via water conservation 
“Technology is changing everything,” said Kohler. “Consumers aspire to have connected homes, which can improve the way we live in our homes.
Come one, come all to Comfortech 2016
Contractors will have the opportunity to learn technical installations, sales and marketing solutions and new business opportunities all while getting credits through NATE and RSES.
Water Summit 2016: Conversations on infrastructure resiliencies 
During the two-day event attendees had the opportunity to network with one another and exchange ideas about global water issues and discuss innovative solutions.
Women in the plumbing & HVACR trades share their success stories  1
I interviewed three talented and personable ladies in the plumbing and HVACR trades to find out what lead them to having a career in the field, what they enjoy about their jobs, etc., etc.
Contractors still prefer to purchase tools from wholesalers 
Survey respondents still prefer to purchase their tools at plumbing/HVACR wholesalers — 56 percent of survey respondents go to their wholesalers to make such purchases.
Designing plumbing systems 
The three-day Plumbing Systems Design Seminar covered the properties of water, centrifugal pumps used in plumbing systems, important information gained from pump curves and much more.
WaterFurnace 2016 ASM: State of the geothermal industry  1
The event started with opening remarks about WaterFurnace and the state of the industry from Michael Albertson, Sr. VP of WaterFurnace.
Recruiting: Change the perception of mechanical trades 
The Plumber Protects the Health of the Nation. If you are reading this article, chances are you have seen this historical poster before because you have a career in the mechanical contracting industries.

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