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.      

Dwyer Group, Mr. Rooter & the future of contracting 
Read the one-on-one interview with Mary Kennedy Thompson, the new COO of the Dwyer Group, a franchisor of 10 service-based franchise brands, and Doyle James, the new president of Mr. Rooter.
Global Water Center: Water tech research, development is name of the game
Before the Global Water Center was built, The Water Council — a non-profit organization founded in 2009 — was created to be the central connector of all the water technology business groups and universities.
NAECA is the new reality 
Now that NAECA is a reality, what does this mean for contractors’ businesses? And where can a contractor find resources regarding the efficiency requirements, if they still have questions?
Contractors most likely to purchase tools from wholesalers 
See what tools CONTRACTOR readers use the most, according to the Power Tool Use Survey results.
Mike Rowe joins home services companies to promote skilled trades 1
A first-of-its-kind partnership with Mike Rowe was announced last week during One Hour Heating & Air Conditioning, Benjamin Franklin Plumbing and Mister Sparky’s annual convention in Las Vegas.
Remodel Works Bath & Kitchen is awarded Angie’s List’s Super Service Award 3
Remodel Works Bath and Kitchen makes the customer No. 1! Kitchen & bath showroom demonstrates exemplary customer service
Work vehicles gain strong presence at Chicago Auto Show 
If contractors are planning to purchase new company and fleet vehicles in the near future, the Chicago Auto Show was the show to be at in February.
Innovative products galore at 2015 AHR Expo
This year’s AHR Expo claimed the title for the best-attended event ever held in Chicago. Preliminary attendance figures show that more than 61,000 total attendees, including 42,400 visitors, participated in the 2015 AHR Expo, with more than 2,100 companies exhibiting.
Kohler launched a variety of new products this year
KBIS, IBS showcase smart, sustainable products
LAS VEGAS — The Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS) wrapped up its 51st annual show at the Las Vegas Convention Center and Visitors Center, Jan. 22.
Chicago Auto Show showcases commercial vehicles
The 2015 Chicago Auto Show not only appeals to consumers, it also appeals to business owners and fleet managers.
Introducing CONTRACTOR's 2015 industry luminaries
Here are the most passionate and committed professionals in the plumbing and hydronics industries.
2015 plumbing forecast: contractors can expect a better year  1
Finally, it seems that there will be some positive economic traction in 2015, and the plumbing industry is slowly, but surely benefiting by this.
American Standard featured at Banner Plumbing Supply
Contractors in the Chicagoland area and northwest Indiana count on Banner Plumbing Supply for the latest plumbing products.
Troops To Trades helps veterans, plumbing and HVAC industries  1
The Troops To Trades program, created by The Nexstar Legacy Foundation to help U.S. veterans obtain the necessary skill sets to work in the plumbing and HVAC industries, is continuing to pick up speed.
Grundfos pump solutions contribute to global sustainability 23
BJERRINGBRO, DENMARK — In early October, Grundfos invited trade media from North America and South America to visit the Grundfos headquarters and manufacturing facility here in Bjerringbro, Denmark.

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