The International Code Council Evaluation Service LLC has sued the International Association of Plumbing & Mechanical Officials Uniform Evaluation Service, claiming that IAPMO UES has copied its evaluation reports and acceptance criteria.
A CONTRACTOR magazine Contractor of the Year does way more than fix things. Each year we’ve profiled contractors who have done more, whether it’s community or industry service, professional acumen, pioneering new technology, taking on a worthy cause or volunteerism.
I’ve been reflecting on the pace of change lately, especially after reading about some new photovoltaic and solar thermal collectors that will make you forget about any solar collector that you’ve seen before.
The AHR Expo this year in Chicago was a large and successful show with 61,000 attendees and 480,000-sq.ft. of exhibit space. By comparison, ISH drew 198,000 attendees to see exhibits spread out over nine buildings and 2.8 million square feet.
With evidence that fire sprinklers can help save lives and reduce property damage, residential fire sprinkler systems are beginning to become a required component of newly constructed one- or two-family homes....More
GE Appliances is adding another product, the GeoSpring hybrid water heater, to its growing list of appliances consumers can control using IFTTT, an online service that allows users to create powerful connections between apps or websites....More
The International Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Exposition is now coming to a close at the Orange County Convention Center, and CONTRACTOR’s footsore editorial team is there to catch the final hours.