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American Standard Brands donates ADA-compliant bathroom fixtures for home renovation 
American Standard Brands offered to donate $14,000 worth of specialty ADA-compliant bathroom fixtures for the renovation.
Residential Radiant: Snow-melted driveway takes on Old Man Winter 
Building a substantially larger French-style home with smart, energy efficient technology takes time. The home was under construction for two years, but the masterpiece is now complete.
CONTRACTOR, Contracting Business partner with EGIA to deliver educational programming, a new national conference and resources dedicated to success of contractors
This groundbreaking partnership will provide a fresh approach to the way ongoing education is being provided.
Classic summer camp returns to life thanks to new hot water systems 
SJS Mechanical identified replacement options. Jeff Woodard, vice president of operations for Hollabaugh Brothers, said he presented the Camp Gallagher project to the team at A. O. Smith, who decided to donate the needed hot water products.
Residential hydronics system is work of art by Sison Plumbing & Heating 
Bruce Sison found a job that was tailored to his fascination with all things mechanical. “My friend worked for a plumbing company and they had a job opening,” said Sison. “I learned the ropes quickly.”
KBIS & IBS 2017: Intelligent toilets, digital showers and more
At KBIS 2017 intelligent toilets and digital showers are the products that stole the show.
AHR Expo 2017 preview 
With so many different industry segments represented, with more than 760 different types of products being displayed, with more than 50 free seminars, 17 paid courses, and five separate certification exams — how to make sense of it all?
Mechanical contractor shares three Golden Rules for success 
Encouraged by an uptick in activity across the D.C. Metro/Northern Virginia region, Foley is enthusiastic about being involved in nearly every aspect of his business these days.
Combination boiler delivers space heating, domestic hot water to modernized 1930s residence 
One crucial aspect of remodeling the home was deciding on what kind of space and water heating systems to install. The home had previously used a tank-style water heater and a forced-air furnace system.
Plumbing industry gives back during holidays and all year long 
Are you a plumbing/heating professional donating your time, money and talent to a worthy cause? We’d love to hear about it.
Award-winning OHM office building features one-pipe geothermal system  2
Designed by Simon Oswald Architecture and CM Engineering, the OHM office building the two firms call home is a repository of sound design and engineering practices, along with solid sustainability tactics.
A hot water solution for West Coast brewery 
In addition to activating enzymes in the grain, water heated to 160 degrees is used to clean the large stainless steel equipment that produces the brew and to wash the kegs that hold the finished product.
AvalonBay’s First LEED Platinum Project Features Innovative Solar-Thermal/Tankless Water Heating System 
Among the keys to AvalonBay’s success as a developer of sustainable properties is its willingness to take the long view on its investments, looking to maximize their impact on the local environment and community, as well as the health and safety of the residents.
G. F. Wilbur Plumbing replaces apartment buildings’ water heaters 
Brad Howe, project manager and commercial estimator for Ann Arbor, Michigan-based G. F. Wilbur Plumbing, and a crew of talented UA Local 190 union tradesmen installed replacement water heaters for the Chestnut Lake apartment complex in Yip-see.
Unique mini split installation at an off-Broadway theater  1
The reason the condensers weren’t installed directly on top of the theater was that tenants in adjacent apartments wouldn’t tolerate the noise. Inside the theater, system noise from the colossal ductwork was worse yet.

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