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Contractor chooses above-floor plumbing system for his log cabin home 
Recently, Frederick had a very special customer—himself. He wanted to add plumbing to his three-story, log cabin home’s walk-in basement, from which he runs his business.
Vincent R. Boltz Inc. retains culture through acquisition 
Much credit is due to Bob Boltz, who owned the company from 1980 until 2015. His foresight throughout ownership and during the acquisition left all employees and customers in a good position.
P.K. McGuane makes a "splash" using press connections 
Splash selected P.K. McGuane Plumbing and Heating as the plumbers for the new plant because of the relationship they had already built.
Hydronic system delivers comfort, efficiency 
While Stevensville, Maryland, enjoys a climate with fewer heating degree days than much of hydronic country, the wind off the bay is enough to turn the tides in favor of a hot water system.
Johnson Controls offers cloud-based Smart Connected Chillers for optimal equipment performance
Cloud-based wireless technology enhances chiller maintenance practices, reducing unplanned emergencies mean-time to repairs &increasing chiller uptime, reliability.
WellSpan York Hospital launches radiant heated helipad  2
The hospital’s elevated helicopter pad is 34 feet off the ground and measures 7,200-sq.ft. – more than 3,000-sq.ft. larger than the hospital’s old helipad.
TLC Mechanical, BJ Terroni come to homeowners' rescue 
When Matt Calloway, owner of Ocean View, New Jersey-based TLC Mechanical, first entered the Willett’s mechanical room, he couldn’t believe his eyes.
J.M. Lapp Plumbing & Heating focuses on radiant projects 
J.M. Lapp Plumbing & Heating is located in Bird-In-Hand, Pa.; dead center of Amish Country. Here, a connection to utility lines is often considered a luxury.
Radiant panel challenges overcome at Washington College of Law 
Each panel required four hangers that had to be coordinated among congested ceiling space, in addition to the 12 miles of pipe it took to support the system.
AAA Plumbing & Heating provides customer with radiant comfort 
In June of 2014, just east of Pueblo, work began on a 2,600-sq.ft, ranch-style home perched on a bluff overlooking the Arkansas River. The client was familiar with Triple AAA’s work and requested them.
AHR Expo 2016 showcases energy-efficient, innovative products 
Highlights of the show featured brand new innovative products — many of them focusing on energy efficiency and connectivity in homes and buildings.
Housing development gets high-efficiency hydronic retrofit 
Twin Parks is again being recognized at the highest levels for innovation, this time for its focus on energy-efficiency.
KBIS 2016 focuses on water conservation, quality
As usual water conservation and innovative design were top of mind to exhibitors at the Kitchen & Bath Industry Show (KBIS), during Design & Construction Week.
International Builders' Show focuses on connectivity in home 
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.
Geothermal system brings comfort, energy savings to Gulf Breeze Community Center
The project incorporated a number of efficient building systems, including daylight harvesting, low-voltage lighting controls, spray foam insulation and a new geothermal heating and cooling system that provides 100 percent of the heating, cooling.

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