Steve Spaulding

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Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee, BrandFX, WernerCo, Viega, WaterFurnace and PowerMate
This week the product gallery includes a fast pressing tool, a lightweight service body, a truck box, an elbow joint for use with pressing systems, a hydronic heat pump and more.
Adding geothermal to your plumbing/heating business 
When it comes to adding geothermal system installation to your business, Weidner has this blunt advice: “There’s too many people out here who don’t know what they’re doing. So you’re going to have to get knowledgeable and certified.”
Weekly Product Gallery: ASCO, General, John Guest, Luxaire, Milwaukee and Pioneer
This week the product gallery features lead-free brass solenoid valves, an easy-to-maneuver drain cleaning machine, a line of white fittings, a split system heat pump, a self-priming, cordless transfer pump and more.
Weekly Product Gallery: Weil-McLain, Delta Faucet, Cheviot, Spirax Sarco, Bonomi and MCN
This week the product gallery includes a high-efficiency combi boiler, a deck mount lavatory faucet, a cast iron bathtub, an inverted bucket steam trap, a thermoplastic ball valve and more.
Weekly Product Gallery: Watts, Bosch Tool, Xylem, VamPIRE, InSinkErator and Icera
This week the product gallery includes a backflow prevention assembly, a laser level, a pump controller with variable frequency drive, a multi-purpose set of pliers, an instant hot water dispenser and more.
Water infrastructure crisis could be a windfall for plumbers 
Water quality concerns, highlighted by the crisis in Flint, Michigan, have made the headlines, but are only the tip of the iceberg.
Weekly Product Gallery: Milwaukee, Lochinvar, Crescent, Matco-Norca, Little Giant and Watermark
This week the product gallery includes a recip saw, a high-efficiency commercial boiler, a ratcheting adjustable wrench, a universal pressure balancing valve, a series of continuous duty pumps and more.
Weekly Product Gallery: Bosch Tool, BrassCraft, Mansfield, Weil-McLain, Taco and Moen
This week the product gallery includes a hammer drill/driver, a one-piece supply line, a one-piece toilet, a condensing, cast-iron boiler, a high efficiency circulator and more.
Going to Comfortech 2016? Welcome to Philadelphia!
While you’re at Comfortech this September, between listening to speakers or attending conferences don’t forget to take time to look around Philadelphia!
Weekly Product Gallery: Metabo, Watts, Grohe, General, Goulds and Velocity
This week the product gallery features a limited edition angle grinder, a dial set boiler fill valve, a shower system with push-button technology, a drain cleaner that uses compressed air and more.
Outreach & inroads: benefits of a career in the trades 
Why are so many well-paying jobs (the 2015 National Occupational Employment and Wage Estimates lists the mean annual wage for a Plumbers, Pipefitters and Steamfitters at $55,100) that offer multiple tracks for advancement going begging?
Crazy uses for PVC pipe! 1
Some days, it seems like 90% of the dumb things amateur and DIY plumbers do involved the criminal misuse of PVC pipe.
Can't-miss events at Comfortech 2016
Comfortech 2016 is offering an amazing series of events designed to help contractors who want to grow their businesses.
Weil-McLain at 135: Proud history, future vision 
So how does a company maintain its success from the tail end of the 19th century all the way to the 21st? Weil-McLain has five company values that ground all employees.
Made in America 2016!  3
Welcome to this year’s Made in America feature, where we celebrate those companies that are manufacturing their high-quality products right here in the U.S.A.

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