Posts by John Mesenbrink

NTEA Work Truck Show: Business as usual

Sandwiched between the NFL Combine and the Men and Women’s NCAA Big Ten Tourney, Indianapolis played host to the NTEA Work Truck Show — the largest....More

And the Carlson-Holohan award goes to…?

As I waited for the Carlson-Holohan award presentation to begin — an award passed down every two years — I thought to myself, “I....More

Unconventional naming convention: Plumbing industry needs a PR makeover

With names like Polar Vortex, Saskatchewan Screamer and Hercules, I’ve often wondered if the National Weather Service has a separate PR....More

Not going to AHR? You’re crazy

AHR hits NYC and the Javits Center January 21-23 2014, and you should make plans to be there. You owe it to yourself and to the future success of....More

World Plumbing Council: Bringing sanitation into the 21st century

This is a country that has a full arsenal of nuclear weapons yet they don’t have proper sanitation. Every nation should have proper sanitation! And....More

Big box or not to big box?

So I got to thinking about this back and forth on the viability of big boxes. What if certain, itemized merchandise from these outlets require a....More

Five reasons to attend Comfortech in Philly

The Comfortech Show hits Philadelphia September 18-20, and if you haven’t penciled it in on your calendar, you should. The entire Comfortech event,....More

Let's get nostalgic about plumbing

I can't help it. Every time I visit a commercial or residential restroom, or a commerical or residential mechanical room, I want to know what....More

Let's get nostalgic about plumbing

But you know what really blows my mind? My visits to the Plumbing Museum in Watertown, Mass. To compare what you see in today's plumbing....More

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