Contractor Magazine http://contractormag.com/rss.xml en Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum at Autodesk University http://contractormag.com/technology/registration-now-open-3rd-annual-mep-and-structural-fabricators-forum-autodesk-university <div class="node-body article-body">Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum hosted by Autodesk, Inc. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/registration-now-open-3rd-annual-mep-and-structural-fabricators-forum-autodesk-university" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/registration-now-open-3rd-annual-mep-and-structural-fabricators-forum-autodesk-university#comments Training Opportunities Technology Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:27:00 +0000 427721 at http://contractormag.com Augury unveils OEM partnership program for industrial IoT http://contractormag.com/iot/augury-unveils-oem-partnership-program-industrial-iot <div class="field-deck"> Global pump manufacturing leader Grundfos to participate in pilot program. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Augury today announced its new partnership program designed to deliver connected, self-diagnosing predictive maintenance products to OEMs.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/iot/augury-unveils-oem-partnership-program-industrial-iot" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/iot/augury-unveils-oem-partnership-program-industrial-iot#comments IoT Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:04:00 +0000 427711 at http://contractormag.com Grundfos Charitable Walk raises more than $35K; $230K over four years http://contractormag.com/management/grundfos-charitable-walk-raises-more-35k-230k-over-four-years <div class="node-body article-body">Grundfos held its fifth annual Walk for Water charitable benefit in Kansas City, Mo, and Aurora, IL.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/grundfos-charitable-walk-raises-more-35k-230k-over-four-years" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/grundfos-charitable-walk-raises-more-35k-230k-over-four-years#comments Management Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:53:00 +0000 427701 at http://contractormag.com The Whalen Company appoints Craig Wanner to position of President and CEO http://contractormag.com/management/whalen-company-appoints-craig-wanner-position-president-and-ceo <div class="node-body article-body">The Whalen Company announced today the promotion of Craig Wanner to President and CEO.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/whalen-company-appoints-craig-wanner-position-president-and-ceo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/whalen-company-appoints-craig-wanner-position-president-and-ceo#comments Management Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:41:00 +0000 427691 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: American Standard, Saniflo, Moen, WaterFurnace, Noritz and Goulds http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-saniflo-moen-waterfurnace-noritz-and-goulds <div class="node-body gallery-body">This week the product gallery includes a self-cleaning toilet, a high-efficiency toilet, a new bathroom suite, a hydronic heat pump, a commercial tankless water heater system and more.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-saniflo-moen-waterfurnace-noritz-and-goulds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-american-standard-saniflo-moen-waterfurnace-noritz-and-goulds#comments Faucets Geothermal Media Galleries Toilets Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:20:00 +0000 427681 at http://contractormag.com Honeywell's new T-Series thermostats designed with contractor efficiency in mind http://contractormag.com/technology/honeywells-new-t-series-thermostats-designed-contractor-efficiency-mind <div class="field-deck"> Includes the Lyric™ T6 Pro Wi-Fi Thermostat, combining smart connectivity – including Apple HomeKit™ – with contractor-friendly features. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Based on the evolving needs of today’s consumers, their homes, and the contractors that help maintain them, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announces its T Series portfolio of connected and non-connected thermostats.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/technology/honeywells-new-t-series-thermostats-designed-contractor-efficiency-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/technology/honeywells-new-t-series-thermostats-designed-contractor-efficiency-mind#comments Technology Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:46:00 +0000 427671 at http://contractormag.com <p>Lyric T6 Pro.</p> Honeywell. Official Minnesota Vikings U.S. Bank Stadium construction time-lapse http://contractormag.com/video/official-minnesota-vikings-us-bank-stadium-construction-time-lapse <div class="node-body video-body">The just-released time-lapse showcases 32-months of progress with high-definition imagery.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/video/official-minnesota-vikings-us-bank-stadium-construction-time-lapse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/video/official-minnesota-vikings-us-bank-stadium-construction-time-lapse#comments Video Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:13:00 +0000 427661 at http://contractormag.com All Plumbing, Inc. wins second Pulse of the City News Customer Satisfaction Award http://contractormag.com/plumbing/all-plumbing-inc-wins-second-pulse-city-news-customer-satisfaction-award <div class="node-body article-body">All Plumbing, Inc. wins consecutive Pulse of the City News Customer Satisfaction Awards.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/plumbing/all-plumbing-inc-wins-second-pulse-city-news-customer-satisfaction-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/plumbing/all-plumbing-inc-wins-second-pulse-city-news-customer-satisfaction-award#comments Plumbing Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:51:00 +0000 427651 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Comfortech 2016 wrap-up - and the adventures of MegaContractor! http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-wrap-and-adventures-megacontractor <div class="node-body gallery-body">Another Comfortech is in the books. Time to pack up and head home. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-wrap-and-adventures-megacontractor" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-wrap-and-adventures-megacontractor#comments Comfortech Media Galleries Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:10:00 +0000 427641 at http://contractormag.com <p>Time to break down the booths and move out the trailer -- Comfortech 2016 is in the books!</p> A. O. Smith awards winners of PHCC Educational Foundation scholarships http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/o-smith-awards-winners-phcc-educational-foundation-scholarships <div class="node-body article-body">A. O. Smith announced today the winners of two $2,500 scholarships for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/o-smith-awards-winners-phcc-educational-foundation-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/o-smith-awards-winners-phcc-educational-foundation-scholarships#comments Training Opportunities Plumbing Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:28:00 +0000 427631 at http://contractormag.com <p>Scott Perkins and Jesus Prudencio.</p> More Comfortech 2016! C3 Competition, CB Hall of Fame & exhibits galore... http://contractormag.com/comfortech/more-comfortech-2016-c3-competition-cb-hall-fame-exhibits-galore <div class="node-body gallery-body">The final day of Comfortech 2016 includes the C3 Competition -- in HVAC and Hydronics -- a final keynote from Weldon Long, even more demos from exhibitors, award presentations and more!</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/comfortech/more-comfortech-2016-c3-competition-cb-hall-fame-exhibits-galore" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/comfortech/more-comfortech-2016-c3-competition-cb-hall-fame-exhibits-galore#comments Comfortech Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:07:00 +0000 427621 at http://contractormag.com <p>Students and the C3 Competition -- Hydronics give it their all.</p> Mechanical trades mark 18 years of service to the needy http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/mechanical-trades-mark-18-years-service-needy <div class="field-deck"> "Heat's On - Water's Off" event set for September 24th. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Washington area's eighteenth annual "Heat's On - Water's Off" work day will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 6:30 am to 12:30 pm.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/mechanical-trades-mark-18-years-service-needy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/plumbing-contractor/mechanical-trades-mark-18-years-service-needy#comments Plumbing Contractor Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:55:00 +0000 427611 at http://contractormag.com Thousands of EMCOR employees wear pink hard hats at job sites across the nation http://contractormag.com/management/thousands-emcor-employees-wear-pink-hard-hats-job-sites-across-nation <div class="field-deck"> EMCOR’s 8th annual “Protect Yourself. Get Screened Today.” campaign creates a powerful “call to action” during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">EMCOR Group announces that for the 8th consecutive year thousands of its employees at 55+ of its subsidiaries across the U.S will commemorate Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October by donning EMCOR Pink Hard Hats. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/thousands-emcor-employees-wear-pink-hard-hats-job-sites-across-nation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/thousands-emcor-employees-wear-pink-hard-hats-job-sites-across-nation#comments Management Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:29:00 +0000 427601 at http://contractormag.com A. O. Smith announces winners of Charlie Wallace Service Award Scholarships http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/o-smith-announces-winners-charlie-wallace-service-award-scholarships <div class="node-body article-body">A. O. Smith announced today the winners of the two $2,500 Charlie Wallace Service Award Scholarships for students in plumbing and HVAC programs.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/o-smith-announces-winners-charlie-wallace-service-award-scholarships" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/o-smith-announces-winners-charlie-wallace-service-award-scholarships#comments Training Opportunities Plumbing Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:58:00 +0000 427591 at http://contractormag.com NTEA to announce new Work Truck Show 2017 keynote speaker http://contractormag.com/trucks/ntea-announce-new-work-truck-show-2017-keynote-speaker <div class="node-body article-body">Due to a conflict, NTEA, the Association for the Work Truck Industry, has cancelled the previously announced keynote address by Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/trucks/ntea-announce-new-work-truck-show-2017-keynote-speaker" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/trucks/ntea-announce-new-work-truck-show-2017-keynote-speaker#comments Trucks Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:52:00 +0000 427581 at http://contractormag.com Comfortech 2016: Best of the industry on display http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-best-industry-display <div class="node-body gallery-body">Wednesday at Comfortech saw the keynote address, the Executive Leadership Symposium, the Grand Opening of the Exhibit Hall and much, much more. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-best-industry-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-best-industry-display#comments Comfortech Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:45:00 +0000 427571 at http://contractormag.com Most consumers unfamiliar with WaterSense products, according to PMI survey http://contractormag.com/green/most-consumers-unfamiliar-watersense-products-according-pmi-survey <div class="field-deck"> PMI CEO says water-saving program must be authorized and funded by Congress to create higher awareness. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Three-quarters of 1,000 Google survey respondents said they were unfamiliar with the Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/green/most-consumers-unfamiliar-watersense-products-according-pmi-survey" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/green/most-consumers-unfamiliar-watersense-products-according-pmi-survey#comments Green Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:41:00 +0000 427561 at http://contractormag.com IAPMO Technical Committee Meetings first step toward development of 2018 Uniform Solar/Hydronic and Swimming Pool Codes http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-technical-committee-meetings-first-step-toward-development-2018-uniform-solarhydronic-an <div class="node-body article-body">IAPMO will host Technical Committee meetings toward the ANSI-accredited consensus development of the 2018 editions of the Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code and Uniform Swimming Pool, Spa and Hot Tub Code.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-technical-committee-meetings-first-step-toward-development-2018-uniform-solarhydronic-an" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-technical-committee-meetings-first-step-toward-development-2018-uniform-solarhydronic-an#comments Codes Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:30:00 +0000 427551 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Fujitsu General America names Matt Peterson, President http://contractormag.com/management/fujitsu-general-america-names-matt-peterson-president <div class="node-body article-body">Fujitsu General America, Inc., based in Fairfield, NJ, has announced the hiring of Matt Peterson as President and Chief Operating Officer, and the retirement of Tedd Rozylowicz.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/fujitsu-general-america-names-matt-peterson-president" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/fujitsu-general-america-names-matt-peterson-president#comments Management Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:34:00 +0000 427541 at http://contractormag.com <p>Matt Peterson.</p> Comfortech 2016 revs up: Contractors, conferences and more http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-revs-contractors-conferences-and-more <div class="node-body gallery-body">Comfortech 2016 is in full swing with a huge slate of conferences, events and networking opportunities just ahead of the big expo opening tomorrow. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-revs-contractors-conferences-and-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/comfortech/comfortech-2016-revs-contractors-conferences-and-more#comments Comfortech Media Galleries Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:44:00 +0000 427531 at http://contractormag.com <p>Philadelphia, PA, just east of the Museum of Art.</p> U.S. federal district court clears path for ICC copyright complaint against IAPMO http://contractormag.com/codes/us-federal-district-court-clears-path-icc-copyright-complaint-against-iapmo <div class="node-body article-body">A Federal Court on Monday cleared the path for ICC Evaluation Service to proceed with its copyright infringement complaint against the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials, Inc. (IAPMO).</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/us-federal-district-court-clears-path-icc-copyright-complaint-against-iapmo" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/us-federal-district-court-clears-path-icc-copyright-complaint-against-iapmo#comments Codes Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:48:00 +0000 427521 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Weekly Product Gallery: Watts, Bosch Tool, Xylem, VamPIRE, InSinkErator and Icera http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-watts-bosch-tool-xylem-vampire-insinkerator-and-icera <div class="node-body gallery-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-watts-bosch-tool-xylem-vampire-insinkerator-and-icera" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-watts-bosch-tool-xylem-vampire-insinkerator-and-icera#comments Media Galleries Toilets Hydronics Plumbing Tools Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:45:00 +0000 427511 at http://contractormag.com Backlog skyrockets for largest firms during second quarter, but falls to 8.5 months overall http://contractormag.com/management/backlog-skyrockets-largest-firms-during-second-quarter-falls-85-months-overall <div class="node-body article-body">Construction backlog for large contractors reached a new peak of 14.06 months during the second quarter of 2016 according to the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Construction Backlog Indicator (CBI).</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/backlog-skyrockets-largest-firms-during-second-quarter-falls-85-months-overall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/backlog-skyrockets-largest-firms-during-second-quarter-falls-85-months-overall#comments Management Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:36:00 +0000 427501 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Chicago Faucets' White Paper "Cheap Water No More" addresses the rising cost of water http://contractormag.com/whitepapers/chicago-faucets-white-paper-cheap-water-no-more-addresses-rising-cost-water <div class="node-body article-body">Chicago Faucets announces the release of a new white paper, Cheap Water No More. The white paper discusses the continually escalating cost of water businesses will experience.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/whitepapers/chicago-faucets-white-paper-cheap-water-no-more-addresses-rising-cost-water" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/whitepapers/chicago-faucets-white-paper-cheap-water-no-more-addresses-rising-cost-water#comments Whitepapers Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:25:00 +0000 427491 at http://contractormag.com PMI prepares for transition of long-term CEO/Executive Director http://contractormag.com/plumbing/pmi-prepares-transition-long-term-ceoexecutive-director <div class="node-body article-body">Transition plans are in the works as Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) CEO/Executive Director Barbara C. Higgens announced plans today to embark on the next chapter of her life. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/plumbing/pmi-prepares-transition-long-term-ceoexecutive-director" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/plumbing/pmi-prepares-transition-long-term-ceoexecutive-director#comments Management Plumbing Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:17:00 +0000 427481 at http://contractormag.com The IAPMO Group Washington update http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-group-washington-update <div class="field-byline"> Dain M. Hansen, Sr. VP Government Relations, IAPMO </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Senate this week today passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation's water infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-group-washington-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/codes/iapmo-group-washington-update#comments Codes Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:54:00 +0000 427471 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock State Water Heaters announces winner of PHCC Educational Foundation Award Scholarship http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/state-water-heaters-announces-winner-phcc-educational-foundation-award-schola <div class="node-body article-body">State Water Heaters has announced the winner of a $2,500 scholarship for students pursuing plumbing-heating-cooling related studies.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/state-water-heaters-announces-winner-phcc-educational-foundation-award-schola" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/training-opportunities/state-water-heaters-announces-winner-phcc-educational-foundation-award-schola#comments Training Opportunities Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:35:00 +0000 427461 at http://contractormag.com Superior Holding, Inc., acquires English Boiler & Tube, Inc. http://contractormag.com/management/superior-holding-inc-acquires-english-boiler-tube-inc <div class="node-body article-body">Superior Holding, Inc., has acquired the business assets of Richmond, Virginia-based English Boiler & Tube. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/management/superior-holding-inc-acquires-english-boiler-tube-inc" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/management/superior-holding-inc-acquires-english-boiler-tube-inc#comments Hydronics Management Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:08:00 +0000 427451 at http://contractormag.com U.S. Senate passes drinking water infrastructure bill with IAPMO-endorsed WaterSense language http://contractormag.com/piping/us-senate-passes-drinking-water-infrastructure-bill-iapmo-endorsed-watersense-language <div class="node-body article-body">The United States Senate today passed sweeping legislation addressing the nation's water infrastructure, including authorization for the U.S. EPA's WaterSense program.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping/us-senate-passes-drinking-water-infrastructure-bill-iapmo-endorsed-watersense-language" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping/us-senate-passes-drinking-water-infrastructure-bill-iapmo-endorsed-watersense-language#comments Green Piping Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:47:00 +0000 427441 at http://contractormag.com iStock/Thinkstock Bryan Steam celebrates 100 years with open house http://contractormag.com/hydronics/bryan-steam-celebrates-100-years-open-house <div class="node-body article-body">Bryan Steam LLC hosted an open house in August for its employees, North American representatives, vendors and local and state dignitaries to celebrate its 100th year in business. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/hydronics/bryan-steam-celebrates-100-years-open-house" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/hydronics/bryan-steam-celebrates-100-years-open-house#comments Hydronics Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:37:00 +0000 427431 at http://contractormag.com <p>Visitors taking the plant tour during the Bryan Steam open house.</p>