Contractor Magazine en Registration is now open for the 3rd Annual MEP and Structural Fabricators Forum at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Training Opportunities Technology Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:27:00 +0000 427721 at Augury unveils OEM partnership program for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IoT Tue, 27 Sep 2016 20:04:00 +0000 427711 at Grundfos Charitable Walk raises more than $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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:53:00 +0000 427701 at The Whalen Company appoints Craig Wanner to position of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:41:00 +0000 427691 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Faucets Geothermal Media Galleries Toilets Tue, 27 Sep 2016 19:20:00 +0000 427681 at Honeywell's new T-Series thermostats designed with contractor efficiency in 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Technology Tue, 27 Sep 2016 18:46:00 +0000 427671 at <p>Lyric T6 Pro.</p> Honeywell. Official Minnesota Vikings U.S. 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Video Mon, 26 Sep 2016 15:13:00 +0000 427661 at All Plumbing, Inc. wins second Pulse of the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Plumbing Mon, 26 Sep 2016 14:51:00 +0000 427651 at iStock/Thinkstock Comfortech 2016 wrap-up - and the adventures of MegaContractor! <div class="node-body gallery-body">Another Comfortech is in the books. Time to pack up and head home. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comfortech Media Galleries Fri, 23 Sep 2016 21:10:00 +0000 427641 at <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 <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Training Opportunities Plumbing Fri, 23 Sep 2016 18:28:00 +0000 427631 at <p>Scott Perkins and Jesus Prudencio.</p> More Comfortech 2016! C3 Competition, CB Hall of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comfortech Thu, 22 Sep 2016 21:07:00 +0000 427621 at <p>Students and the C3 Competition -- Hydronics give it their all.</p> Mechanical trades mark 18 years of service to the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Plumbing Contractor Thu, 22 Sep 2016 18:55:00 +0000 427611 at Thousands of EMCOR employees wear pink hard hats at job sites across the 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Thu, 22 Sep 2016 14:29:00 +0000 427601 at A. O. Smith announces winners of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Training Opportunities Plumbing Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:58:00 +0000 427591 at NTEA to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Trucks Wed, 21 Sep 2016 21:52:00 +0000 427581 at Comfortech 2016: Best of the industry on 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comfortech Wed, 21 Sep 2016 20:45:00 +0000 427571 at Most consumers unfamiliar with WaterSense products, according to 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:41:00 +0000 427561 at IAPMO Technical Committee Meetings first step toward development of 2018 Uniform Solar/Hydronic and Swimming Pool Codes <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Codes Wed, 21 Sep 2016 16:30:00 +0000 427551 at iStock/Thinkstock 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Wed, 21 Sep 2016 14:34:00 +0000 427541 at <p>Matt Peterson.</p> Comfortech 2016 revs up: 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Comfortech Media Galleries Tue, 20 Sep 2016 20:44:00 +0000 427531 at <p>Philadelphia, PA, just east of the Museum of Art.</p> U.S. federal district court clears path for 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Codes Tue, 20 Sep 2016 18:48:00 +0000 427521 at iStock/Thinkstock 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Media Galleries Toilets Hydronics Plumbing Tools Tue, 20 Sep 2016 16:45:00 +0000 427511 at Backlog skyrockets for largest firms during second quarter, but falls to 8.5 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:36:00 +0000 427501 at iStock/Thinkstock Chicago Faucets' White Paper "Cheap Water No More" addresses the rising cost of 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Whitepapers Tue, 20 Sep 2016 15:25:00 +0000 427491 at PMI prepares for transition of long-term CEO/Executive 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Management Plumbing Mon, 19 Sep 2016 20:17:00 +0000 427481 at The 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Codes Mon, 19 Sep 2016 19:54:00 +0000 427471 at iStock/Thinkstock State Water Heaters announces winner of PHCC Educational Foundation Award Scholarship <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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Training Opportunities Mon, 19 Sep 2016 16:35:00 +0000 427461 at 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydronics Management Fri, 16 Sep 2016 19:08:00 +0000 427451 at U.S. Senate passes drinking water infrastructure bill with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Green Piping Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:47:00 +0000 427441 at iStock/Thinkstock Bryan Steam celebrates 100 years with 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="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hydronics Thu, 15 Sep 2016 20:37:00 +0000 427431 at <p>Visitors taking the plant tour during the Bryan Steam open house.</p>