Residential Plumbing http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en LIXIL’s SATO toilet finalist in World Changing Ideas Awards http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/lixil-s-sato-toilet-finalist-world-changing-ideas-awards <div class="node-body article-body">The winners and finalists in the 2017 World Changing Ideas Awards program will be highlighted in the magazine’s April 2017 issue.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/lixil-s-sato-toilet-finalist-world-changing-ideas-awards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/lixil-s-sato-toilet-finalist-world-changing-ideas-awards#comments Residential Plumbing Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:27:00 +0000 434841 at http://contractormag.com ARS/Rescue Rooter, RighTime team up to help San Diego veteran http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/arsrescue-rooter-rightime-team-help-san-diego-veteran <div class="node-body article-body">The ARS Cares program donates an HVAC system or water heater to a veteran in need by enlisting the help of local veterans’ agencies. Once a veteran in need is identified, ARS works with its local service center and ensures the installation process goes smoothly. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/arsrescue-rooter-rightime-team-help-san-diego-veteran" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/arsrescue-rooter-rightime-team-help-san-diego-veteran#comments Residential Plumbing Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:41:00 +0000 434831 at http://contractormag.com It’s all about water at ISH http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/it-s-all-about-water-ish <div class="node-body article-body">Plumbing and hydronic heating contractors know how important water is -- for drinking, showering and heating. Editor-in-Chief Robert Mader made the trek to Germany to find out the hottest new trends in plumbing and hydronics systems that will come to the States eventually or, at the very least, new concepts that will get you thinking.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/it-s-all-about-water-ish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/it-s-all-about-water-ish#comments Hydronics Systems Residential Plumbing Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:07:00 +0000 434761 at http://contractormag.com Source - Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH / Pietro Sutera Quality Products Made by Superior, Long-time Workers http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/quality-products-made-superior-long-time-workers <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Ward Manufacturing </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>For 93 years, Ward Mfg. has provided quality jobs to American workers. Back in 1924, Joseph Ward founded the company in Blossburg, Pa., manufacturing a small line of cast-iron steam and drainage fittings, as well as plugs and bushings. The fledgling company&rsquo;s reputation as a quality manufacturer began to grow and soon began adding capabilities to make Class 150 malleable iron fittings (1928) and malleable iron pipe unions (1938).</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/quality-products-made-superior-long-time-workers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/quality-products-made-superior-long-time-workers#comments Commercial Plumbing Pipefitting Residential Plumbing Wed, 22 Mar 2017 15:21:00 +0000 434601 at http://contractormag.com Purdue’s ReNEWW House is net-zero defined http://contractormag.com/geothermal/purdue-s-reneww-house-net-zero-defined <div class="node-body article-body">Engineers installed an instrumentation system that monitors key data and employs data collected to help develop next-generation, high-efficiency appliances in conjunction with Purdue University.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/geothermal/purdue-s-reneww-house-net-zero-defined" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/geothermal/purdue-s-reneww-house-net-zero-defined#comments Geothermal Residential Plumbing Silver Mon, 13 Feb 2017 15:03:00 +0000 433761 at http://contractormag.com Combination boiler delivers space heating, domestic hot water to modernized 1930s residence http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/combination-boiler-delivers-space-heating-domestic-hot-water-modernized-1930s-r <div class="field-deck"> 21st Century Heat </div> <div class="node-body article-body">One crucial aspect of remodeling the home was deciding on what kind of space and water heating systems to install. The home had previously used a tank-style water heater and a forced-air furnace system. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/combination-boiler-delivers-space-heating-domestic-hot-water-modernized-1930s-r" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/combination-boiler-delivers-space-heating-domestic-hot-water-modernized-1930s-r#comments Residential Plumbing Silver Fri, 06 Jan 2017 21:38:00 +0000 432571 at http://contractormag.com Contractor chooses above-floor plumbing system for his log cabin home http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/contractor-chooses-above-floor-plumbing-system-his-log-cabin-home <div class="node-body article-body">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. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/contractor-chooses-above-floor-plumbing-system-his-log-cabin-home" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/contractor-chooses-above-floor-plumbing-system-his-log-cabin-home#comments Residential Plumbing Silver Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:07:00 +0000 426641 at http://contractormag.com Above-average gains in home renovation and repair spending expected to continue http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/above-average-gains-home-renovation-and-repair-spending-expected-continue <div class="node-body article-body">Over the coming year, homeowner remodeling activity is projected to accelerate, keeping the rate of growth above its long-term trend.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/above-average-gains-home-renovation-and-repair-spending-expected-continue" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/above-average-gains-home-renovation-and-repair-spending-expected-continue#comments Residential Plumbing Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:48:00 +0000 424211 at http://contractormag.com Remodeling Futures Program at the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University ARS expands in the greater Atlanta area by acquiring Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Cooling http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/ars-expands-greater-atlanta-area-acquiring-allgood-plumbing-electric-heating-co <div class="node-body article-body">American Residential Services has acquired the assets of Allgood Plumbing, Electric, Heating & Cooling in Snellville, GA. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/ars-expands-greater-atlanta-area-acquiring-allgood-plumbing-electric-heating-co" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/ars-expands-greater-atlanta-area-acquiring-allgood-plumbing-electric-heating-co#comments Residential Plumbing Tue, 10 May 2016 15:23:00 +0000 419281 at http://contractormag.com <p>Atlanta, GA.</p> iStock/Thinkstock National poll: 95% of Americans want public officials to invest in water systems http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/national-poll-95-americans-want-public-officials-invest-water-systems <div class="field-deck"> 60% willing to pay more for secure water service </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Value of Water Coalition today released the results of a new national poll on public attitudes and concerns about water. The poll found that Americans are deeply concerned with the state of water infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/national-poll-95-americans-want-public-officials-invest-water-systems" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/national-poll-95-americans-want-public-officials-invest-water-systems#comments Residential Plumbing Thu, 25 Feb 2016 14:58:00 +0000 416041 at http://contractormag.com