Residential Plumbing http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6597/more en 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 Registered User 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 Registered User 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 10 tips for a successful variable frequency drive installation http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/10-tips-successful-variable-frequency-drive-installation <div class="field-byline"> By Chris Preston </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Contractors and plumbers can provide homeowners with the steady stream of water they expect by installing a variable frequency drive. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/10-tips-successful-variable-frequency-drive-installation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/10-tips-successful-variable-frequency-drive-installation#comments Residential Plumbing Registered User Fri, 11 Dec 2015 19:28:00 +0000 413161 at http://contractormag.com Consistent comfort at the Norton Residence http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/consistent-comfort-norton-residence <div class="field-byline"> By Brian Nelson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Unfortunately, though the house itself was gorgeous inside and out, the indoor comfort was consistently compromised by the inadequate air conditioning system. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/consistent-comfort-norton-residence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/consistent-comfort-norton-residence#comments Residential Plumbing Registered User Fri, 30 Oct 2015 18:13:00 +0000 412161 at http://contractormag.com Water heater products http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/water-heater-products <div class="node-body gallery-body">The majority of professional contractors should be ready to install water heaters meeting NAECA EF requirements — thanks to all the training and education that has occurred in the industry the past couple years. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/water-heater-products" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/water-heater-products#comments Residential Plumbing Fri, 12 Jun 2015 20:07:00 +0000 409041 at http://contractormag.com NAECA is the new reality http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/naeca-new-reality <div class="field-deck"> Contractors may see business increase </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now that NAECA is a reality, what does this mean for contractors’ businesses? And where can a contractor find resources regarding the efficiency requirements, if they still have questions?</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/naeca-new-reality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/residential-plumbing/naeca-new-reality#comments Residential Plumbing Registered User Fri, 12 Jun 2015 16:04:00 +0000 409021 at http://contractormag.com PMI says CEC’s California emergency drought regs are imprudent, urges use of WaterSense products http://contractormag.com/commercial-plumbing/pmi-says-cec-s-california-emergency-drought-regs-are-imprudent-urges-use-waterse <div class="node-body article-body">The California Energy Commission has gone beyond WaterSense standards, mandating that new urinal installations use no more than a pint per flush and faucets max out at 1.2-GPM.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/commercial-plumbing/pmi-says-cec-s-california-emergency-drought-regs-are-imprudent-urges-use-waterse" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/commercial-plumbing/pmi-says-cec-s-california-emergency-drought-regs-are-imprudent-urges-use-waterse#comments Commercial Plumbing Residential Plumbing Fri, 10 Apr 2015 15:13:00 +0000 407661 at http://contractormag.com