Pipefitting http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Aquatherm North America unveils new HQ http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/aquatherm-north-america-unveils-new-hq <div class="node-body article-body">During the open house, the company’s Design and Fabrication Services Team also performed multiple demonstrations showcasing large-diameter fusion, custom spool and manifold design and creation, and the new Hot Tap Tool, which was designed in partnership with McElroy. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/aquatherm-north-america-unveils-new-hq" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/aquatherm-north-america-unveils-new-hq#comments Pipefitting Thu, 06 Apr 2017 16:43:00 +0000 435011 at http://contractormag.com Working at Ward Mfg.: A family affair http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/working-ward-mfg-family-affair <div class="field-byline"> Sponsored Content by Ward Mfg. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Amy O&rsquo;Conners is a customer service representative at Ward Mfg.&rsquo;s corporate headquarters in Blossburg, Pa. She is a second-generation employee; her father, Gerald O&rsquo;Conners, retired from Ward&rsquo;s Plant 1 in 2015 as a supervisor on the molding line in the production unit after 46 years of service. His son worked at Ward for a time, and other O&rsquo;Conners&rsquo; relatives can be found working at the plumbing pipe and fittings manufacturer.</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/working-ward-mfg-family-affair" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/working-ward-mfg-family-affair#comments Commercial Plumbing Pipefitting Residential Plumbing Tue, 04 Apr 2017 15:43:00 +0000 434941 at http://contractormag.com 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 Changing landscape of refrigerants: what contractors need to know http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/changing-landscape-refrigerants-what-contractors-need-know <div class="field-byline"> William Dietrich </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Contractors are in the best position to advise them with fact-based discussions about refrigerant requirements and guide these long term investments in the right direction.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/changing-landscape-refrigerants-what-contractors-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/changing-landscape-refrigerants-what-contractors-need-know#comments Pipefitting Silver Fri, 09 Dec 2016 16:09:00 +0000 432091 at http://contractormag.com Water Summit 2016: Conversations on infrastructure resiliencies http://contractormag.com/wastewater/water-summit-2016-conversations-infrastructure-resiliencies <div class="node-body article-body">During the two-day event attendees had the opportunity to network with one another and exchange ideas about global water issues and discuss innovative solutions. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/wastewater/water-summit-2016-conversations-infrastructure-resiliencies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/wastewater/water-summit-2016-conversations-infrastructure-resiliencies#comments Pipefitting Piping Contractor Wastewater Tue, 05 Jul 2016 19:19:00 +0000 423111 at http://contractormag.com Fairway Apartments prove a challenging retrofit http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/fairway-apartments-prove-challenging-retrofit <div class="field-deck"> Fairway Apartments prove a challenging retrofit </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A big part of the problem? Theft. Anything with scrap value — from copper piping to full-size water heaters — was being stolen in the night. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/fairway-apartments-prove-challenging-retrofit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/fairway-apartments-prove-challenging-retrofit#comments Pipefitting Silver Mon, 13 Jun 2016 20:35:00 +0000 421571 at http://contractormag.com Brewery’s mechanical system accumulates points toward USGBC LEED Gold certification http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/brewery-s-mechanical-system-accumulates-points-toward-usgbc-leed-gold-certification <div class="field-deck"> Sustainability initiatives at Montana brewery </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The keyword is “indirectly.” The effluent, which is piped into the brewery from the neighboring Bigfork Water and Sewer District, is completely contained within a separate closed loop. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/brewery-s-mechanical-system-accumulates-points-toward-usgbc-leed-gold-certification" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/brewery-s-mechanical-system-accumulates-points-toward-usgbc-leed-gold-certification#comments Pipefitting Silver Mon, 30 Nov 2015 22:15:00 +0000 412761 at http://contractormag.com Hyatt Place Chicago-South/University Medical Center saves lots of green in labor, material http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/hyatt-place-chicago-southuniversity-medical-center-saves-lots-green-labor-material <div class="node-body article-body">Heat fusion is essential to the success of PP-R piping systems. The method joins plastic pipe and fittings by heating them to a molten state and then rapidly pressed them together to form a homogeneous, or monolithic, bond. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/hyatt-place-chicago-southuniversity-medical-center-saves-lots-green-labor-material" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/hyatt-place-chicago-southuniversity-medical-center-saves-lots-green-labor-material#comments Pipefitting Silver Tue, 07 Jul 2015 19:39:00 +0000 409411 at http://contractormag.com Copper installation the right choice at Children’s Hospital http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/copper-installation-right-choice-children-s-hospital <div class="node-body article-body">Slated to open next month, the 425,000-sq.ft., five-story, 192-bed Nemours/A.I. duPont Hospital for Children expansion is an impressive example of how design/build team collaboration is key to the success of any installation. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/copper-installation-right-choice-children-s-hospital" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/pipefitting/copper-installation-right-choice-children-s-hospital#comments Pipefitting Silver Fri, 05 Sep 2014 20:19:00 +0000 36381 at http://contractormag.com Thermal insulation measures gaining momentum on Capitol Hill http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/thermal-insulation-measures-gaining-momentum-capitol-hill <div class="field-byline"> BY JOHN MESENBRINK </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The increased use of thermal insulation in federal buildings would provide a simple and actionable strategy to reduce energy use and cut unnecessary costs, consequently, achieving tangible energy efficient results. </div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/thermal-insulation-measures-gaining-momentum-capitol-hill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/piping-contractor/thermal-insulation-measures-gaining-momentum-capitol-hill#comments Pipefitting Piping Contractor Silver Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:48:00 +0000 34881 at http://contractormag.com