Pipefitting http://contractormag.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en 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 Registered User 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 Registered User 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 Registered User 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 Registered User 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 Registered User 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 Registered User 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 Registered User Tue, 08 Jul 2014 14:48:00 +0000 34881 at http://contractormag.com Weekly Product Gallery: Switch Hitch, Electric Eel, Matco-Norca, Walter Surface, Taco and Webstone http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-switch-hitch-electric-eel-matco-norca-walter-surface-taco-and <div class="node-body gallery-body">Weekly Product Gallery: Switch Hitch, Electric Eel, Matco-Norca, Walter Surface, Taco and Webstone</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-switch-hitch-electric-eel-matco-norca-walter-surface-taco-and" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/media-galleries/weekly-product-gallery-switch-hitch-electric-eel-matco-norca-walter-surface-taco-and#comments Media Galleries Pipefitting Hydronics Tools Tue, 13 May 2014 18:45:00 +0000 33591 at http://contractormag.com RP 340 PRESS TOOL http://contractormag.com/cordless-tools/rp-340-press-tool <div class="node-body article-body">THE RP 340 PRESS TOOL is a smaller, lighter pressing option for joining copper and stainless steel tubing, ½" to 4" in diameter, and PEX tubing and black iron pipe ½" to 2" in diameter.</div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/cordless-tools/rp-340-press-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/cordless-tools/rp-340-press-tool#comments Cordless Tools Pipefitting Wed, 10 Jul 2013 16:11:00 +0000 24891 at http://contractormag.com Made in America http://contractormag.com/commercial-plumbing/made-america <div class="field-deck"> American manufacturing is back, stronger than ever. </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> We&rsquo;re celebrating the Made in America movement by U.S. manufacturers. Products that might have been made abroad a decade ago are now being manufactured here. In a feature entitled &ldquo;Made In The USA,&rdquo; Time magazine stated, &ldquo;the U.S. has seen its manufacturing growth outpace that of other advanced nations, with some 500,000 jobs created in the last three years.&rdquo; EMCOR Group CEO Anthony Guzzi has said that it&rsquo;s as economical to manufacture in the Southeast United States as it is in Asia.</p></div> <p><a href="http://contractormag.com/commercial-plumbing/made-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://contractormag.com/commercial-plumbing/made-america#comments Commercial Plumbing Pipefitting Residential Plumbing Mon, 08 Jul 2013 19:31:00 +0000 24851 at http://contractormag.com