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Ansell Lighting Launches AFIX Connector Range

Enabling the quick and efficient fitting of multiple lighting fixtures, Ansell Lighting has unveiled AFIX, a brand-new range of high-quality connectors. Speeding up installation times, the AFIX range incorporates four versatile product types, AFIX Connector, AFIX IP Straight Connector, AFIX IP T-Junction Connector and AFIX IP Junction Box Connector, all of which ensure hassle-free connection […]

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Carrier University Has New Home in Charlotte, N.C.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Carrier has opened the doors to a new training center in Charlotte, North Carolina, underscoring its commitment to developing the next generation of skilled HVAC technicians, the company said in a press release. The 16,000-square-foot facility, which represents a nearly $4 million investment, will serve as the headquarters for Carrier University, the […]

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Clearing up Heat Transfer: Glycol Decoded – Plumbing Perspective

Finding the perfect mix of glycol and water in a hydronic system doesn’t have to be hard. Guest presenter John Panasewicz will discuss the best ways to specify and maintain water-glycol blends in boilers, chillers and other heat transfer applications. This pre-heating-season webinar will clear up the confusing aspects of antifreeze for designers and installers. […]

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HiKOKI Power Tool’s DH40MEY2 SDS-max Rotary Hammer Drill

HiKOKI Power Tools has launched the DH40MEY2 SDS-max Rotary Hammer Drill, setting a new benchmark for performance, comfort and safety in its class. With an impact energy of 9.2 Joules, this tool is designed to deliver fast, precise drilling and demolition work. The DH40MEY2 is not only the most powerful tool in its class, but […]

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Airzone Partners with Samsung’s SmartThings System

MIAMI — Airzone is partnering with SmartThings, Samsung’s connected living platform, to integrate Airzone HVAC control and zoning solutions into the SmartThings ecosystem. The collaboration will make it possible to connect HVAC units from any leading manufacturer to SmartThings, bringing new levels of simplicity, control, and efficiency to smart homes, a press release from Airzone […]

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Would You Rather: Spiders/Bugs/Roaches, Rats or Mice, or Snakes?! – Plumbing Perspective

Okay, let’s not get out of control here. The pic below (and on the homepage) was taken at my nephew’s work. He opened a crate, which was delivered from Taiwan, and out jumped this huntsman spider, alive! YIKES! We thought it would be fun to ask some of our contracting friends what would they rather […]

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Carrier and Bryant Distributors Invest More than $500,000 in Scholarships

INDIANAPOLIS — Carrier and Bryant have announced the recipients of the Distributors’ Education Foundation scholarship for the 2024-2025 school year. Carrier and Bryant are part of Carrier Global Corporation. Since its inception in 1981, the Distributors’ Education Foundation, established to honor the late William A. Blees and his many years of service as an advisor […]

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Bradford White announces the acquisition of Heat-flo – Plumbing Perspective

Trusted manufacturer enhances commitment to customers with acquisition of leading manufacturer of stainless steel indirect water heating solutions Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, announced today the acquisition of Heat-flo, a leader in stainless steel indirect water-heating and hydronic storage tanks for residential, commercial, and industrial applications. The acquisition […]

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The latest Martindale Electric Socket Testers for Industrial Troubleshooting

Martindale Electric’s latest range of industrial socket testers, known as the ‘CP Series’ are designed to provide a quick and reliable way of confirming 16 and 32 Amp sockets are wired correctly. Featuring three brightly illuminated LEDs and an on-tester lookup chart, the CP series ensures fast and simple fault diagnosis, enhancing safety and efficiency […]

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Acquabella Delgada One-Piece Shower Bases

Introducing the Delgada Collection of one-piece shower bases from Acquabella, designed to create a beautiful, functional, and accessible shower environment. Shower bases are a smart and increasingly popular choice for today’s contemporary bathrooms: practical and space-saving while setting the style of the room. The Delgada shower bases are offered in a variety of sizes, ranging […]

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Using AI in business and on the job site

Using AI in the business and not the job site The guys talk AI and how they’ve been using it for work. Scheduling, emails, videos etc. are just some of the ways Eric has put ChatGPT to work for him. Are you using any form of artificial intelligence on the job or in the office […]

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BluSky Restoration Names New Chief Commercial Officer

BluSky Restoration Contractors LLC, a national property restoration company in the U.S., announced the hiring of Chief Commercial Officer Todd Richardson. As chief commercial officer, Richardson is responsible for leading all growth and market positioning activities for BluSky, including enhancing our capabilities to service large enterprise clients with complex needs. Richardson has a 30-year career […]

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150 Years of Watts Water – Looking Back and Looking Ahead

Then we had another national sales meeting just recently online with our Watts rep network for both Canada and the US. Just a good opportunity to touch base with our rep network and make sure that they understand our strategy, our direction, what our expectations are, and ultimately how we can win in the marketplace. […]

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Trane Technologies Completes the U.S. Department of Energy’s Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump Challenge with Exceptional Performance – Plumbing Perspective

Company’s prototype enabled 15-20% average energy bill savings Trane Technologies (NYSE: TT), a global climate innovator, today announced its successful completion of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Residential Cold Climate Heat Pump (CCHP) Challenge for high-efficiency heating in extremely cold temperatures. After surpassing DOE laboratory tests, the Trane® high-efficiency, Cold Climate Heat Pump prototype, installed […]

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GAF, Ohtani Hit Home Run with Latino Roofers in L.A.

LOS ANGELES — Roofing contractors didn’t expect to be the center of the attention when the Los Angeles Dodgers took on their crosstown rival Angels over the weekend at Dodger Stadium, but that changed quickly with one swing of Shohei Ohtani’s bat. The Dodger superstar clubbed a mammoth home run into the right-center bleachers during […]

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A Guide To The Sustainability Of Steel In Building Construction

Steel has long been celebrated for its strength and durability, but its sustainability credentials are equally impressive, making it a preferred material in modern construction. As the world increasingly focuses on sustainable development, steel stands out for its numerous environmental benefits, from recyclability to energy efficiency. Here’s a deeper look at why steel is considered […]

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PRP Therapy in Aesthetics: The Path to Natural Restoration

PRP (Platelet-Rich Plasma) therapy is revolutionizing the aesthetic medicine landscape by offering a natural alternative for skin restoration. Our Revitalize & Restore PRP Glow taps into the regenerative power of PRP to enhance skin appearance and health. Introduction to PRP Therapy Utilizing your body’s own platelets and growth factors, PRP therapy accelerates the natural healing […]

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Niglon’s new range of PROTEGO consumer units

We learn more about why Niglon’s new range of PROTEGO consumer units has been engineered with the electrician firmly in mind. PROTEGO means ‘to protect’ in Latin, and in developing this range Niglon has sought not just to keep the homeowner secure, but also to make the life of the installer as easy as possible. […]

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Saving Homes and Businesses After Water Damage

“Adding restoration services to an existing plumbing business can be a great idea,” Rossi states. “Already having the experience and existing customer base from running a plumbing business has the potential to get your restoration company started on the right foot.” However, if you don’t have industry experience, Black notes that “going the franchise route […]

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Women in HVACR Appoints Its First Full-Time Executive Director

Women in HVACR (WHVACR), a nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering women in the heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration trades, announced it has appointed industry sales and marketing expert and licensed HVAC contractor Amy O’Grady as its first executive director. O’Grady brings more than 13 years of experience as a licensed contractor, sales and marketing […]

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Taco, Inc. opens new manufacturing plant in the Czech Republic – Plumbing Perspective

Taco Comfort Solutions’ new European arm, Taco Europe, has collectively joined the Taco Italia and Taconova brands to grow and expand its operations in Central Europe. To accommodate this expansion, Taco has built a new facility in the town of Boršov, Czech Republic. The new plant produces high-performance circulators for heating, cooling and solar systems […]

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The Impact Of Your Roof On Home Energy Efficiency

Many homeowners focus on windows, insulation, and HVAC systems when considering home energy efficiency. However, the roof is pivotal in your home’s overall energy performance. An efficient roof protects against the elements and significantly reduces heating and cooling costs, contributing to a comfortable, sustainable living environment. Here’s how your roof impacts home energy efficiency and […]

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Service Experts a Partner in New Show, ‘Military Makeover’

RICHARDSON, Texas — HVAC and plumbing contracting company Service Experts has agreed to a partnership with “Military Makeover With Montel” on Lifetime TV. “Military Makeover” is a home-improvement series that honors military families with home makeovers across the country. “We are grateful to play a small part in the meaningful work being completed by the […]

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Racing Legend Ward Burton Lowers Home’s Energy Bill with a Premier® AL Smart Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater – Plumbing Perspective

Continuing their ongoing partnership, NASCAR legend Ward Burton worked hand-in-hand with State water heaters to install a Premier® AL Smart Hybrid Electric Heat Pump Water Heater into his family home, built in 1999. The Premier AL HPWH doesn’t burn fossil fuels, but instead draws heat from the surrounding air. The unit also has backup heating […]

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Achieve Crystal Clear Skin with Diamond Glow Microdermabrasion

In the pursuit of flawless skin, microdermabrasion has become a go-to solution for many. Our Oxygenated Diamond Glow service takes this popular treatment to the next level, offering a premium experience that leaves your skin looking and feeling its best. What is Diamond Glow Microdermabrasion? Diamond glow microdermabrasion is a non-invasive skin resurfacing treatment that […]

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Heat Pumps Get Us to Net Zero

As the price of energy rose and rose the search for alternatives to boilers became more urgent. Heat pumps became more and more appealing; their ability to collect free thermal energy made them much more efficient than an oil boiler. Because the sun would never send us a bill (I think I coined this phrase […]

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Signify’s LumXpert App: The Ultimate Tool for Electrical Installers

Following the launch of the ground-breaking LumXpert App for professional installers, the team at Signify provide more details about its many features and benefits and why modern technology is helping electricians to take their offering to a higher level. In today’s technologically advanced and ever-evolving world, electricians are on a constant look-out for tools that […]

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Cooper & Hunter Launches Pro-Tech Dealer Program

DORAL, Fla. — HVAC manufacturer Cooper & Hunter has introduced its Pro-Tech Dealer Program, which a statement from the company says will be a game-changer for technicians and contractors. The Pro-Tech program offers three tiers of extended warranty coverage for Cooper & Hunter’s HVAC systems, including single- and multi-zone mini spilt units and packaged terminal air conditioner (PTAC) […]

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Logboat Brewery Turns to Integrated Facility Services for an Automation Upgrade

But that approach changed. The existing set-up was a complicated affair, with multiple devices, each one monitoring the temperature against a set point, each in control of its own solenoid. “I said, you can have a dozen of these things in this panel or we can put this on one of our building automation controllers,” […]

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Ansell Lighting Launches S17 Catalogue

Lighting designer and manufacturer, Ansell Lighting, has launched its S17 product catalogue, showcasing cutting-edge advancements in installation efficiency, high-performance lighting, and comprehensive customer support. Key Highlights of S17 include: AFIX: Revolutionary ‘Plug and Play’ Connectors – Accelerate installation time with Ansell’s new AFIX range of four versatile connectors: AFIX Connector, AFIX IP Straight Connector, AFIX […]

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Hub Spotlight: Germaine Nelson—Turnin’ Wrenches in the Nation’s Capitol – Plumbing Perspective

Back in the day he was known as DJ Reggie Nell, and he could spin records with the best of ’em. A former DJ while working in the trades, Germaine Nelson, president, Capitol Plumbing & Heating, Bowie, Md., now is a full-service residential plumbing OG, specializing in water heaters, waste and venting for the surrounding […]

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The Quick Fix to Revitalize Your Skin Midweek

In the midst of a busy week, your skin can start to show signs of fatigue and stress. That’s where our Glow & Restore Facial comes in – a quick and effective treatment designed to give your skin the midweek boost it needs. What is the Glow & Restore Facial? The Glow & Restore Facial […]

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Citrus Group Stays Connected with BigChange Job Management Software

Electrical service provider Citrus Group, is using a BigChange job management system to reduce asset downtime and boost customer service. Working with local authorities, social housing providers and construction companies, Citrus is using the cloud based, 6-in-1 solution to replace previously manual, paper-based planning processes, improve customer and compliance reporting, and have full visibility of […]

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Dear Anna: Where Do I Use AI in Marketing?

Your browser does not support the audio element. Artificial intelligence remains one of the most talked about pieces of technology, and for good reason – it is reshaping how companies do business, including those in the roofing industry. In fact, it became the main topic of the 2024 International Roofing Expo’s keynote presentation. The Artificial […]

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Top Qualities To Look For In A Reliable Steel Building Contractor

The importance of choosing a reliable steel building contractor cannot be overstated when it comes to constructing a steel building, whether for industrial, commercial, or residential purposes. A good steel building contractor can ensure your project is completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality and safety standards. Here are some top qualities […]

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How To Choose The Right Steel Building For Your Needs

Steel structures offer a versatile, durable, cost-effective solution for constructing a new building. Whether you need a storage facility, workshop, commercial space, or even a residential home, steel buildings can be tailored to meet your specific requirements. However, choosing the right steel building involves several crucial considerations. Here are some key factors to help you […]

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Elevate Your Travel Experience: The Advantages Of Private Jet Charter

Private jet travel isn’t just for the rich and famous—it’s a smart way to fly that beats commercial airlines in many ways. Whether traveling for work or pleasure, chartering a private jet can significantly elevate your trip. Let’s explore why private jets are the ultimate choice for those seeking comfort, convenience, and flexibility. Private Jet […]

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Milwaukee Tool’s Steve Richman Assumes New Role as CEO of TTI – Plumbing Perspective

Congratulations are in order for good friend Steve Richman, the disruptor of innovation and man behind the curtain at Milwaukee Tool on his next challenge. After 17 remarkable years as President of Milwaukee Tool, Steve Richman will be stepping into the role of Chief Executive Officer at Techtronic Industries Co. (TTI). During his tenure at […]

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Under 30 All-Stars of 2024

Where are the young people entering the plumbing trade? They’re here! Meet three young tradesmen and hear their stories of success. Source link

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XOi leadership promotions highlight mission to empower field service industry – Plumbing Perspective

The trusted provider of best-in-class field service technology names Paige Collins, Jeff Prince, Kiri Leibold and Jon Jackson to new executive positions supporting the company’s continued commitment to customer support and success XOi, a leading provider of technician-focused technology solutions for commercial and residential field service companies, continues to fortify its leadership team and enhance […]

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Tubos Expands Line to Include 5-Inch Diameter Vent Pipe Extension

Tubos Inc., manufacturer of the Tubos line of pre-engineered vent stack extensions, has extended its product line with a 5-inch diameter vent stack extension for commercial roofing applications.  “Adding the 5-inch extension to the line of Tubos Vent Stack Extensions effectively rounds out our line and provides options for 95% of the vent stacks on […]

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How to navigate electrical reflections in circuits

John Hayhurst, Electrical Tutor at City Skills SCC, provides a guide to navigating electrical reflections in circuits. In this article, I’m looking to challenge your grasp of electromagnetism and explore the intricate realm of electrical reflections in circuits. This guide aims to provide an introduction to the subject, with a special emphasis on incorporating the […]

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WIN! Ovia Inceptor Milli Downlights Could Be Yours!

Two readers will have the chance to get their hands on a box of 10 standard white Inceptor Millis. The new Inceptor Milli from Ovia is a dimmable, fixed, fire-rated LED downlight that is compact in design but packed full of features. It combines style and functionality to provide installers with a downlight that’s quick […]

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The Transformative Power of PRP: A Closer Look at Skin Regeneration

In the realm of skincare, Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP) therapy stands as a groundbreaking innovation, offering a natural approach to rejuvenation. Our Revitalize & Restore PRP Glow service harnesses the power of PRP to unlock your skin’s regenerative potential, revealing a more youthful, radiant complexion. What is PRP Therapy? PRP therapy involves the use of your […]

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Entrepreneurial Farmers Opt for Sustainable Hydronics

Coffee roaster/farm receives upgrade to its radiant-hydronic geothermal system. Source link

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Building Waste Repurposed to Create Sustainable Fertilizer

NRS’s groundbreaking products are a significant step towards creating a robust circular economy. Source link

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Bradford White supports nonprofit home repair program with charitable contribution – Plumbing Perspective

Leading manufacturer donates $10,000 to Home Repair Services to support plumbing repair and water heater replacement for mobile home owners in Kent County, Michigan Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, announced today a charitable donation of $10,000 to Home Repair Services (HRS) of Kent County, a nonprofit organization that offers […]

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Firefighter Falls Through Roof, 2 Injured, in House Fire

An early morning house fire in the town of Westbrook, Conn., about 26 miles northeast of New Haven along the shore of Long Island Sound, injured two residents and saw a firefighter fall through the roof Sunday.  As first reported by WVIT-TV, firefighters were called to the home on Lookout Road around 8 a.m. and, […]

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Samac Fixings celebrates its 20th Anniversary

2024 sees Samac Fixings, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of fixings, fasteners and roofing materials, proudly celebrating its 20th anniversary. Over the last two decades, Samac has evolved into one of the UK’s foremost suppliers of fixings and roofing products and this landmark anniversary coincides with a period of significant growth for the business, […]

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Diamonds for Your Skin: Unveiling Microdermabrasion’s Shine

Microdermabrasion has long been a secret weapon in the pursuit of flawless skin. With our Oxygenated Diamond Glow service, we elevate this classic treatment, offering a luxurious experience that leaves your skin radiant and rejuvenated. What is Microdermabrasion? Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive procedure that uses fine crystals or a diamond-tipped wand to exfoliate the outer […]