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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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Ariston RED Brings Rapid Response To Commercial Accounts Needing Emergency Service – Plumbing Perspective

Ariston USA, a part of Ariston Group, announced the formation of a rapid deployment program to serve commercial accounts in need of emergency service. Ariston RED (Rapid Emergency Deployment) offers emergency replacement service in most areas 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year. The service will offer rapid response […]

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Noritz Creates Bilingual, Self-Paced Online Training Courses Covering Tankless Fundamentals – Plumbing Perspective

Noritz America, a leader in tankless water heating systems for over six decades, proudly introduces its newly reinvigorated, bilingual, self-paced training courses through its online Noritz University. The recently updated curriculum replaces the previous slide-and-voiceover presentation with succinct, self-paced video lessons in a modernized format designed to empower professional contractors with the knowledge needed to […]

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Signify introduces LumXpert App – Professional Electrician

Signify has launched LumXpert, an App that encompasses all functionalities and tools for electricians in their daily work. The App has been created by and for installers, who can purchase Philips products, with the option of purchasing through a credit account, as well as contact customer service experts directly when needed, and streamline their day-to-day […]

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Bradford White Donates Heat Pump Water Heaters to California Training Centers – Plumbing Perspective

Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading American manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, is continuing its commitment to support training the workforce of the future by providing strategic in-kind grant funding to the Center for Employment Training (CET), a national nonprofit technical training school. The grant, which stems from Bradford White’s signature charitable giving […]

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Lochinvar Enhances FTXL™ Fire-Tube Boiler Line with New Features – Plumbing Perspective

Full product line will now have up to 98.3% thermal efficiency Lochinvar, an industry leader in high-efficiency boilers and water heaters, announces that its full line of FTXL™ fire-tube boilers will feature many of the innovations pioneered last year on its high-end FTXL 1.0 model. FTXL boilers 400-850 now incorporate a 7-inch display featuring Lochinvar’s […]

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Laars Heating Systems announces acquisition of Electro Industries – Plumbing Perspective

Trusted U.S. manufacturer expands its residential, commercial and industrial space heating portfolio as customer needs evolve in response to new electrification policies and regulations Rochester, N.H. — Laars® Heating Systems, a subsidiary of Bradford White Corporation and a leading U.S. designer and manufacturer of boilers, water heaters, and pool heaters used in residential, commercial, and industrial applications, announced […]

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Cities With The Highest Plumber Salaries In The US

Do you want to know the cities that can help you make more money as a plumber? If you’re a plumber, there’s good news – you can make a good living in many cities across the US. In general, larger metropolitan areas tend to have higher salaries for plumbers than smaller cities or towns. And […]

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Coffee with Caleffi™ Webinar Series: Dual-Fuel with Air/Water Heat Pumps – Plumbing Perspective

Hydronics guru John Siegenthaler, P.E. will discuss the benefits of dual-fuel systems while examining the technical details for piping and controls in this 90 minute extended Coffee with Caleffi webinar edition on Thursday, Nov. 30 at 12:00 p.m. CST. Siegenthaler is a seasoned industry leader and passionate teacher, eager to share his over 40 years’ experience in […]

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XOi and ICE Group deliver advanced insights and automation to leaders in commercial applied HVAC systems – Plumbing Perspective

Top field service technology solution provider partners with leading cooling industry association to enhance insights and help fight labor shortage XOi, a leading provider of technician-focused technology solutions, announces a new partnership with the Independent Contractors Exchange (ICE) Group, a select group of independent HVAC contractors specializing in the service and installation of applied HVAC systems. […]

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Where Is Plumbing Heading? – Alpha Tradesmen Academy

If a young high school graduate approached you for career advice, would you recommend: “Compare plumbing to joining Harvard University for a degree-becoming a plumber, for an ordinary person would probably be a great deal.” If you are reading this post, you are interested in becoming a professional plumber and whether it is a great […]

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PipeDreams Elevates Technician Skill Development Across Partner Network with Interplay Learning’s Cutting-Edge Training Program – Plumbing Perspective

Interplay Learning, the leading provider of immersive skilled trades training, announced today a strategic training partnership with PipeDreams, an innovative, tech-forward home services provider. The collaboration with Interplay will accelerate PipeDreams’ ability to acquire, integrate, and grow new partnerships by offering tech-forward training, including hands-on 3D simulations. With a focus on building meaningful trade careers, this […]

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NFPA Urges Action to Mitigate Wildfire Risks Amid Unprecedented Destruction – Plumbing Perspective

Following the catastrophic Maui wildfires, which are among the deadliest in US history, and with the state of Washington now grappling with its own destructive blazes, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) is urging governments, communities, and individual property owners alike to take science-backed steps to prepare for wildfire, reduce risks, and support more robust firefighting efforts at […]

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Peterman Brothers sponsors Military and First Responders’ Day at Indiana State Fair – Plumbing Perspective

Active military personnel, veterans and first responders receive free admission to the fair with their families on Aug. 18 Peterman Brothers, a leading HVAC and plumbing company serving the Greater Indianapolis area, is honoring the sacrifice of active and former military personnel and first responders at the Indiana State Fair on Friday, Aug. 18. First […]

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Coffee with Caleffi: Checking All the Boxes for Thermal Comfort – Plumbing Perspective

Can a hydronic system effectively – and efficiently – provide heating, cooling, domestic hot water AND heat recovery ventilation in a residential home?  John Siegenthaler, P.E., a favorite to the webinar series, will discuss design details, challenges and lessons learned from a from a recent project profile of a modern hybrid approach utilizing an air-to-water heat […]

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Oatey Co. Acquires Netherlands-Based Lansas B.V., Expanding Its Footprint in European Waterworks Market – Plumbing Perspective

Cleveland — Oatey Co. (Oatey) announced the acquisition of Lansas B.V. (Lansas), a manufacturer and distributor of underground pipe and disc plugs based in Eijsden, Netherlands. For more than 70 years, Lansas has been a leading manufacturer of pipe and disc plugs servicing the waterworks markets in Europe. Manufactured through a highly efficient and automated […]

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Southern Home Services Corporation Selects Interplay Learning as Exclusive Technical Training Provider and Learning Management System (LMS) – Plumbing Perspective

Interplay Learning, the leading provider of online skilled trades training, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Southern Home Services Corporation, a leading residential home services provider specializing in HVAC, plumbing, electrical,  and generator service, replacement, and maintenance. This important collaboration names Interplay Learning the exclusive content engine for technical training and the designated LMS […]

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Jobber Unveils Job Costing Feature to Help Service Pros Maximize Profitability – Plumbing Perspective

New tool makes it easier to balance pricing, labor costs, and expenses to fully understand every job’s profit margin Jobber, the leading provider of operations management software for home service businesses, today announced the launch of a new job costing feature that enables home service businesses in any industry, including contracting and construction, landscaping, tree […]

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Johnson Controls launches new HVAC resource app to help contractors improve efficiency and accuracy on the job site   – Plumbing Perspective

The free app serves as a centralized resource to find equipment information and contact technical support for commercial rooftop units (RTUs) and residential equipment  Installation, troubleshooting and maintenance processes are streamlined with easy-to-access product information, guides and videos designed to help save time and reduce errors  Content can be accessed via search or by simply […]

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XOi and Mr. Electric® collaborate to enhance service performance and customer experience – Plumbing Perspective

The leading provider of digital enablement solutions for field service professionals drives increased transparency and revenue for the Neighborly® electrical service brand XOi, the leading provider of technician-first smart technology for commercial and residential field service companies, announces a new collaboration with Mr. Electric®, a Neighborly® company. Mr. Electric franchise owners provide consistent, superior electrical installation […]

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ASPE’s Updated Plumbing Engineering Design Handbook, Volume 2 Is Now Available – Plumbing Perspective

The profession’s leading reference text, ASPE’s Plumbing Engineering Design Handbook (PEDH) encompasses more than 50 chapters in four volumes and provides comprehensive details of the accepted practices and design criteria used in the field of plumbing engineering. Volume 2 covers the most commonly found plumbing systems in commercial facilities, including sanitary, domestic hot and cold water, venting, […]

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1 Service Group Announces Partnership, Expansion – Plumbing Perspective

Chicago—P1 Service Group, an industry-leading growth partner that provides world-class resources to its home service partner companies across the country, announced a partnership with Portland-based Sky Heating, AC, Plumbing & Electrical, launching P1’s family of companies into the Pacific Northwest. Sky Heating, AC, Plumbing & Electrical has offered expert home service solutions to homeowners across […]

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Bradford White enhances protection with exclusive partnership – Plumbing Perspective

Leading water heating and storage manufacturer’s Vitraglas® tank lining is now infused with Microban® antimicrobial technology, setting a new industry standard for protection. Ambler, Pa. —Bradford White Corporation, an industry-leading American manufacturer of water heaters, boilers and storage tanks, announces that its proprietary Vitraglas® tank lining will now incorporate Microban® antimicrobial technology to provide additional […]

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Coffee with Caleffi: Air-to-Slab Heat Pump Systems – Plumbing Perspective

Air to water heat pump technology is steadily gaining traction.  When a heat pump’s coefficient of performance is maximized, energy efficiency and resiliency benefits are substantial. How can engineers, designers and installers effectively apply this emerging technology to high thermal mass floor heating applications?  Which commercial systems are good candidates for this type of design? […]

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Interplay Learning Expands Commercial HVAC Course Catalog – Plumbing Perspective

Hands-On Training Designed to Develop a Highly Competitive Workforce Interplay Learning, the leading provider of online and VR training for the essential skilled trades, announced today the expansion and upgrade of its commercial HVAC catalog, enabling commercial HVAC firms and mechanical contractors to reduce training costs and accelerate ramp-up times for their apprentices and technicians. […]

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Where’s Plumbing Headed? – Alpha Tradesmen Academy

Similar to other fields, plumbing is an ever-changing field that is expected to experience radical shifts in the coming years. Changing codes and environmental standards, an aging workforce, and the need to maintain and replace older plumbing systems are just a few factors that stand to drastically increase the demand for plumbers. Openings for plumbing, […]

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Why Is There a Shortage Of Plumbers?

Maintaining and installing plumbing systems for your commercial or residential needs is a trade that calls for extreme dedication and focus. Unfortunately, there seems to be a shortage of qualified and licensed plumbers, and studies show that a few people enter the skilled trade despite the massive demand for plumbers. So, water taps around the […]

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The New Flat Rate provides contractors with instant financing options through partnership with OPTIMUS – Plumbing Perspective

The No. 1 price generating software company helps business owners simplify sales process and increase cashflow The New Flat Rate, the No. 1 price generating software for home service contractors, has announced a partnership with OPTIMUS Financing by EGIA, the all-in-one financing and leasing platform for the home service industry, that will empower contractors with the ability […]

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WorkWave Launches ServiceBot™ by WorkWave, Delivering Powerful AI Sales Technology to a Variety of Service Industries – Plumbing Perspective

ServiceBot™ combines operational data and artificial intelligence to interact with prospects, creating new home services customers during the first online interaction WorkWave®, a leading provider of SaaS software solutions that support every stage of a service business’s life cycle, has announced the launch of ServiceBot, a highly successful sales automation tool which makes e-commerce easy via […]

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Niagara Launches new CEU course on Water Conservation Standards – Plumbing Perspective

More builders and architects are building sustainability into their practice and conducting water efficiency planning including water-saving solutions and installation of water-saving measures, analyses of costs and uses of water, specification of water-saving solutions; installation of water-saving measures. As a result, Niagara recently launched a new CEU course for builders, architects, engineers, plumbing engineers and […]

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Are Plumbers in High Demand?

The Bureau of Labor Statistics expects the demand for plumbers to grow 14% in the year 2018-2028, which is faster than the average of other careers. According to the Copper Development Association (CDA), over one-half of America’s trade professionals are near retirement age, and 3% of the surveyed 18-25 years old would consider a career […]