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News of Plumbing | Heating | Cooling | Industrial Piping DistributionFri, 25 Jul 2014 13:46:49 +0000
DistributionNOW announces new brand identity
HOUSTON – DistributionNOW, one of the largest distributors to the energy and industrial sectors, announced its new brand identity. DistributionNOW, reflects a broadening of the company’s complete service offerings to its customers. “Selecting a name for our organization was not an easy task. We wanted to honor our history while also positioning ourselves for the future,” […]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:46:49 +0000
Watermark Designs adds new rep agency
BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Watermark Designs, the Brooklyn-based manufacturer of faucets, fixtures and accessories for the residential and contract hospitality markets announced the addition of Decorative Resource to their roster of rep firms. The firm will cover the New England territory which includes: Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. “We were searching for […]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:25:14 +0000
Regis Philbin, Jimmy Johnson to speak at Network ASA
ITASCA, Ill. — The American Supply Association announced that Regis Philbin will speak at the IPD Breakfast on September 10, from 6:45am – 9:30am. For the fifth straight year, the Weldbend IPD Breakfast will be one of the highlights of the Annual Network ASA gathering. And since Vegas is never short of headliners, Weldbend is excited to have […]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:27:37 +0000
Watts reveals new Pure Water packaging, merchandising
NORTH ANDOVER, Mass. — Watts announced new packaging and merchandising tools for select Pure Water products. The Pure Water line of water quality products is available exclusively through wholesalers. The packaging improvements make product selection easier than ever. The new color-coded packaging differentiates “under counter” and “whole house” products; while new icons identify four levels […]
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:46:12 +0000
PMA announces new board, annual awards
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — The Plumbing & Mechanical Association of Georgia, the state affiliate of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association, installed its 2014-2015 Board of Directors and awarded its highest honors. PHCC National Zone 2 Director Rick Thompson installed the Board of Directors at 122nd PMA Annual Conference on June 26-29. Held at the historic […]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:37:59 +0000
American Standard President, CEO appointed to LIXIL Corp. Board
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — American Standard Brands announced that President and CEO Jay Gould has been appointed to LIXIL Corporation’s Board of Directors, the parent company of American Standard. Gould joined American Standard Brands in January 2012. Over the course of 18 months, Gould executed a plan that quadrupled the company’s EBITA, grew sales by 10 percent […]
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:14:40 +0000
Navien announces 2014 Webinar Series
IRVINE, Calif — Customers can now learn about Navien products from the comfort of their computers. Following is a list of upcoming webinars that will feature Navien products. Introduction to Navien’s NCB Condensing Combi-Boiler A combi-boiler strong enough to support heating and domestic hot water for the whole house. Navien’s new NCB is the first high […]
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 20:26:04 +0000
Greenbuild 2013 Sustainability Report released
DALLAS, TX — Greenbuild, in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released the Greenbuild 2013 sustainability report, announcing valuable metrics regarding the sustainability and overall footprint of the 2013 event, held last fall in Philadelphia. The Greenbuild Sustainability Report is an annual report Greenbuild releases each year to report on the progress of its robust […]
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:11:15 +0000
ClimateMaster receives Federal Laboratory Consortium Award
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – ClimateMaster, in conjunction with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has received the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) 2014 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for its Trilogy 40 geothermal heat pump system. The award recognizes lab employees and private collaborators that accomplish outstanding work in successfully transferring technology developed in federal laboratories […]
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:08:05 +0000
PMI CEO named 2014 Business Leader of the Year
ROLLING MEADOWS, Ill. — Barbara C. Higgens, CEO of Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI) was presented with the 2014 “Business Leader of the Year Award” by Rolling Meadows Mayor Tom Rooney at annual Circle of Success dinner May 22. Higgens was selected by the Chamber of Commerce based upon her activities both within and beyond the local […]
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:03:20 +0000
News, Products and Information for Plumbing and Mechanical ContractorsFri, 25 Jul 2014 13:24:19 +0000
ASHRAE introduces strategic plan at annual conference
ATLANTA – Major actions taken at ASHRAE’s 2014 Annual Conference included introduction of its strategic plan, creation of a new indoor air quality alliance, and announcement of a milestone related to its research program and Foundation. Some 1,700 people attended the conference, held June 28-July 2 in Seattle, Wash. During the Conference, ASHRAE introduced its newly […]
Fri, 25 Jul 2014 13:24:19 +0000
PHCC Annual Business Meeting announced
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The PHCC Annual Business Meeting will be held on October 10, during CONNECT 2014. The meeting will take place at the New Orleans Marriott in New Orleans, La. Important deadlines are: Prepare and Submit Resolutions and Bylaws Amendments: Monday, August 11 Request an Absentee Ballot Form: Wednesday, September 10 Register to Vote: Thursday, […]
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:18:33 +0000
Registration opens for Building Performance Forum
ARLINGTON, Va. — Home and building performance contractors from all over the country will convene in Charlotte, N.C., for the 3rd Annual Building Performance Forum. Taking place on October 7 -8, 2014, the forum is one of the only educational conferences focused on the needs of the contractors who are actively engaged in whole building performance […]
Wed, 23 Jul 2014 13:13:04 +0000
hilmor ‘Retool Your Future Contest’ back for second year
EAST LONGMEADOW, Mass. — hilmor is literally giving students tools to succeed. The second annual “Retool Your Future Contest” gives students the chance to win one of six $5,000 scholarships. Other rewards include a brand new Starter Kit of hilmor’s revolutionary HVAC/R tools, the AHR EXPO 2015 Prize Package allowing students to travel to one of […]
Tue, 22 Jul 2014 20:11:59 +0000
PMA installs board, presents annual awards
JEKYLL ISLAND, Ga. — The Plumbing & Mechanical Association of Georgia, the state affiliate of the Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors National Association, installed its 2014-2015 Board of Directors and awarded its highest honors. PHCC National Zone 2 Director Rick Thompson installed the Board of Directors at 122nd PMA Annual Conference on June 26-29. Held at the historic Jekyll Island Club, the […]
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:30:01 +0000
American Standard President, CEO appointed to LIXIL Corp. Board
PISCATAWAY, N.J. — American Standard Brands announced that President and CEO Jay Gould has been appointed to LIXIL Corporation’s Board of Directors, the parent company of American Standard. Gould joined American Standard Brands in January 2012. Over the course of 18 months, Gould executed a plan that quadrupled the company’s EBITA, grew sales by 10 percent […]
Fri, 18 Jul 2014 13:51:29 +0000
Greenbuild 2013 Sustainability Report released
DALLAS, Texas — Greenbuild, in conjunction with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) released the Greenbuild 2013 sustainability report, announcing valuable metrics regarding the sustainability and overall footprint of the 2013 event, held last fall in Philadelphia. The Greenbuild Sustainability Report is an annual report Greenbuild releases each year to report on the progress of its robust […]
Thu, 17 Jul 2014 13:49:24 +0000
ClimateMaster receives Federal Laboratory Consortium award
OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla. – ClimateMaster, in conjunction with Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), has received the Federal Laboratory Consortium’s (FLC) 2014 Award for Excellence in Technology Transfer for its Trilogy 40 geothermal heat pump system. The award recognizes lab employees and private collaborators that accomplish outstanding work in successfully transferring technology developed in federal laboratories […]
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:46:26 +0000
Plastic Pipe Institute announces annual industry awards
IRVING, Texas – During its recent annual meeting, the Plastics Pipe Institute, Inc. (PPI) honored four individual members and five member-company projects. Winners were recognized for exceptional service and significant achievements involving the use of plastic pipe. PPI is the major trade association representing all segments of the plastic pipe industry. Presented during the May 4-7 meeting in Palm […]
Tue, 15 Jul 2014 13:41:13 +0000
International societies form Indoor Environmental Quality alliance
ATLANTA — A newly formed alliance seeks to serve as a global source for information, guidance and knowledge on indoor environmental quality. A memorandum of understanding creating the Indoor Environment Quality Global Alliance was signed June 29, at ASHRAE’s 2014 Annual Conference in Seattle, Wash. Other groups joining the alliance are the American Industrial Hygiene Association […]
Mon, 14 Jul 2014 20:40:55 +0000