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News of Plumbing | Heating | Cooling | Industrial Piping DistributionFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:11:48 +0000
ASHRAE/IES propose verification requirements for Energy Standard
ATLANTA – Multiple compliance options to ensure verification of delivered building envelope performance are being proposed for the ASHRAE/IES energy standard. Addendum l is one of 14 proposed addenda to ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2013, Energy Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, currently open for public comment. Building enclosure professionals are encouraged to carefully review the […]
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:11:48 +0000
RectorSeal acquires Evolve Composites Pty Ltd
DALLAS — The RectorSeal Corporation, a leading Houston, Texas-based manufacturer of chemical and specialty products for professional tradesmen, has acquired the Polyslab(TM), Evo-Crete(TM) and related HVAC brands from Evolve Composites Pty Ltd (Evolve), based in Queensland, Australia. Evolve manufactures a range of equipment base products for heating and air conditioning systems. RectorSeal has been a […]
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:07:57 +0000
Valve Basics Education Course to take place in October
WASHINGTON — The Valve Manufacturers Association (VMA)’s next Valves, Actuators & Controls 101 course will take place October 30-31, at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. Originally created for industry newcomers, the event has received such positive reviews it has become popular among a much larger group. The seminar brings together employees […]
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:07:15 +0000
New Executive Vice President, COO named at Bradford White
AMBLER, Pa. – Nicholas J. Giuffre, president and CEO of Bradford White, recently announced the promotion of R. Bruce Carnevale to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Carnevale will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of the company with a primary focus on enhancing the quality […]
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:42:55 +0000
National Appliance Energy Conservation Act will be a gamechanger
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NEACA) is the new water heater efficiency standards going into effect on April 16, 2015. PHCC will continually be updating its site with new information on the act, as it becomes available. A “playbook” has been developed in partnership with Bradford White Corporation on the new water […]
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:32:21 +0000
ASA partners with UnleashWD for Innovation Summit
ITASCA, Ill. — UnleashedWD are the American Supply Association (ASA) are bringing a summit designed for distributors. Looking for that catalyst of change? UnleashWD inspires people to think differently, and provides a framework to push boundaries and try new things. A great diversity of storytellers who deliver a wealth of new ideas and show what […]
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:22:31 +0000
ICC relocates West Coast Operations to new facility
BREA, Calif. — The International Code Council (ICC) has relocated its Western Regional Office into a new, state-of-the-art facility in Brea, Calif. In July, the new location began providing a global gateway for accreditation and product certification for its subsidiaries ICC Evaluation Service, LLC (ICC-ES) and the International Accreditation Service (IAS). The new office offers clients and customers […]
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:16:21 +0000
Hydraulic Institute executive director to retire
PARSIPPANY, N.J. – The Hydraulic Institute announced the planned retirement of its long-serving executive director. Robert K. Asdal, who has served as HI Executive Director since February 1, 1991, has announced his retirement plan to the HI Board, which will become effective June 30, 2015. During his tenure the Institute has grown significantly in size, […]
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:10:14 +0000
RPA conference to be held in conjunction with 2015 AHR Expo
WESTPORT, Conn. — The Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) has announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting and Conference in conjunction with the 2015 AHR Expo that takes place in Chicago from January 26-28, 2015. RPA believes that the joint effort will significantly expand its overall presence. A long-time supporter of AHR Expo and an integral […]
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 13:03:37 +0000
Honeywell announces 2015 Diamond Distributors
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – Honeywell announced the Authorized Systems Distributors (ASDs) that achieved status as a 2014-2015 Diamond Distributor. Started in 2005, the Diamond Distributor program recognizes those distributors that are achieving exceptional results and driving the market with innovative Honeywell solutions along with a strong, continuous commitment to providing superior value-added services and meeting their customer needs. […]
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:02:56 +0000
News, Products and Information for Plumbing and Mechanical ContractorsFri, 19 Sep 2014 13:55:23 +0000
NAWIC installs new national president, board members
FORT WORTH, Texas — The National Association of Women in Construction (NAWIC) installed Sandy K. Field, CBT, CIT, as its 60th National President during NAWIC’s Annual Meeting and Convention in Indianapolis, Ind. on September 5. Field, Office/HR Manager for Horizon Group International, has been a member of NAWIC’s Houston, Texas Chapter since 2005. “I am […]
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:55:23 +0000
RectorSeal announces acquisition of Evolve Composites
DALLAS — The RectorSeal Corporation, a leading Houston, Texas-based manufacturer of chemical and specialty products for professional tradesmen, has acquired the Polyslab(TM), Evo-Crete(TM) and related HVAC brands from Evolve Composites Pty Ltd (Evolve), based in Queensland, Australia. Evolve manufactures a range of equipment base products for heating and air conditioning systems. RectorSeal has been a […]
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:52:30 +0000
New Executive Vice President, COO named at Bradford White
AMBLER, Pa. – Nicholas J. Giuffre, president and CEO of Bradford White, recently announced the promotion of R. Bruce Carnevale to the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Carnevale will be responsible for managing all operational aspects of the company with a primary focus on enhancing the quality and […]
Wed, 17 Sep 2014 15:48:42 +0000
Scholarship winners announced by PHCC Educational Foundation
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The Plumbing-Heating-Cooling Contractors (PHCC) Educational Foundation announced the winners of 2014 scholarships awarded through the foundation. Seven students were awarded a total of $20,000 in scholarships funded by the foundation, the South Jersey Mechanical Contractors Association, Anne Williams, the PHCC Auxiliary of Massachusetts and PHCC’s Past National Officers. Sixteen additional students will […]
Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:34:05 +0000
Registration opens for ICC 2014 conference, hearings, expo
WASHINGTON — Registration is open for the Intermnational Code Council’s (ICC) 2014 Annual Conference, Group C Public Comment Hearings and Expo. The vents will take place September 28–October 5 in Fort Lauderdale, Fla. Attendees can advance their careers by attending top-notch seminars, networking with colleagues and peers, and helping finalize changes to the 2015 International […]
Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:01:58 +0000
SPI to feature Solar Heating and Cooling Symposium
WASHINGTON – On October 20 and 21, Solar Power International, the solar industry’s most powerful, comprehensive educational conference and product exhibition, will offer its first-ever dedicated symposium on the solar heating and cooling (SHC) sector. “This is a truly exciting time for solar heating and cooling,” said Rhone Resch, president and CEO of the Solar […]
Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:04:30 +0000
National Appliance Energy Conservation Act will be a game changer
FALLS CHURCH, Va. — The National Appliance Energy Conservation Act (NEACA) is the new water heater efficiency standards going into effect on April 16, 2015. PHCC will continually be updating its site with new information on the act, as it becomes available. A “playbook” has been developed in partnership with Bradford White Corporation on the […]
Thu, 11 Sep 2014 13:30:46 +0000
RPA conference to be held in conjunction with 2015 AHR Expo
September 9th, 2014 WESTPORT, Conn. — The Radiant Professionals Alliance (RPA) has announced that it will hold its Annual Meeting and Conference in conjunction with the 2015 AHR Expo that takes place in Chicago from January 26-28, 2015. RPA believes that the joint effort will significantly expand its overall presence. A long-time supporter of AHR […]
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 13:53:53 +0000
First WQA/ASPE Sustainability Standard gains ANSI approval
ROSEMONT, Ill. – To help consumers identify environmentally friendly drinking water filters, the Water Quality Association (WQA) and the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE) announced that WQA/ASPE/ANSI S-803: Sustainable Drinking Water Treatment Systems has been officially recognized by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) as an American National Standard. WQA collaborated with ASPE to […]
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 14:53:05 +0000
Weather data in ACCA manual out for public review
ARLINGTON, Va. — The Air Conditioning Contractors of America Educational Institute (ACCA-EI) Standards Task Team (STT) announced an American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review period for Addendum E to ANSI/ACCA 2 Manual J – 2011. The 45-day public review period started on August 29, 2014, with a comment period deadline of October 13. Addendum E pertains […]
Mon, 08 Sep 2014 20:44:49 +0000