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Navien Doubles Size of NJ Facility
<p>Navien will continue to offer both one-day and two-day training classes, many of which are already filled for the month of March, when the facility will officially begin hosting events.</p>
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
Andy Yanka joins World and Main’s Jones Stephens
<p>Yanka previously held positions with American Water Works Co. and Masco Corp.&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
Tool Tips: Using puppy pads, cutting pipe, soldering around obstructions
<p>Tools Tips&mdash;February 2016</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:51:00 -0500
Charlotte Pipe University announces new plumbing courses
<p>Trainees can take courses at their own paces and are granted unlimited access so they can revisit the information at any time.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
NAHB Professional Women in Building Council honors 3 outstanding members
<p>Three outstanding council members and home builders association staff for their contributions to the organization and to the home building industry.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
GPS Insight donates more than $200,000 to 60 charities
<p>GPS Insight customers and employees suggested the charities that mean the most to them by posting their picks on&nbsp;Facebook,&nbsp;LinkedIn, and&nbsp;Twitter.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Design & Construction Week succeeds at Florida venue
<p>The 4th annual Design &amp; Construction Week changed locations from its usual Vegas backdrop to that of Orlando, Fla.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Viega promotes Rea to regional sales manager
<p>Viega promoted Scott Rea to regional sales manager responsible for the Pacific Northwest region.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Falcon Stainless announces move to expanded headquarters
<p>Falcon Stainless recently announced its move to a new and larger warehouse and headquarters in Temecula, Calif.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
2016 Buds & Suds Contractor Invitational draws contractors, manufacturers to Mexico
<p>The 2016 Team Sponsors included Sloan, HOLDRITE, Rheem, Uponor, Milwaukee Tool, Charlotte Pipe and Foundry, MIFAB, TracPipe, and Oatey.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Jay Hassel to lead Noritz America, head US and Canadian Operations
<p>Noritz America has announced the promotion of company veteran Jay Hassel from his post as vice president of sales and marketing to president and COO.</p>
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
AquaMotion announces Sales Rep, Trailblazer of the Year winners
<p>AquaMotion, a Rhode Island manufacturer of patented single, multi-speed, and ECM circulators and recirculation systems, is pleased to announce the Sales Rep of the Year and Trailblazers award winners&nbsp;for 2016.</p>
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:00:00 -0500
PM Profile: Incoming MCAA President Greg Fuller
<p>Incoming MCAA President Greg Fuller has big plans for his next 12 months in office.</p>
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:01:00 -0500
Saving energy with custom piping insulation
<p>Custom piping insulation helps save energy at the Bridgeton Recreation Center.</p>
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
EPA proposes revisions to Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act
<p>The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to make conforming changes to the existing drinking water regulations based on the Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act of 2011 and the Community Fire Safety Act of 2013.</p>
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
Save water with low-flow plumbing fixtures
<p>A common question that I am often asked is, &ldquo;How much water does a person use a day?&rdquo;</p>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Examining the effects of flow reversal in circulators
<p>There are hydronic design concepts in which flow must pass backward through a non-operating circulator, perhaps thousands of times over the life of the system.</p>
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Fresh-Aire UV names Southwestern HVAC Sales its 2016 Rep of the Year
<p>The five-year-old manufacturer&rsquo;s representative grew its Fresh-Aire UV sales by 42% in 2016 by developing a four-point sales contractor training program comprised of monthly two-hour sessions.&nbsp;</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 07:00:00 -0500
Watco IdealLav Strainer Drain
<p>Watco&rsquo;s IdealLav drain includes a grid strainer and a stopper.&nbsp;</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Danfoss LX205T Wi-Fi Touch Thermostat
<p>Danfoss&rsquo; LX205T Wi-Fi Touch Thermostat is designed specifically for electric underfloor heating applications.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
OXX COFFEEBOXX
<p>OXX&rsquo;s COFFEEBOXX is designed to provide users with hot cups of coffee across the toughest jobsites around the world.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
General Pipe Cleaners Model DRZ-PH Power Drain Cleaner
<p>General Pipe Cleaners&rsquo; Model DRZ-PH power drain cleaner weighs 30 pounds and features a variable-speed power cable feed.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
LENOX Reciprocating Saw Blades with Power Blast Technology
<p>LENOX&rsquo;s Bi-Metal Reciprocating Saw Blades with Power Blast Technology are designed with a unique, high-speed blasting process to add strength and increase durability to the blade.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Hackney's Sprinter Van Shelving Packages
<p>Hackney&rsquo;s aluminum shelving line has extended its reach into select Sprinter van models.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Matco-Norca ISP/ISCP Steel Insert Stiffeners
<p>Matco-Norca offers stainless steel 304 insert stiffeners in five sizes up to 2 inches.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Milwaukee Tool Wireless Jobsite Speaker
<p>Milwaukee Tool&rsquo;s M18/M12 Wireless Jobsite Speaker is designed with six full-range speakers.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Uponor PEX-to-PEX Full-port Ball Valves
<p>Uponor&rsquo;s code-listed, commercial-grade, PEX-to-PEX, full-port ball valves are available in 1/2-inch to 2-inch sizes.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Bonomi NSF-certified Butterfly Valves
<p>Sizes range from 2 inches through 12 inches.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Webstone Pro-Connect Press
<p>They are compatible with all popular press tools and guaranteed for life.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Watts Ball Valves
<p>Watts&rsquo; line of ball valves includes models in brass, bronze, and stainless steel as well as materials for specialty applications.</p>
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Latest news from ASA
ASA appointed to the ICC Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code Action Committee
<p>Hugo Aguilar, P.E., ASA&rsquo;s director of codes and standards, has been appointed to represent ASA as a full committee voting member for these codes.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University new product offerings
<p>ASA University continues to update and add courses to the University Store.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA is access for master distributors
<p>Master distributors join ASA for many of the same reasons why wholesaler-distributors and other vendor members do.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
It’s time to reach out to your future workforce
<p>In 2017, finding, hiring and retaining millennials remains a very important topic.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA enables members to use voice to make opinion heard
<p>The belief back in 2009 was that Congress wouldn&rsquo;t get it right and there are many, including members of ASA that believe that they did not.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
The revenue growth habit
<p>If you want to grow your company quickly, you need to think about it the right way.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Benefits of being part of ASA
<p>Some insights into the return on investment of being a part of the American Supply Association.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Business intelligence to advance your insights
<p>Critical to the success of your business&nbsp;are timely data and relevant statistics about performance, materials and markets. </p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Use good data to drive your business
<p>I use ASA benchmarking tools in my business because they objectively help the decisions my team makes.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Network2016 ASA Roundtable: Part 2
<p>Distributors discuss new threats to the industry, universal part numbers and the benefits of being an ASA member in the second of a two-part series.</p>
Mon, 06 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA distributors report double-digit median sales increase
<p>American Supply Association member wholesaler-distributors reported a median sales increase of 10.0% for the month ending Nov. 30, 2016.</p>
Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA announces 2017 leadership team
<p>ASA&rsquo;s new Executive Committee is supported by nearly 100 volunteer leaders who serve on various boards.</p>
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Anything is possible with innovation
<p>I&rsquo;m convinced that distributors need to inject an &ldquo;Anything is Possible&rdquo; mindset into their businesses.</p>
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Value of NETWORK continues to expand
<p>Peer networking is one of the most valuable sources of insights any business leader can leverage to strengthen his or her business operations.</p>
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA addresses issues that impact the industry
<p>On Jan. 3, 2017, ASA submitted public comments to generate the 2018 edition of the Uniform Plumbing Code and the 2018 Uniform Mechanical Code.</p>
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA Washington update
<p>Never in a million years.</p>
Mon, 30 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
OSHA 1910 a major focus
<p>On Dec. 29, 1970, Richard Nixon signed into law legislation that created one of the most consequential and controversial agencies in our government &mdash; the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.</p>
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
The KISS approach to financial planning
<p>Take responsibility for your financial future no matter where you are in your career path.</p>
Fri, 27 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Operation Rise & Conquer provides wounded veterans with great opportunities
<p>Vision quest.</p>
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA members must become 'all in'
<p>Scott Robertson is the 48th national president of the American Supply Association.</p>
Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Network2016 ASA Roundtable: Part 1
<p>Distributors discuss current market conditions, technology adaptation and attracting new talent into the industry in the first of a two-part series.</p>
Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA advances your ability
<p>It has been an extremely exciting year for the American Supply Association.</p>
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Residential water processing
<p>ASA University&rsquo;s &ldquo;Residential Water Processing&rdquo; course has been updated to include information regarding recent water-standard requirements.</p>
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Ethics in the workplace
<p>From ASA University, &ldquo;Ethics in the Workplace&rdquo; explores how to create the standards and policies that support workplace ethics.</p>
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Business etiquette
<p>ASA University&rsquo;s &ldquo;Business Etiquette&rdquo; online course provides guidelines for common business etiquette.</p>
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Creating a respectful workplace
<p>From ASA University, &ldquo;Creating a Respectful Workplace&rdquo; is a course that covers individual responsibility.</p>
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Taking control of conflict
<p>&ldquo;Taking Control of Conflict&rdquo; from ASA University is an online course that explores workplace respect.</p>
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University: Selling essentials
<p>Four new sales courses are available in ASA University&rsquo;s online store.</p>
Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
Update on proposed new overtime rules
<p>Will the current injunction last into the new administration?<br /> &nbsp;</p>
Tue, 13 Dec 2016 00:00:00 -0500
ASA to participate in 2018 USEHC code process
<p>The American Supply Association recently announced it will participate in the 2018 Uniform Solar Energy and Hydronics Code code-development process.</p>
Tue, 29 Nov 2016 00:00:00 -0500
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Mechanical Supply Co. celebrates one-year anniversary under new ownership
<p>PVF distributor is the&nbsp;center of The Macomb Group&#39;s Southeastern regional expansion.<br /> &nbsp;</p>
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Dane, Gerber welcome Favilla
<p>Industry veteran named VP sales-branded products.</p>
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Solco Plumbing Supply promotes Hoopingarner
<p>Named&nbsp;new director of operations at Brooklyn distributor.</p>
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
AD hosts first eCommerce Summit
<p>More than 230 eCommerce leaders within 140 AD member organizations were in attendance.&nbsp;</p>
Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA appointed to the ICC Plumbing, Mechanical and Fuel Gas Code Action Committee
<p>Hugo Aguilar, P.E., ASA&rsquo;s director of codes and standards, has been appointed to represent ASA as a full committee voting member for these codes.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University new product offerings
<p>ASA University continues to update and add courses to the University Store.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Use good data to drive your business
<p>I use ASA benchmarking tools in my business because they objectively help the decisions my team makes.</p>
Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Obituary: Richard Laudino
<p>Aaron &amp; Co. co-owner lauded for character and forward-thinking business practices.<br /> </p>
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Heating and cooling equipment shipment data — Dec. 2016
<p>The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI) is the trade association representing manufacturers of air conditioning, heating, and commercial refrigeration, and water heating equipment.&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 13:20:00 -0500
Ferguson acquires Northeast distributor
<p>P.V. Sullivan Supply asset transaction completed Feb. 13.<br /> &nbsp;</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Mason returns to The Collins Companies
<p>Previously worked for the company from 2004 to 2013.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Makita cordless combo kit
<p>Makita introduces its 18-volt LXT lithium-ion sub-compact brushless cordless two-piece combo kit.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Crane butterfly valve
<p>Crane&rsquo;s FKX 9000 triple offset butterfly valve adheres to the industry&rsquo;s most stringent standards and delivers exceptional flow control.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
OXX jobsite coffee maker
<p>The COFFEEBOXX by OXX is designed to provide hot cups of coffee in any type of away-from-the-office situation.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Bradley Corp. hand-washing fixture
<p>Bradley Corp. introduces its Verge all-in-one WashBar technology touchless hand-washing fixture.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Chicago Faucets electronic faucets
<p>Chicago Faucets&rsquo; EQ Series of electronic faucets is designed for easy installation, maintenance and operation.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
General Pipe Cleaners power drain cleaner
<p>The model DRZ-PH power drain cleaner from General Pipe Cleaners offers a quick and clean way to clear clogged sink, tub and laundry drains in 1 1/4&rdquo; to 3&rdquo; lines.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Geberit in-wall tank and carrier system
<p>Geberit updated its 2&rdquo; x 4&rdquo; in-wall tank and carrier system for wall-hung toilets where the Sigma concealed tank is reengineered and fits within a standard frame.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Saniflo sump pump
<p>Saniflo&rsquo;s Sanipump submersible sump pumps are designed in a highly efficient manner that reduces clogging and power consumption.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Uponor ProPEX transition fittings
<p>Uponor now offers code-listed commercial-grade ProPEX brass transition fittings in sizes from 1/2&rdquo; to 2&rdquo;.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Tomlinson Industries' lead-free drinking water solutions
<p>Tomlinson Industries&rsquo; Pro-Flow water-dispensing products feature a fully lead-free brass or stainless-steel construction.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Noritz commercial water heater system
<p>Noritz America&rsquo;s commercial water heater system is designed to speed and simplify the installation of multiple tankless water heaters.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Sloan hybrid retrofit urinal
<p>Sloan&rsquo;s hybrid retrofit urinal offers minimal water and sewage costs and automatic drain rinsing.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
KWC water-saving faucets (KBIS Preview)
<p>KWC&rsquo;s PIANA bath collection is available in three single-lever designs.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
DXV electronic bidet smart toilet (KBIS Preview)
<p>DXV&rsquo;s AT200 integrated electronic bidet smart toilet from the SpaLet Collection features a two-nozzle water spray for front and rear cleansing.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
GROHE foot-controlled faucet (KBIS Preview)
<p>GROHE&rsquo;s LadyLux FootControl kitchen faucet allows the user to operate the faucet without using their hands.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
InSinkErator food-waste disposer (KBIS Preview)
<p>InSinkErator&rsquo;s new line of Fresh Kitchen food-waste disposers builds on the company&rsquo;s Evolution Series platform.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Bosch Thermotechnology mini-split heat pumps (KBIS Preview)
<p>Bosch Thermotechnology&rsquo;s new line of high-efficiency Climate 5000 ductless mini-split heat-pump systems are ideal for residential heating and cooling up to 48,000 Btu/hr.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Moen digital shower (KBIS Preview)
<p>The shower includes a digital valve that Moen notes offers precise thermostatic temperature control.</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA University introduces problem-solving course
<p>Includes interactive case study, quiz and final test.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 00:00:00 -0500