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Where is the decorum in our 'civil' discourse?
<p>My editorial ran in the February issue, and I&rsquo;ve already received several responses from <i>PM</i>&rsquo;s readers.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bonomi hydraulic application valves
<p>Bonomi&rsquo;s line of high-pressure carbon steel ball valves for use in hydraulic applications come in two-way and three-way configurations with a choice of NPT or SAE thread end connections.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Intellihot smart tankless water heater
<p>Intellihot&rsquo;s Gen II product line includes: iQ Series and iSeries, telliBot, and telliZero.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ProVent Systems firestop coupling
<p>ProVent Systems&rsquo; ProSet embedded firestop coupling can control drain-waste-vent-pipe expansion and contraction problems in multistory buildings when it is anchored into a concrete floor or restrained using a special riser clamp.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Stiebel Eltron mini tankless water heater
<p>Stiebel Eltron&rsquo;s Mini E thermostatic tankless water heaters are an electronically controlled version of the mechanical Mini water heaters.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Cinaton vessel faucet
<p>Cinaton&rsquo;s B3004 vessel faucet features a simple silhouette that gives little indication of the technology hidden from view. It operates via five infrared sensors that provide complete control over 13 functions, from temperature to water flow.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Sloan automatic sink faucet
<p>Sloan&rsquo;s EFX380 BASYS automatic sink faucet with turbine energy-harvesting technology has the versatility to meet any application with varying sensor types with flow rates ranging from 0.35 gpm to 1.5 gpm.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
American Standard NextGen Selectronic faucet
<p>American Standard&rsquo;s NextGen Selectronic faucet line features SmarTherm technology that incorporates an ASSE 1070-certified thermostatic hot water temperature limiter in the faucet.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Delta pull-downn kitchen faucet
<p>Delta&rsquo;s Esque single-handle, pull-down kitchen faucet with Touch2O technology features curves and cosmopolitan contours to give it a clean, poised look that accentuates the modernism of a contemporary kitchen or complements a transitional space.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ADEY combat iron oxide sludge
<p>ADEY&rsquo;s MC3+ Cleaner and MC1+ Protector serve different purposes, but are both born of the same need to combat iron oxide sludge.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Oatey Hercules corrosion inhibitor
<p>Oatey&rsquo;s Hercules Sludgehammer Universal Corrosion Inhibitor protects against corrosion and lime-scale buildup.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
HammerHead point-repair kit
<p>HammerHead Trenchless Equipment&rsquo;s sectional point repair system rehabilitates sewer and storm water pipe with circular or oval cross sections 3&rdquo; to 48&rdquo; in diameter.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Ace Duraflo line restoration
<p>Ace Duraflo&rsquo;s ePIPE in-place pipe lining technology reduces lead leaching from lead pipes and other lead contributors, such as lead solder and brass fittings, to safe levels.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Survey: Pleasant restrooms draw return customers
<p>&nbsp;Americans want cleanliness, touchless fixtures, and better stocking of supplies like toilet paper, soap, and paper towels.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ICC, NOWRA partner for clean water on World Water Day
<p>World Water Day, March 22, aims to elevate the awareness and dialogue about the need for improved treatment of wastewater.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 12:56:00 -0400
Water quality makes and breaks hydronic systems
<p>Poor water quality shortens hydronic equipment life span and reduces efficiency.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
DCW showcases top kitchen, bath design trends
<p>KBIS and IBS co-locate at new Orlando venue for the fourth annual Design &amp; Construction Week.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Biggest ever' AHR Expo indicates industry optimism
<p>More than 68,000 attendees visit the 69th annual industry event in Las Vegas.</p>
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Truck of the Month: Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating & Cooling, Knoxville, Tenn.
<p>Pipe Wrench Plumbing, Heating &amp; Cooling, Knoxville, Tenn.</p>
Mon, 20 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
'Heck of a year' for plumbers and pipefitters in Flint, Mich.
<p>The Flint water crisis continues to provide opportunities for local tradespeople to make a difference.</p>
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
PM Profile: MIFAB's Michael Whiteside and Hugh Hornsby
<p>Michael Whiteside and Hugh Hornsby discuss how the family-owned company is serving its customers.</p>
Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Wilo USA acquires Weil Pump, Scot Pump, Karak Machine Corp.
<p>The three companies employ around 150 people and have headquarters and production facilities in Cedarburg, Wisc., and Fort Lauderdale, Fla.</p>
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 17:00:00 -0500
Nexstar Network hires Michael Jahnl as training manager
<p>Jahnl joins a team of 39 dedicated coaches, trainers and support staff who work with plumbing, HVAC and electrical residential service contractors to help them improve their businesses.</p>
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 15:00:00 -0500
WarmlyYours report shows radiant gains in 2016
<p>The report looks at remodeling and housing industry trends, analyzes key annual and quarterly performance vectors, and provides an overview of industry projections for 2017.</p>
Sat, 04 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0500
Katharine Morgan becomes president of ASTM Intl.
<p>Morgan will lead a team that supports thousands of members, customers, partners, and other stakeholders worldwide. She succeeds James A. Thomas, who served in the role for 25 years.</p>
Fri, 03 Mar 2017 07:00:00 -0500
NATE celebrates 20 years of certifying excellence
<p>An&nbsp;ever-increasing number of industry professionals recognize the value of NATE certification and today, nearly&nbsp;34,000 technicians throughout North America&nbsp;hold at least one&nbsp;active NATE certification.&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 18:00:00 -0500
AISES 2017-2018 scholarship deadlines approaching
<p>With support from AISES partners, the scholarship programs offer opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate level students with various degree requirements. Scholarship amounts range from $1,000 - $10,000/year, and may be accompanied by internship opportunities for awarded students.</p>
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500
USGBC releases annual Top 10 States for LEED Green Building
<p>Topping the list is Massachusetts, which moved from third to first place, with a total of 136 LEED-certified projects representing 3.73 square feet of certified space per resident.&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 05:00:00 -0500
Carl Munters posthumously honored as ASHRAE Pioneer of Industry
<p>The award honors deceased individuals who have made milestone contributions to the growth of the air conditioning, heating, refrigeration and ventilation industry, and have shown evidence of distinction, either technically or academically.</p>
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:01:00 -0500
Winsupply names Roland Gordon CEO
<p>Gordon retains his title as president of Winsupply, and&nbsp;Jack Johnston is stepping down from the executive leadership role after leading the company through successive years of record growth.</p>
Wed, 01 Mar 2017 12:00:00 -0500
Latest news from ASA
2017 ASA Winter Leadership Meeting
<p>ASA Winter Leadership Meeting centers on ways to attract new talent to PHCP-PVF companies.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
2017 Supply House Times Women in Industry 20
<p>Meet 20 women playing key roles in the PHCP-PVF supply chain.</p>
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Women in PHCP-PVF industry roundtable panel features female business perspective
<p>Exclusive roundtable interview centers on challenges females face in the PHCP-PVF supply chain, how to attract more women into the industry and the value of ASA&rsquo;s Women in Industry Division.</p>
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
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
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Supply House Times Top Products of 2016
<p>Congratulations to the companies that made it on our Top Products list!</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 13:01:00 -0400
AHR Featuring Top Products of 2017
<p>Check out the new products from the 2017 AHR Expo.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 12:02:00 -0400
More toilet trends
<p>Toilet manufacturers zero in on hygiene features to best meet the needs of their customers.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Neoperl adapter kit
<p>NIBCO&rsquo;s new Press System extended adapters are longer than standard WROT adapters.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
NIBCO extended adapters
<p>NIBCO&rsquo;s new Press System extended adapters are longer than standard WROT adapters.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Taco hot water control
<p>Taco&rsquo;s SmartPlug instant hot-water control is the winner of the 2017 AHR Expo Innovation Award Product of the Year honor.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Jones Stephens toilet flush system
<p>Jones Stephens launches CleanWave, a new sensor-activated toilet flush system.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
General Pipe Cleaners video inspection systems
<p>General Pipe Cleaners&rsquo; Gen-Eye POD video inspection systems now offer optional Wi-Fi capability.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bradford White electric power water heaters
<p>Bradford White subsidiaries Bradford White Water Heaters, Niles Steel Tank and Laars Heating Systems now offer 150- to 2,500-gal.electric water heaters.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Intellihot commerical tankless water heaters
<p>Intellihot Green Technologies&rsquo; introduces its loT and Wi-Fi-enabled Generation II line of green commercial tankless water heaters.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Omega Flex snap-on CSST fittings
<p>The fittings are available in 16 different configurations and are CSA listed.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Milwaukee Tool crimp jaws
<p>Milwaukee Tool&rsquo;s M18 short-throw press tool with PEX crimp jaws is compatible with the leading fitting systems.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Lochinvar water heater and boiler lines
<p>Lochinvar&rsquo;s Smart Touch control has been added as a standard feature on Power-Fin boilers and water heaters.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bonomi North America high-pressure ball valves
<p>Bonomi North America introduces a new line of high-pressure carbon-steel ball valves for use in hydraulic applications.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Legend Valve connection system
<p>Legend notes the time to install PE-RT or PEX tubing into its SmartClick connector is a fraction of the time it takes other fittings systems.</p>
Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Wilo USA booster pumps (AHR Expo)
<p>Wilo USA&rsquo;s new booster offering includes the Wilo CO-Helix, the Wilo Si-Boost EXCEL and the Wilo Helix EXCEL Complete.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Modine geothermal HVAC solution (AHR Expo)
<p>Modine&rsquo;s GeoSync geothermal unit is a vertical water-to-air heat pump that features a CF microchannel air coil.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Danfoss scroll compressors (AHR Expo)
<p>Danfoss&rsquo; new scroll compressors with IDVs are available in capacities from 7.5 to 40 tons.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
RIDGID PEX tool (AHR Expo)
<p>The PEX-One is a battery-operated press tool.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Fujitsu VRF commercial systems (AHR Expo)
<p>Fujitsu General America expands its Airstage V-II VRF equipment line of variable-refrigerant flow heat pumps.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
SharkBite push-to-connect plumbing system (AHR Expo)
<p>SharkBite&rsquo;s EvoPEX is a new push-to-connect plumbing system for new construction.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
2017 ASA Winter Leadership Meeting
<p>ASA Winter Leadership Meeting centers on ways to attract new talent to PHCP-PVF companies.</p>
Wed, 22 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
2017 Omni Spring Meeting another success
<p>Omni Spring Meeting another success under new president Aykroyd&rsquo;s leadership.</p>
Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
LUXE Linear Drains earn cUPC certification from IAPMO R&T
<p>LUXE Linear Drains cUPC certificate of listing from the IAPMO R&amp;T ensures that all of its linear and tile insert shower drains represent the highest degree of integrity.&nbsp;</p>
Fri, 10 Mar 2017 12:50:00 -0500
The Trump business model
<p>Although President Trump&rsquo;s approach to &ldquo;populist&rdquo; domestic production centers and &ldquo;Made in America&rdquo; employment growth has generated intense enthusiasm among America&rsquo;s rank and file, his personal pressure over conglomerate business giants may have unintended consequences.&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Stanley Black & Decker completes Craftsman brand purchase
<p>Sale price is a net present<br /> value of about $900 million cash.</p>
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Wilo USA announces acquisitions
<p>Rosemont, Ill.-based company welcomes Weil Pump, Scot Pump and Karak Machine Corp.</p>
Thu, 09 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA Codes and Standards Update
<p>Stakeholder discussions to control<br /> impurities in end-of-life brass scrap.</p>
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
ASA Washington Update
<p>Congress gives regulations the boot.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500
Winsupply opens Arkansas location
<p>Tony Robinson to lead Winwater of Northeast Arkansas.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Thu, 02 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0500