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HI creates new rating label for pumps
<p>The program will accelerate the adoption of more efficient pumping systems into the marketplace and contribute towards broad-based energy savings for end-users in commercial and industrial sectors including agriculture and building services.</p>
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 14:03:53 -0400
3 reasons to hug a plumber on April 25
<p>Tuesday&nbsp;is National Hug A Plumber Day, so&nbsp;Ferguson product experts are sharing three reasons these trade professionals deserve a huge embrace.&nbsp;</p>
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 10:17:00 -0400
PMI urges EPA to preserve WaterSense program
<p>PMI has reached out to more than 50 key congressional offices during recent weeks to discuss the value of maintaining the WaterSense program.</p>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Study: Water-efficient toilets could save up to 360 billion gallons of water per year
<p>This research produces important direction for water managers nationwide, as 40 out of 50 states anticipate water shortages in the coming years with most of these states already experiencing periodic shortages.</p>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 06:30:00 -0400
The Wi-Fi thermostat revolution
<p>Contractors stand to profit as wholesale prices of Wi-Fi thermostats drop.</p>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:01:00 -0400
Nursing home upgrades to tankless water heaters
<p>Eleven 199,900 Btu/h water heaters help meet the facility&rsquo;s high demand for hot water.</p>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
What is your why?
<p>Being a leader starts with identifying and understanding what motivates you.</p>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Service World Expo announces call for speakers
<p>Service World Expo is the bold, new, must-attend conference, trade show, and networking event for residential contractors involved in Plumbing, HVAC or Electrical service who want to ignite growth and performance in their companies.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:30:00 -0400
Dwyer Group acquires Bright & Beautiful
<p>Dwyer Group will now have 15 franchise brands with more than 2,800 franchisees across service brands and a record 600-plus&nbsp;employees throughout North America, U.K. and Germany.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 06:25:00 -0400
Enviro Reverse Osmosis (RO) home water treatment
<p>The six-stage system is comprised of a four-stage pre-filter with a membrane and post-filter housed in a single cartridge.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bemis Radiance seat
<p>Bemis&rsquo; Radiance seat is a premium plastic toilet seat with new technologies and features.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Niagara Conservation Stealth one-piece Toilet
<p>Niagara Conservation&rsquo;s Stealth One-Piece Toilet meets EPA WaterSense criteria and is MaP Premium-rated.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Copper Tube handbook app
<p>The &ldquo;Copper Tube Handbook&rdquo; is available in Apple App or Google Play stores.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Lubrizol mechanical joining methods
<p>The 6950 Plastic Cut Groover forms standard cut grooves in CPVC by removing material with a specially formed cutting bit.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
American Standard apron tub
<p>American Standard&rsquo;s Studio apron tub is suitable for a standard alcove tub space.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Isenberg WaterFlo line of handheld showers
<p>Isenberg&rsquo;s WaterFlo line of handheld showers features an ergo-dynamic design that fits comfortably in the user&rsquo;s hand.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Asahi Asahitec PP-RCT piping systems
<p>Asahi&rsquo;s Asahitec PP-RCT piping systems for plumbing and HVAC applications are comprised of two systems.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Elkay fireclay sinks
<p>Elkay&rsquo;s Fireclay sinks are glazed at high temperatures to create a smooth finish with a glossy sheen.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Moen bath and kitchen suites
<p>Moen&rsquo;s Vichy bath suite offers cylindrical shapes, contoured edges and a slim handle in a chrome finish.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
RIDGID STRAPLOCK Pipe Handle
<p>Pipe Lining Supply features a variety of lining materials used in the CIPP lateral lining process.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Pipe Lining Supply lateral lining materials
<p>It is equipped with quick connects and an easy-to-squeeze trigger system.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Stopcon Emergency Plug System
<p>It is equipped with quick connects and an easy-to-squeeze trigger system.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Fluke infrared cameras
<p>The Ti480 features a pistol-grip form factor and four times the resolution power.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Brizo bath and kitchen collection
<p>Brizo&rsquo;s Litze collection is equally at home in clean, contemporary environments or raw, industrial spaces.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Quik Lining Systems' curing accelerator
<p>Quik Lining Systems&rsquo; 199,000 Btu/h heater accelerates the curing of CIPP lateral sewer liners.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Legend stainless steel manifold series
<p>Legend&rsquo;s M-8330 stainless steel manifold series is designed and rigorously tested for use in hydronic heating.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bosch Thermotechnology Buderus panel radiators
<p>Bosch Thermotechnology&rsquo;s Buderus Panel Radiators are clean, do not blow air or stir up dust and their operation is virtually silent.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Aquatherm's pipe for radiant applications
<p>The company introduces its newest addition, Blue Pipe SDR 9.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
NOFP radiant floor insulation
<p>It<span dir="RTL">&rsquo;</span>s flexible, durable and walkable.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Viega ProRadiant insulated piping system
<p>Viega&rsquo;s ProRadiant Insulated PEX Barrier Piping System for its snow-melting system features insulation.</p>
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Latest news from ASA
Stakeholder discussions to control impurities in end-of-life brass scrap
<p>Copper Development Association held a summit where ASA along with other stakeholders gathered to discuss the recycling of lead-free brass products.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Get off the sidelines and get involved
<p>The overwhelming theme at this year&rsquo;s Winter Leadership Meeting was a call to get more involved.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The next generation of leaders
<p>So much of the recent focus has been on finding the next generation of the workforce.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Advancing your future starts with you
<p>As serious distributors, we are deeply interested in what the future will throw at us and how our businesses will be impacted. </p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Expanding our leadership to become indispensable
<p>ASA leadership continues to gather to assess the role of ASA in driving change toward building a stronger industry and helping our members succeed.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Four reasons why our membership in ASA matters
<p>Our ASA membership provides us with a rare sense of community and serves as a &ldquo;go-to&rdquo; source of industry understanding and involvement.</p>
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:52:00 -0400
ASA Women in Industry partners with Texas A&M
<p>This division provides a welcoming place for women entering the industry, as well as networking and education opportunities for the current workforce.</p>
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA University honors first Master of Distribution Management graduate
<p><a href="http://www.asa.net/Education/ASA-University" target="_blank">ASA University</a> is excited to announce the first graduate of the Master of Distribution Management program, a comprehensive leadership curriculum to develop top talent.</p>
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
ASA focused on six years of growth
<p>Coming off five consecutive years of net membership growth in 2016, seven companies joined ASA as new members this year.</p>
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
NETWORK 2017 focuses on building your bottom line
<p>The American Supply Association is here to help you adapt, grow and succeed.</p>
Wed, 29 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
The power of networking
<p>There is nothing more important to the success of a company than experience.</p>
Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Do you have the 'it' factor
<p>Building rapport is key to having the &lsquo;it&rsquo; factor.</p>
Mon, 27 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 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
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Remote connectivity becomes more prevalent with water heaters
<p>Like other PHCP products, remote connectivity is becoming more prevalent with water heaters.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
WIT buying group reports record 2016 performance
<p>WIT buying group reports record 2016 performance.</p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Advancing your future starts with you
<p>As serious distributors, we are deeply interested in what the future will throw at us and how our businesses will be impacted. </p>
Tue, 25 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Plumbing Manufacturers International urges EPA to preserve WaterSense program
<p>PMI has reached out to more than 50 key congressional offices during recent weeks to discuss the value of maintaining the WaterSense program.</p>
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 13:00:00 -0400
Carrier screw chiller
<p>The chiller has the smallest footprint to exceed AHSRAE 90.1-2013 specification.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Viega ball valves
<p>The valves are available in 1/2&rdquo; and 3/4&rdquo; press sizes and 3/4&rdquo; hose sizes.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Sloan automatic sink faucet
<p>The faucets provide interchangeability of components with a single tool.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Watco removable grid strainer drain
<p>Watco&rsquo;s IdealLav drain includes a grid strainer and a stopper.&nbsp;</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Hackney van shelving packages
<p>Hackney’s aluminum shelving line extends its reach into select Sprinter van models.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
General Pipe Cleaners power drain cleaner
<p>The patented Quick-Grip chuck lets the user quickly grip or release the cable with only a quarter turn.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Pioneer Industries lavatory faucet
<p>The Olympia i2 lavatory faucet&rsquo;s low-flow technology ensures it meets WaterSense and CALGreen criteria.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Schneider Packaging pallet generation software
<p>Schneider Packaging Equipment&rsquo;s HMI-based pattern generation software automatically enables end users to create optimized patterns.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Matco-Norca reducing adapters
<p>Matco-Norca&rsquo;s male standard thread-double male reducing adapters are lead-free.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Stiebel Eltron thermostatic tankless water heaters
<p>They are an electronically controlled version of the company&rsquo;s popular mechanical Mini water heaters.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Danze kitchen faucet
<p>Danze&rsquo;s Foodie pre-rinse kitchen faucet features a spring-action wand.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Milwaukee Valve press-fit valve
<p>Milwaukee Valve&rsquo;s UltraPress press-fit valve convenience is now available in larger sizes to simplify installation.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Webstone service valve kits
<p>Patented Isolator E-X-P service valve kits allow for quicker, consistent quality tankless water-heater installations with fewer leak paths.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Penn Machine stainless forged products
<p>Electropolished fittings are cleaner, more corrosion resistant and reduce weld prep time.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Kissler stem ID tool
<p>The tool is free with the purchase of a stem display.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
IBC Technologies condesning fire-tube boilers
<p>IBC Technologies&rsquo; all-new SL G3 series of condensing fire-tube boilers has inputs ranging from 115,000 to 399,000, and includes up to a 10:1 turndown.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Carlin Combustion Technology gas primary control
<p>Carlin Combustion Technology announces the official launch of its new 60200FR gas primary control.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Aquor house hydrant
<p>Aquor&rsquo;s house hydrant is an eco-friendly, in-wall outdoor faucet compatible with any garden hose.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
DeWalt reciprocating saw
<p>A keyless four-position blade clamp is ideal for flush cutting and versatility.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Bosch work lights
<p>Both 18-volt work lights shine at 1,900 lumens.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
KNIPEX tethered tools
<p>KNIPEX Tools introduces 24 tools with tether attachment mounts for its Tethered Tool Pliers Program.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Porter Cable impact driver
<p>Porter Cable&rsquo;s 20V MAX lithium ion brushless impact driver features more runtime and shorter tool length.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Irwin screwdrivers
<p>IRWIN Tools&rsquo; adds numerous tools to its Performance Series screwdriver family.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Milwaukee Tool ProPEX expansion tool
<p>The tool complements Milwaukee&rsquo;s current offering of M12 and M18 ProPEX expansion tools.</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Ferguson names new CFO
<p>Bill Brundage to replace the retiring Dave Keltner.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400
Winsupply acquires California distributor
First West Coast electrical location for national distributor.
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 00:00:00 -0400