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Prevention with Nu Calgon Gas Leak Detectors

Shyene

Natural gas is flammable. If there is a flame in the vicinity of a gas leak, it could lead to a fire or an explosion. While rare, gas leaks have the potential to wreak havoc with costly consequences, such as people getting injured or even dying. A couple months ago, the university in the same city a…

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Trade Life: Tools & Tiaras

Mark

Since the 1970s, women have made up only 3% of trade professionals. As a plumber for Local Union 1 in NYC, Judaline Cassidy wanted to change that. With a passion for her profession and building America, Judaline spreads love and confidence to young girls, introducing them to exciting opportuniti…

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FKD Series of Mixed Flow Centrifugal Fans from Fantech

Emily

These fans are an excellent choice for exhaust or supply applications where quieter performance and easy installation are important. They can be mounted at any angle in any point along the duct work and can easily be removed from the duct work for service.      [embed]https://…

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Take Advantage of the Earth with GES Geothermal Fittings

Shyene

We are proud to present geothermal fittings by Ground Energy Systems, a brand we just started carrying a couple weeks ago. Geothermal heat pumps are an increasingly popular option for homeowners; it is seen as a cost-efficient system, as well as environmentally conscious. They function similarly to …

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The Power of Aquastats: Controlling Boiler Temperatures

Shyene

What's that random rectangular product mounted to the side of your boiler? What does it do? All of these are valid questions homeowners have probably thought and asked their installer.     A temperature control—also known as an "aquastat," due to Honeywell's catchy branding name-…

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The 6 Best Things You Can Do for Your Plumbing

Gregory

If you take these steps to safeguard your plumbing system now, you could reduce the risk of future plumbing problems and even increase the useful life of some of your appliances!   Most water supply pipes and drain lines are tucked away behind walls or in under-sink cabinets, so it’s ea…

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Leviton: Electricity Experts and Friends of Thomas Edison

Gregory

Leviton has been in business since 1906, so they're no stranger to the world of electricity. One of their first designs was actually a lamp holder for Thomas Edison's electric lamp in 1910. So they've seen how much and how rapidly the world of electricity, electrical appliances, and smart technology…

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ZoomLock, a.k.a. the New Best Friend of Refrigerant Lines

Shyene

Several recent blogs revolved around SharkBite and its ability to provide an alternative to soldering. While the product I’m about to discuss is not tool-free, it allows those without much copper installation experience to make a solid connection. Parker Hannifin came out with a new method for…

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Honeywell is Making Radiant Heat More Accurate

Gregory

The Honeywell T6 Pro Hydronic Programmable Thermostat with Slab/Floor Sensor isn’t exactly a new item from Honeywell. But, it is a new combination of items being offered by them. We're excited about this, so I guess the obvious question is why? Well, read on and you'll see!   First off…

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Here’s Why Your Plumbing Sweats in the Summer

Guest

Are you tired of finding condensation puddling up around your plumbing pipes and fixtures this time of year? With these five solutions, you can relax and stop mopping up the water.   Q: This is our first summer in our new house, and suddenly it seems like all the b…

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Radiant Heat Without the Concrete: Ultra-Fin Plates

Shyene

Central air heating not doing the trick for your family during those cold East Coast winters? Have a wood-framed home that doesn’t retain heat? One option you have is radiant heat, which consists of a hydronic tubing system underneath your actual flooring. But wait, radiant heat sounds complicated…

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Hot Water Made Easy, Thanks to Tankless

Gregory

We all love hot water; it’s great for a hot shower or a nice cup of tea. And the only way we can consistently and reliably get hot water in our homes is through our hot water heaters. But not all water heaters are created equally. So let’s talk about tankless water heaters.   What mak…

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