Signs Your Broan Big Heat 6201 Heating Unit Is A Stage 5 Clinger…

Adam

Does your heater follow you room-to-room?   Do you catch it glancing up at you, sneakily,  looking for attention?   ... I think you've got yourself a stage 5 clinger.  If not, your heater is JUST. THAT. GOOD.   The Big Heat 6201 is an efficient two-level heater…

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5 reasons how Fantech FQ Series Quiet Ceiling Fan will make going to the bathroom better

Steffy

1. the FQ Series Fans silence will never startle your cat.   2. After the deed is done, it will smell like roses.   3. This moldy monster will be living his last days - the FQ ceiling fan eliminates mold!   4. The warranty lasts forever and ever and e…

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Movember Gala Party At The Office

Steffy

On the final day of Movember, our Mo Bros and Mo Sistas celebrated with a Movember Gala. Mo treats were eaten, awards were given out and voting took place! Thank you to...   Our Mo Bros .. and the supportive Mo Sistas! After voting took place, we all seemed to agree th…

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U.S. Manufacturing is back, says plumbing CEOs

Steffy

When six CEOs from Plumbing Manufacturers International agree, our ears perk up. These six CEO's concluded in an article in Contractor Magazine that the U.S. plumbing manufacturing industry is making a comeback.   Sustainability and water savings are top of mind for homeowners considering…

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7 Holiday Gifts For Plumbers

Steffy

What do you get your favorite plumber who seemingly has it all? Here's a few ideas that may leave them pleasantly surprised!   1. M18 Compact 1/2" Drill Driver Kit: This Milwaukee kit is the most compact drill driver in its class. It allows great accessibility in tight work spaces, an…

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How To: Choose an LED Bulb

Steffy

Traditional incandescent light bulbs have gone by the wayside, having been replaced by a slew of newer energy-efficient options. Clearly, something has changed. So what’s going on? In 2007, the federal government passed the Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA), mandating higher energy sta…

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How To Keep Your Toilet Alive For A Long, Long Time…

Adam

  How do you thank that reliable porcelain bowl that has been there for you day in and day out?   One word: Korky.   Korky products, made by Lavelle Industries, uses the best materials to ensure long life for your toilet. The chlorazone red rubber is chemical resist…

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When Efficiency and Technology Converge, Taco Viridian is Born

Adam

  What do internet connection and circulator pumps have in common? The web-enabled Taco Viridian pump, of course.   Taco has released a new line of wet rotor high efficiency circulator pumps. The Viridian line is designed for commercial chilled and hot water applications. The …

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How Grundfos Pumps Contribute To Global Sustatinability

Steffy

Grundfos is on our planets side. According to an article in ContractorMag, Mads Nipper, President and CEO, has a list of ways that Grundofs is trying their best to benefit people and global sustainability simultaneously. Here's some examples:   - Grundfos pioneers technologies to impr…

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Backflow Preventer’s & Why The Water Company Plays For Keeps.

Eli

The Safe Water and Drinking Act, passed by Congress, requires backflow prevention. When the water company gives us water, they play for keeps. They don't want that water back... like, ever. The facility owner is responsible for protecting the water outside of their facility (containment) as well…

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Why Billionaire Michael Bloomberg Tells Youth to Become a Plumber

Steffy

Billionaire Michael Bloomberg suggests high school students skip college, and become a plumber instead.   Bloomberg's reasons, which he shared at the annual meeting of Wall Street trade group SIFMA, and in an article on CNN Money, were:   Being a plumber is a great job bec…

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Lead Free: Year One.

Steffy

  From January 4, 2014 and on, The Reduction of Lead in Drinking Water Act prohibited the use of any pipe, pipe fitting or plumbing fixture, solder or flux that is not lead-free in public water systems. The legal amount of lead that can now be present is .25% lead on wetted surfaces. …

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